Must Read: The Experts' Top 10 Cash Management Tips for Casinos (Updated 2019)

    Mar 31 2017

    Topics: cash management

    Cash management is priority in any casino. They handle huge volumes of cash every day, making it crucial to keep up with the demands of cash management in the most efficient and accurate way. Casinos are full of many staff members and floats. There are plenty of opportunities for cash handling to go wrong as cash moves through the building; it makes sense to stay on top of cash management.

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    If you’re unsure of where to start, here are the top ten cash management tips for casinos to get you on the right track:

    1. Prioritize Cash Management Organization in Your Casino

    Organization is key for keeping your cash management process running without any hiccups. Your cash and any associated documentation must be accounted for at all times. It is also crucial to keep up-to-date and accurate records of your cash flow.

    Maintaining a well-organized system will boost your efficiency and prevent you from experiencing losses from a lack of organization.

    2. Stay on Top of Your Cash

    Cash management is a balancing act, and there are many moving parts from the point of sale to making a deposit. When your business depends on processing large volumes of cash, it is imperative that you make that a priority. Don’t let your business suffer as a result of poor cash handling procedures.

    3. Look for Areas of Improvement

    Maybe your casino has cash management down to a fine art, but there could still be room for improvement. When you consistently evaluate and assess your cash management processes, you will be able to spot and correct any issues before they negatively affect your profitability.

    4. Uphold Policies and Procedures

    After updating and improving your cash management policies and procedures, it’s important to follow them consistently. This also means that your staff members are informed and trained on implementing your policies and procedures. Enforcing staff adherence to these policies will also allow your business to run like a well-oiled machine.

    5. Keep Less Cash on Hand

    Casinos experience a large influx of cash every day. Monitoring the amount of cash you have on hand and storing it safely will improve your security.

    6. Encourage Employee Accountability

    When your employees are well-trained and receive positive leadership from management, they will be willing to stick to your established policies and procedures. Enforcing policies and establishing clear consequences for non-adherence will make sure that your staff stays within your designated best practices.

    7. Schedule Cash Management

    Casinos cannot afford to ignore the importance of maintaining good cash handling and processing practices. Having a schedule for cash management will make it easier to complete cash management tasks and will give your business more reliable reports and assessments of your cash flow.

    8. Get Help When You Need It

    If you are in need of some more cash management tips or you need a complete cash management overhaul, consulting a cash management solutions provider will help. Getting expert advice will improve the daily operations of your business.

    9. Keep Optimal Staffing Levels

    Casinos must be well staffed at all time. Within such a highly regulated industry, it is important to have enough staff on the floor to enforce casinos rules and effectively handle cash without becoming overwhelmed by the demands of a busy work environment.

    10. Invest in Cash Management Technology

    Investing in automated cash management technology will improve and streamline your cash management. Automation adds efficiency and total accuracy to your cash handling processes and allows you to boost the profitability of running a cash-reliant business.

    These ten cash management tips will help you create more efficient and more cost-effective cash processes at your casino.

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    Andrea Lombardi

    Andrea Lombardi

    Andrea joined the CashTech team upon its inception in 2003. Learning the business from the ground up, she now utilizes her expertise in account management, planning, and negotiation while managing the daily operations of CashTech’s sales, marketing, and logistics departments. Andrea holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Western Ontario. She enjoys travelling and has a passion for personal fitness, including obtaining her kettlebell certification. Andrea lives in Toronto with her husband and two young sons.

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