Compliance Specialist

Pinnacle Entertainment Lake Charles , LA 70602

Posted 6 days ago

What would I be doing?

To safeguard the company's assets by minimizing potential regulatory risk of IRS fines and penalties associated with the federally mandated currency reporting requirements of Title 31 of the Bank Secrecy Act by auditing and enforcing the Title 31/Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Compliance Program. Provide support to the Director of Compliance in all matters relative to regulatory compliance.


  • Daily interpretations and enforcements of federally mandated reporting requirements of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) relating to the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN).

  • Minimizes regulatory risk of IRS fines and penalties by maintaining the Title 31 Compliance program so as to ensure accurate capturing of currency transactions, effective daily audits of all Title 31 paperwork, and timely filing of all Currency Transaction Reports by Casino (CTRC) and Suspicious Activity Reports by Casino (SARC) to the IRS and FinCEN, respectively, as required by federal law.

  • Continual development and improvement of the

Title 31 Compliance Program, to include on-going evaluation of departmental procedures, training materials, and system capabilities of capturing cash-in and cash-out transactions.

  • Ability to work independently and objectively while exhibiting sound discretion when researching and interpreting federal requirements, scrutinizing data, and/or seeking resolution of Title 31 issues.

  • Ability to thoroughly investigate suspicious activities ensuring the most complete and detailed narrative of events are reported in a timely manner to FinCEN.

  • Conducts routine assessments of the property's Responsible Gaming efforts to ensure compliance with the American Gaming Associations Code of Conduct and the Louisiana Compulsive Gambling Division, reporting any identified failures to the Director of Compliance.

  • Provides assistance with compliance related investigations and audits as assigned by the Director of Compliance.

  • Completes special projects as assigned by the Director of Compliance and recommend improvement and/or corrective actions as necessary.

  • Maintains strict confidentiality regarding all matters related to the compliance department including areas governed by PNK's Compliance Program.

  • Maintain the Disassociated Persons (DAP) Database and corresponding files and programs Perform follow-ups with departments regarding Internal Audit findings to ensure that the issues identified are addressed in a timely fashion.

  • Maintain strict control over the Sensitive Key inventory and perform maintenance in regard to the Morse Watchman system.

  • Maintain and organize subpoenas and provide necessary information to legal team.

  • Provides assistance to the Gaming Compliance Technician as assigned by the Director of Compliance

WORKING CONDITIONS/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSAbility to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts.Ability to review, comprehend and respond to all requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley, Title 31 and LA Regulation Title 42.Ability to review, comprehend and respond to all departmental documentation.Ability to review, understand or prepare financial statements of various types.Ability to use a computer, keyboard, calculator, 10-key.Ability to draft correspondence to LA State Police and respond to audit findings.

What are we looking for?

Must be able to write detailed reports. Ability to perform complex mathematical and financial analysis. Ability to make strong oral and written presentations. These skills are typically acquired through a Bachelor's Degree in Business or Accounting, including the completion of the accounting, finance and business courses. Three years' related experience with one year in the Hotel/Casino industry preferred.

What would it be like to work at this property?

L'Auberge Casino Resort is located two hours from the Houston metropolitan area. This premier facility is ideal for the business traveler or guest looking for the ultimate in hospitality and dining experiences, plus non-stop gaming action. The property includes a 26-story hotel complex; an 18-hole golf course designed by Tom Fazio; 26,000 gross square feet of meeting space, including a full-service business center and landscaped terrace space plus outdoor poolside lawn and beach; two resort swimming pools, lazy river and private cabana courtyard; full-service salon, spa and cardio fitness center; unique retail stores; ten innovative dining outlets; and top-name entertainment. And the expansive 70,000 square foot casino features Vegas-like gambling action.

L'Auberge Casino & Hotel
777 Avenue L'Auberge

Lake Charles, LA 70601

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Compliance Specialist

Pinnacle Entertainment