Type of Position
Internal Audit
Days (1st)
Pay Rate
Based on experience

Internal Audit Director


Potawatomi Hotel & Casino (PH&C), owned by the Forest County Potawatomi tribe, is one of the most comprehensive, state-of-the-art entertainment properties in the Midwest, including slot machines, table games, poker tables, bingo, off-track-betting, a theater, event center, award-winning restaurants, full-service catering, and a luxury hotel, with a variety of business meeting and special occasion venues.  In addition to being the premier entertainment destination in the Midwest, PH&C sets the bar high for responsible citizenship through its dedication to charitable giving, responsible gambling, and sustainability.   


PH&C operates on growth-oriented Mission, Vision, and Values statements that emphasize providing opportunities, being the premier entertainment destination in the Midwest, and most importantly, acting with integrity in everything that we do.  While carrying out the job duties listed below, the Internal Audit Director will contribute to our continued success by demonstrating unsurpassed guest service, a high level of integrity and ethical standards, and personal and professional dedication to our Mission, Vision, and Values.  


Principal Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential Functions)

  1. *Manage and perform audits and special reviews of Casino and Hotel functions, processes, business units, contracts, and other activities to ensure reliability and integrity of information; proper recording of transactions; safeguarding of assets; compliance with policies and procedures; achievement of operational goals and objectives; and effective and efficient use of resources. 
  2. *Carry out management responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include but are not limited to interviewing, hiring, and training team members; scheduling and motivating team members; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining team members up to and including termination; addressing complaints; and resolving problems.
  3. *Oversee development of annual audit plans, risk assessments, and internal audit programs. Manage internal audit processes including but not limited to definition of scope, control evaluation, testing activities, reporting, issue resolution, and risk assessments to ensure compliance with federal, state, and tribal gaming regulations.
  4. *Conduct regular meetings with Forest County Potawatomi Gaming Commission Internal Audit Department representatives to address and resolve reported instances of non-compliance and other issues in a timely manner. 
  5. *Identify performance improvement opportunities for the business.  Provide ongoing reporting to company management and share best business practices on areas to improve efficiency in operations.
  6. *Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of company accounts, financial processes, systems, policies, and procedures and maintain technical proficiency with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), auditing standards, trends, and best business practices.  
  7. *Provide training, guidance, and communication to gaming personnel regarding regulatory and internal audit requirements and the gaming facilities policies and procedures.
  8. *Create and execute programs which improve guest service, team building, team efficiency, and team member morale.
  9. *Plan department budgets and ensure their accountability. 
  10. *Respond to ad hoc requests to address control issues on new business processes, policies, and procedures and provide consultative services to management including exception reporting and analysis.  
  11. Establish, update, and ensure full compliance with departmental Internal Controls, policies, procedures, and regulations.
  12. Perform other duties as assigned. 


  1. A Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of progressively responsible, related experience are required. A Master’s degree is preferred.  
  2. Five years of managerial experience are required, 3 of which were at the department manager level. Management experience in a gaming operation of similar size is required.
  3. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) required.  
  4. Office skills must include the ability to use standard office equipment and intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred. 
  5. The ability to use strong organization skills and attention to detail to accurately handle multiple job duties and projects in a fast-paced environment.
  6. The ability to maintain discretion in handling confidential information.
  7. The ability to interact with and understand the interests of stakeholders at all levels, as well as the impact of those interests on PH&C and its goals. The ability to communicate effectively before groups of guests or team members of the organization.
  8. The ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents such as technical journals, financial reports, legislation, and legal documents.
  9. The ability to work irregular hours and extended shifts including late nights, early mornings, weekends, and holidays.
  10. While performing the duties of this job, the team member is required to talk, hear, stand, sit, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and move freely throughout the office and property for duration of scheduled shift.  The team member is frequently required to use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The team member must be able to operate a personal computer. The team member is be required to lift, carry, push, pull, or move objects up to 10 pounds on a regular basis and up to 25 pounds occasionally, with assistance.  Team member must wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) while performing job duties. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.     


Working Conditions
The noise level is usually moderate.  When on the casino floor the noise level increases. The facility is not smoke free.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all qualifications, responsibilities, duties, and skills required.