Job Location:
AR Hot Springs

Thank you for your interest in becoming part of the Oaklawn Team. We have an extraordinary legacy. We are a family with strong core values, providing a new level of excitement for our guests and Team Members as we aspire to be Arkansas’ Employer of Choice.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Reconciles processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.
  • Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording entries.
  • Maintains accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions.
  • Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.
  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment.
  • Prioritize invoices according to cash discount potential and payment terms.
  • Maintain 3 way matching process.
  • Respond to all vendor inquiries. 
  • Must understand and apply company policies and procedures appropriately.
  • Match invoices to checks and obtain signatures for checks and distribute checks accordingly.
  • Research and correct discrepancies.
  • Resident expert on 1099 requirements.
  • Scan accounts payable documents into storage system.
  • Maintains an attitude & philosophy consistent with the company Core Values and Standards of Behavior with internal & external guests
  • Perform daily & weekly payroll tasks and operations with accuracy and timeliness
  • Understand and adhere to all Federal and State regulations and stay up-to-date with changes as they occur
  • Process pay changes, corrections, garnishments and tax withholding as directed
  • Process, transmit and verify ACH files for timely bank receipts
  • Serving as a support department and offering that support in a professional, friendly and respectful manner
  • Administers and manages the processing of personnel/payroll transactions.  
  • Assists staff with problems encountered and observes for accuracy and completeness of appropriate documentation/forms. 
  • Researches, organizes, documents and completes special projects assigned   
  • Displays a high level of effort and commitment to performing work; operates effectively within the organizational structure; demonstrates trustworthiness and responsible behavior. 
  • Regular attendance in conformance with the standards of Oaklawn Jockey Club
  • Works closely with the HR department with cross-department items such as PTO balances, other time off and wage attachments
  • Assist with accounting duties 
  • Personal ongoing development
  • Willingness to help in any area when needed 
  • Punctual attendance required 
  • Ability to work required overtime 
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Payroll knowledge including systems, legislation and regulations
  • Analytical and numerical/math skills and strengths
  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English
  • Advanced computer literacy 
  • Superior attention to detail and accuracy
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving abilities 
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task and remain organized
  • Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality, discreetness and tact at all times
  • Ability to deal effectively and interact well with team members and guests
  • Ability to resolve problems/conflicts in a diplomatic and tactful manner
  • Ability to adjust quickly to changing conditions
  • Must have strong work ethics
  • Must be well organized and a self-starter
  • Must be able to follow standard filing procedures
  • Detail oriented, professional attitude, reliable
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Excel and Word
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong problem solving skills, basic accounting principles knowledge, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis and multi-tasking skills
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures, financial chart of accounts and corporate procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to interact with team members and vendors in a professional manner
  • Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
  • Ability to perform mathematical computations such as percentages, fractions, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division quickly and accurately

Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, or in place of a degree, 4+ years of relevant experience
  • 2+ years of Accounts Payable experience
  • 2+ years prior payroll experience
  • Previous experience with Workday or similar systems is preferred


It is Oaklawn’s intent to provide a drug-free, healthy, safe and secure environment for our Team Members. All applicants must complete a pre-employment drug screen and background check.