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Staff Accountant

Posted June 4, 2020

Maryland Live! Casino
Hanover, MD

About This Job


The Staff Accountant is responsible for providing management with financial information by researching and analyzing accounts and preparing financial statements.

Core Service Standards

  • CLEAN: Must make the property shine and look impeccable while maintaining a neat CLEAN and crisp personal appearance.
  • SAFE: Must make guests feel SAFE and comfortable through creating a worry free, carefree experience.
  • FAST: Provide FAST and efficient service with accuracy. Meet service time requirements and anticipate guest needs.
  • FRIENDLY: Greet each guest with FRIENDLY welcomes, making eye contact and smiling. Use H.E.A.R.T. steps to ease guest concerns. Say thank you to departing guests.
  • FUN: Work passionately as a team to create a FUN experience both for everyone who works and plays here.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Independently compile and analyze financial information to prepare journal entries
  • Perform various account reconciliations and maintain balance sheet reconciliation records.
  • Ability to read and understand general ledger with cash and credit card reconciliations.
  • Submit monthly accounting close entries.
  • Capability to assist with fixed asset tracking and maintenance.
  • Create and/or edit financial reports within accounting/finance software.
  • Prepare financial statements by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system and from departments.
  • Ensure transactions are in accordance with GAAP and internal policies and procedures are followed
  • Review, investigate, and correct errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports.
  • Communicate financial information to department heads and maintain relationships with other departments.
  • Present financial information monthly to the CFO and respond to resulting inquiries.
  • Answer accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.
  • Ensure that all deadlines are met in accordance with the closing dates set by executive management.
  • Assist in preparing audit work papers and being involved in the audit process for internal, external and regulatory agency audits.
  • Other duties as necessary.


Education, Training, Experience

  • 2+ years of experience in finance operations
  • A 4-year degree Accounting, Finance or in related field or equivalent work experience. CPA preferred.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office especially Excel.
  • Must be able to comply with all state gaming regulations, which may include obtaining a license

Mental and Physical Requirements

  • Ability to analyze and interpret departmental needs and results.
  • Ability to solve complex financial problems.
  • Ability to perform assigned duties under frequent time pressures in an interruptive environment.
  • Ability to maintain mental concentration for significant periods of time.
  • Knowledge of area gaming regulations and generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Broad variety of tasks and deadlines requires an irregular work schedule.

Working Conditions

  • 24/7 high energy casino with over 300,000 sq. ft of gaming and entertainment space and approximately 3000 employees
  • Exposed to alcohol, cigarette and cigar smoke, bright lights, and loud noises.
  • You may occasionally work in an environment where smoking is allowed.

Additional Information

Applicants must already be authorized to work in the US and must be able to obtain and maintain a casino license in the state of Maryland.


About this Employer

Maryland Live! Casino

7002 Arundel Mills Circle
Hanover, MD 21076

(443) 842-7000

310 Room Hotel

Live! Hotels is a national luxury hotel owner and operator.  The flagship Live! Hotel is located at Live! Casino in Anne Arundel, Maryland, and is part of one of the largest and most successful gaming, retail and entertainment destinations in the country.  This AAA Four-Diamond property consists of 258 luxury rooms, 50 suites, 2 Penthouses, a full-service Spa, state of the art Fitness Center and a 4,000 person capacity live performance/ events venue.  The hotel is integrated with multiple award-winning food and beverage options and the 280,000 square foot gaming floor. 

The second Live! Hotel will open in late 2020 at the new Live! Casino in the Stadium District in Philadelphia.  

Live! Hotels are developed by an affiliate of The Cordish Companies (“Cordish”), which is widely recognized as the preeminent national developer of large-scale mixed-use projects and entertainment districts. With more than a century of operations, Cordish has also become a leading developer and operator of gaming and hospitality projects, and a market leader in pioneering a new standard in sports-anchored mixed-use developments.

In 2018, Cordish further extended its hospitality operations through a partnership with the world-renown Loews Hotel to create a new Live! by Loews chain of upscale hotels.  The first hotel in this joint venture recently opened in Cordish’s Texas Live! project in Arlington, Texas.  The second Live! by Loews will be open in 2020 in St. Louis, Missouri, at Ballpark Village.