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Senior Staff Licensing
As soon as possible
Starting Salary Range:
1 to 3 years
Required Security Clearance:
Legal - Paralegal and Support Staff
Senior Staff Licensing
Job ID #: 1963
Location: Waukegan, IL
Functional Area: Regulatory Compliance
Department: 00707 Regulatory Compliance
Position Type: Full Time Regular
Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years
The Licensing group prepares gaming license applications of WMS Gaming Inc., WMS Industries Inc., and related subsidiaries for 250+ jurisdictions worldwide; coordinates the scheduling of interviews between regulatory compliance agencies' and WMS, and responds to regulatory agencies' requests for information.
Essential Job Functions:
Complete all aspects of gaming licensing application, including review, submission and filing process.
Ensure timeliness, completeness and accuracy of each gaming application submitted on behalf of the Company.
Monitor deadlines and manage workload.
Submit prepared corporate and individual applications for review to the Senior Manager Compliance and Licensing.
Review Reporting Checklists to ensure compliance with all jurisdictional requirements.
Review correspondence from the assigned gaming regulatory agencies, determine action required and prepare necessary correspondence, documents, check request and other written communication.
Maintain Access database of verbal and written gaming regulatory agency Licensing communications on an application.
Maintain Access database of pending deadlines and provide weekly report.
Maintain budget database on licensing fees and investigations and provide monthly year-to-date report.
Maintain electronic filing system.
Maintain and secure confidential information.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepare reports as necessary for assigned jurisdictions.
Communicate as necessary licenses obtained, the cost of each investigation, pending investigations, hearing dates for approval of applications and upcoming license expiration dates.
Follow applicable Company and Departmental procedures and policies, as well as desk manual.
Utilize Oracle R12 as the Company's ERP System.
Utilize ArdentSky as the Company's gaming license application software.
Utilize secure vaulted file management and transfer software system.
Bachelor's Degree highly preferred
Certified Legal Assistant, Paralegal or equivalent highly desired
1 to 3 years with a gaming company's licensing, administrative or finance department or equivalent highly desired
2 or 3 years contract, administrative or analyst experience
Ability to read, write and speak Spanish, preferred, knowledge of other languages helpful
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Proficient in MS Access, Excel, Outlook and Word
Proficient in conducting internet research
Proficient in Omni Form helpful
Must be detail oriented with strong organizational skills and have the ability to multi-task
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to synthesize and analyze raw data and draft responses to various gaming regulatory jurisdictional applications and/or forms
WMS is a gaming company. Any of our employees may be required to obtain a gaming license within one or all of the gaming jurisdictions that WMS conducts business. If you are requested by WMS to obtain a gaming license, your continued employment with WMS may be contingent on your ability to obtain that gaming license.
This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. The incumbent may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities than those stated above. WMS encourages diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.