Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Senior Analyst FP & A

Location US-PA-Philadelphia
Job ID
2020-74384
Casino Property
Penn Interactive Ventures - Philadelphia

Overview

Penn Interactive (PI) is a real-money interactive gaming company headquartered in Philadelphia with offices in Conshohocken and Las Vegas. As the digital arm to Penn National Gaming (NASDAQ: PENN), the largest regional casino operator in the U.S., we are poised for fast-paced growth in the sports betting and online casino space. We have recently partnered with Barstool Sports to create a unique and exciting sports betting experience through our retail books and the Barstool Sportsbook mobile app.

 

We are seeking a Sr. FP&A Analyst who will be responsible for managing the Retail Sportsbook business in partnership with Penn National Gaming’s properties. This role will work directly with finance leadership across our Retail Sportsbook portfolio to provide financial planning, support and analysis as needed. In this role, the individual will be critical in the monthly and annual P&L forecasting and budgeting processes. The Sr. FP&A Analyst will be responsible for analyzing and explaining business drivers for monthly results, forming recommendations and updating future projections. Management will look to this role to understand ‘what happened?’, ‘why did it happen?’ and ‘what are the financial implications going forward?’. This role will have detailed exposure to the P&L and will work with cross-functional teams as well as regional Casino properties to achieve business objectives. Additionally, this role will assist with scenario planning, projects, presentation creation and ad-hoc requests from business partners. This is an incredible opportunity to join our organization on our exciting journey to provide the best sports-betting experience in the nation!

 

Penn Interactive is committed to cultivating a diverse and stimulating work environment to achieve extraordinary results. We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make impacting change! We have a strong culture of teamwork, collaboration, mutual respect, and transparency and will look to this role to contribute to this culture as we continue to grow.

Your daily responsibilities include

  • Develop, implement and maintain effective financial models and reports to support financial planning and analysis of assigned business units including revenues, expenses, headcount, capital expenditures, and other related areas as needed.
  • Assist with development and submission of monthly and full-year P&L forecasts, budget planning and long-range planning.
  • Research and provide succinct forecast, budget and variance analysis to senior leadership as needed.
  • Proactively identify areas of opportunity and/or risk, provide recommendations and financial support to make business decisions.
  • Perform recurring and ad-hoc financial analyses as needed to assist in business decision-making.
  • Conduct financial research, analyze financial performance against targets, and determine financial trends in the business.
  • Assist with development and creation of senior leadership presentations as needed.
  • Develop and distribute appropriate weekly, monthly and/or annual reports as needed.
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure to assist with financial planning and budgeting activities.
  • Anticipate and respond proactively to senior leadership requests.
  • Effectively partner with cross-functional teams and regional Casino properties to manage concurrent deliverables and deadlines.
  • Participate in development, implementation and maintenance of policies and procedures.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of assigned business units and Penn Interactive Ventures as well as on-going business needs.
  • Perform additional Business Operations duties and tasks as required.
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
  • Respect and promote inclusion and diversity.
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.

To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set

  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited institution in Finance, Accounting, Economics or another related field.
  • 3 - 5 years of P&L analysis experience and/or public accounting experience; prior experience in FP&A preferred.
  • Strong data analysis and Microsoft Excel skills including: managing and manipulating large data sets, financial modeling, advanced formulas and functions (lookup formulas, conditional logic, financial formulas, data formatting, charts, pivot tables).
  • Proficiency in creating/assisting with PowerPoint presentations.
  • Strong critical thinking, analytical, communication skills and attention to detail:
    • Able to interpret complex data and synthesize into actionable insights.
    • Deliver quality, thought out work in an articulate manner.
  • Highly responsive with a strong sense of time management and the ability to meet aggressive deadlines efficiently and effectively
  • Self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills; able to work autonomously but also operate as part of a strong, cohesive team, build relationships and earn trust.
  • Able to navigate roadblocks and deal with the unplanned and unexpected to find alternative ways to get things done.
  • Positive attitude, intellectually curious and eager to make positive contributions to the team and business.

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