Optimize business performance and financial results by proactively monitoring financial trends and performance metrics, responding with value added analysis to facilitate decision making. Specific duties include providing financial planning, forecasting, operational review and support, budgeting, support of strategic initiatives and business development as well as capital expenditures for Grand Casinos.
MEETING PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Responsibilities listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability needed to effectively execute this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF THE POSITION:
Provide review of project results as needed, ensuring clear concise reporting and accuracy.
Performs complex data analysis to identify patterns, correlation amongst business data elements, trends and anomalies in order to generate insights into historical and future operational performance.
Foster trusted relationships with business leaders to proactively identify essential needs and develop business intelligence and analytic solution portfolios.
Deliver persuasive message based on sound, thorough, fact based analysis, and logic to compel senior leadership team to act as needed.
Provide creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance.
Consolidate and analyze financial data (budgets, financial statement, forecasts, etc.) taking into account company’s goals and financial standing.
Perform business analysis using a combination of known and unknown data elements in order to crease business cases for new initiatives and enhancements.
Develop financial models, conduct benchmarking and process analysis.
Conduct business studies on past, future and comparative performance and develop forecast models. Providing regular reviews of all critical initiatives that support achievement of current year financial plan.
Track and determine financial status by analyzing results in comparison to forecasts.
Consult with management to guide and influence long term strategic decisions making within the broadest scope.
Drive process improvement and policy development initiatives.
Stay informed about trends and bench marks for company related industries, utilizing networking, Internet, and trade publications as research tools.
Research and analyze capital budget expenditures requests to ensure long term growth for the company.
Prepare annual operating and capital budgets.
Prepare ad hoc and quarterly reports as needed for business leaders, shareholders, and board of directors.
Any and all other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Administration or related area from a four (4) year college or university:
And four (4) to six (6) years related experience in finance or business administration and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Four (4) years’ experience with budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting; expense analysis, cost benefit analysis, and financial statement interpretation required.
Advanced Excel knowledge, linking spreadsheets, formatting spreadsheets, and developing formulas required.
Computer-literate with specific proficiency in Microsoft applications required.
Experience with Prophix budgetary system preferred