Manager - Internal Audit Encore Boston Harbor in Everett, MA at Wynn Careers

Date Posted: 8/10/2018

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Job Description

 

ABOUT ENCORE BOSTON HARBOR Encore Boston Harbor is a luxury global destination gaming resort that will feature 671 hotel rooms with sweeping views of the Boston skyline and Boston Harbor, ultra-premium spa, luxury retail, high-end dining, and state-of-the-art ballroom and meeting spaces. At a total cost of $2.5 billion, it is the largest private single-phase development in the history of the Commonwealth.  Situated on the waterfront along the Mystic River and connected to Boston Harbor, Encore Boston Harbor will include a six-acre park along the water that will feature a harborwalk, an events lawn, public viewing areas, ornate floral displays and retail and dining experiences that overlook the Encore Harbor Walk. 

Encore Boston Harbor is currently under construction with resort opening anticipated June 2019.  Once open, Encore Boston Harbor will employ over 4,000 team members.  We invite you to apply to be a member of the founding Encore Boston Harbor team.

 

The Encore Boston Harbor Manager - Internal Audit, working in conjunction with the  Wynn Resorts, Limited Internal Audit Department, will manage the daily operations of the local Encore Boston Harbor Internal Audit Department. The Internal Audit Manager will be responsible for the planning and completion of audit and review engagements. The Internal Audit Manager should be comfortable communicating the corresponding issues and audit requests directly with the company leadership.  This includes, but is not limited to; the management of the department strategy and ensuring alignment with overall Wynn Resorts, Limited and Encore Boston Harbor strategy; maximizing opportunities for departmental and company success; maintaining all Wynn Resorts, Limited and Encore Standards: and ensuring excellent  team member experience.

 

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  

 

•         Ensures all Wynn Resorts, Limited and Encore Boston Harbor core values and property and department standards are implemented and applied.

 

•         Assists Wynn Resorts, Limited Internal Audit Management in preparing comprehensive annual risk assessments, audit plans, short-and long-term departmental programs, goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures; monitors and evaluates operational effectiveness; effects changes required for improvement.  Identifies key drivers of success.

 

•         Manages the departmental performance, and the accuracy, confidentiality, and thoroughness of departmental policies and procedures; records and reports.

 

•         Adheres to  the Wynn Resorts, Limited Internal Audit quality assurance program and  Internal Audit Policies and Procedures. Ensures the department’s work is performed in accordance with appropriate professional and company standards including, but not limited to, the Institute of Internal Auditors’ (IIA) International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and Code of Ethics.

 

•         Monitors all activities of the organization to ensure that all applicable internal policies, federal and state laws, rules, regulations and controls property wide are enforced. 

 

•         Maintains effective working relationships with management, independent public accountants and regulatory auditors. Coordinates work with external auditors and other company oversight monitoring functions. 

 

•         Facilitates communication throughout the property by organizing and presiding over regularly scheduled meetings with team members within the department and with other departments as appropriate to ensure property wide communication.

 

•         Responsible for hiring, performance management, and employee engagement within the department.  Provides training opportunities, constructive and positive feedback to team members within area of responsibility.  Creates a motivating environment.

 

•         Keeps informed of all new developments within the department and makes recommendations designed to maximize department and company success.

 

•         Effectively manages employee relations, which will require levels of patience, tact and diplomacy. Responsible for addressing team member issues as appropriate. 

 

•         Manages multiple priorities simultaneously and meets deadlines, often in stressful and high-pressure situations in order to ensure completion of the annual audit plan.

 

•         Must have the ability to promote positive, fair, and ethical relations with all team members, with all Encore contractors, and in all interactions within the Host and Surrounding communities as an ambassador of the Encore brand.

 

•         Reviews and approves all internal audit findings and recommendations. Ensures prompt and appropriate reporting of significant audit finding and compliance violations.  Provide final engagement results to the Chief Audit Executive or Executive Director of Internal Audit for review and approval and, subsequently, communicate results to appropriate Management personnel and follow-up on remediation efforts as applicable.

 

•         Strong background and experience with audit methodologies and techniques and maintains current knowledge of gaming regulations and professional standards.

 

•         Excellent project management, oral and written communication skills.

 

•         Planning, executing and completing  Sarbanes-Oxley, Massachusetts Gaming Commission, Title 31, Information Technology, Construction, and Operational audits.

 

•         Research and analyze audit related issues. 

 

•         Works with safety as a priority, and follows department and company safety standards.

 

•         Maintains relevant knowledge of industry through continuing education and training.

 

•         Performs any other job-related duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each job responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Age, Gaming and Certifications:

21 years of age or above.

Will be required to obtain and maintain registration or a license issued by the Massachusetts Gaming.

 Professional Certification preferred (Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).

Education and/or Experience: 

Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or equivalent (preferred Accounting or Finance) required.

Minimum 5 years of Accounting and / or Audit experience required, 3 years in a leadership role preferred with compulsory knowledge of the following:

  • Nevada (or other State) Gaming Control Board / Commission Minimum Internal Control Standards (MICS) and Regulations;
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) Framework;
  • Information Technology General Computer Controls (GCC);
  • Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Title 31 and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Programs;
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA);
  • Construction Auditing; and
  • Operational Auditing.

Requires strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office specifically Outlook, Word, Excel, & PowerPoint.

Candidate must have experience with audit planning and project management.

Must possess outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and administrative skills, as well as excellent attention to detail.

Knowledge of union as well as non-union working environments preferred.

Leisure/gaming industry experience a plus.

 

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents, such as policy and procedure manuals, maintenance instructions, and other related documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries from other employees or guests. Fluency in English required, second language a plus.  Ability to write detailed instructions and correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations.

Mathematical Skills & Reasoning Ability:

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to decipher reports and maintain reports on request.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is also regularly required to stand, walk, sit, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, and to sit, climb or balance, and stoop, stretch, bend, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Essential responsibilities include moderate physical ability such as lift or maneuver at least thirty (30) pounds, and varied instances of standing/walking. 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that exists while Team Members are performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is typically moderate. When on the property or some back of house areas, the noise level increases to loud. Must be able to interact with internal and external guests in a professional manner.
  • Due to the unpredictable nature of the hospitality/entertainment industry, Team Members must be able to work varying-schedules to reflect the business needs of the property.

In accordance with our host and surrounding community agreements, we will give preference to properly qualified residents of the cities of (1) Everett, (2) Malden, and (3) Boston, Cambridge, Chelsea, Medford, and Somerville.

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