Monarch Blackhawk Casino

Black Hawk, Colorado, United States

Senior Internal Compliance Officer

Posted over 1 month ago

Job Description

Job LocationsUS-CO-Black Hawk
ID2022-17136Employment TypeFull-TimeSubdivisionCasino, General Administration, Leadership

Job Title: Senior Internal Compliance Officer

Salary: $80,000+

Status: Full Time

Shift: Generally MondayFriday, Dayshift

Other Compensation: Bonus

In addition, we are offering you a $600 referral bonus for every friend/family that you bring after you start.

Luxury matched only by the sublime beauty of the Colorado Rockies awaits you in our all new ULTIMATE resort. Experience everything that surrounds our beautiful location in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, including world-class skiing, fishing and horseback riding.

Monarchs ultimate resort features a Chophouse, 24/7 Caf, Buffet, and Bistro Restaurant. Experience the heart-pounding gaming action on our newly-expanded casino floor, featuring over 1,200 of the hottest slot machines, 40 table games including: black jack, Pai Gow, roulette, and baccarat with unlimited betting; a new poker room and sports betting room. On our 23rd floor experience breath taking panoramic mountain views in our Spa, Fitness Center, and Pool.

There are many great advantages to work for Monarch Casino Resort Spa:

  • Consistent Schedules
  • Free Hot Meal per shift
  • Non-smoking environment
  • Subsidized transportation
  • Career Advancement
  • Beautiful, modern, fast paced work environment that you can take pride in

Under the guidance of the Corporate Director of Internal Audit and/or the Corporate Vice President of Finance, as well as the Monarch Casino Resort Spa General Manager, the Senior Internal Compliance Officer is responsible for managing the property Internal Controls, and will have oversight of all compliance requirements for Gaming, Financial and other Operations activities at Monarch Casino Resort Spa.Develops, implements, and maintains internal controls, standard operating procedures, and regulations for state and federal agencies

  • Oversee efforts to audit and monitor reportable currency transactions and suspicious activities.
  • Ensure Title 31 Compliance; to include thorough auditing of daily Title 31 paperwork, accurate and timely submissions of CDOG filings, issuance and tracking of departmental exception reports, assistance with facilitation of classroom training, one-on-one training, and test review.
  • Designated as the divisional anti-money laundering (AML) Compliance Officer responsible for day-to-day compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act and the casino's anti-money laundering program. Preparation of Bank Secrecy Act documentation for approval and mailing (SARC).
  • Record retention of all Title 31 documentation as required by the Bank Secrecy Act and Monarch Casino & Resort Inc. document retention policies.
  • Record retention of all SARC documentation.
  • Retrieve, audit and maintain computer reports, spreadsheets and Word document files of the Title 31 Audit.
  • Ensure Title 31 training of all required positions, including preparation of training manuals and documents, presentation materials, maintenance of training logs, and scheduling of classes.
  • Ensure completion of Title 31 training for all departments responsible for compliance with Title 31.
  • Preparation of exception reports and maintenance of exception logs.
  • Conduct in-house investigations and routine audits.
  • Research and document inquiries from federal and state regulatory agencies, court systems, and taxing authorities.
  • Prepare audit report responses from management, quarterly compliance reports, and other documentation required by CDOG and/or Monarch Casino & Resort Inc.
  • Ensure Monarchs compliance with Colorado Gaming Regulations to include, among other things, verifying new system software and any annual recertifications necessary, to ensure approval in accordance with Colorado Gaming Regulations.
  • Review slot software notifications upon receipt and verify against the Slot Master File to ensure software hasnt been revoked. If software is revoked, notification to the Director of Slot Operations and the Slot Performance Manager will be made to ensure timely ordering of replacement software.
  • Review the Slot Master File monthly to ensure that it matches current slot settings on the floor.
  • Maintain a dialog and positive working relationship with the staff of Colorado Division of Gaming, the Colorado Gaming Commission and other regulatory agencies having jurisdiction over the operations of Monarch Casino Resort Spa.
  • Ensure that effective internal controls for Monarch Casino Resort Spa are established and maintained in compliance with all applicable federal and state statutes and regulations.
  • Work with property management to develop departmental procedures that are adequate to satisfy requirements of the internal controls.
  • Complete audit and documentation of the Problem Gambling and Underage Gambling Program and the routine assessment of the propertys Responsible Gaming efforts to ensure compliance with the American Gaming Associations Code of Conduct (i.e. placement of brochures, signage, literature), reporting any identified failures to the General Manager.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality regarding all matters related to Monarch Casinos compliance department.
  • Complete special projects as assigned by the Corporate Internal Auditor or property General Manager and recommend corrective actions as necessary.
  • Minimum three years leadership experience in a compliance or regulatory position within the casino industry.
  • Bachelors degree (B.A./B.S.) in accounting, business or related field from an accredited four-year college or university.
  • Knowledge of state, local and federal laws pertaining to Gaming, Alcohol Service, and Risk.
  • Possession or ability to obtain a Key Gaming License with the Colorado Division of Gaming.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with department managers, Team Members, and the general public.
  • Ability to present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written form.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • People oriented and results driven with leadership skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and HR systems and databases.


  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with ethical integrity; Upholds organizational values.
  • Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Inspires respect and trust; Accepts feedback from others; Provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates; Gives appropriate recognition to others; Displays passion and optimism; Mobilizes others to fulfill the vision.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Strategic Thinking - Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands organization's strengths & weaknesses; Analyzes market and competition; Identifies external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing conditions.
  • Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
  • Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments. Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Not only does Monarch offer a luxury experience for guests we offer luxury benefits to our Team Members as well!

Full Time Team Members (30+ hours) will enjoy the following benefits and perks:

  • 2 Weeks PTO at your first-year anniversary of employment
  • 6 Observed Holidays and Holiday Pay
  • Health Benefit Insurance Package after 90 days includes: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short term disability, 401k with company match
  • Relocation Reimbursement

Part Time and Full Time Team Members (TMs) will enjoy the following benefits and perks:

  • 1 Free Hot Meal per shift and Unlimited Coffee, Tea, Soft Drinks
  • Up to 48 hours of Sick Pay for Team Members Under 30 hrs per Week
  • 80% Subsidized Bus Transportation Options
  • Free Covered Parking
  • Education/Tuition/Certification Reimbursement (up to $6,000 per calendar year)
  • Wardrobe/Uniforms and Dry Cleaning Provided Free of Charge for most positions
  • Career Development and Advancement Programs
  • Team Member Anniversary Recognition (earn resort credit, vacation trips and more!)
  • Team Member Hotel, Retail and Spa Discounts

Dont want to drive to Black Hawk? You dont have to! Check out these casino bus routes at or As a Team Member of Monarch, we subsidize your bus transportation up to 80%!

An Equal Opportunity Employer: Monarch Casino Resort Spa does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is Monarchs intention that all qualified applicants are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

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