Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Manager of Planning & Analysis *Pending Regulatory Approval

Location US-PA-Grantville
Job ID
2021-80346
Casino Property
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Accounting & Finance

Overview

 

Don’t just work. Work Happy.

 

A career in gaming? At Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course, we think you'll enjoy an exciting industry, fast paced days and nights, diverse, enthusiastic co-workers, unlimited growth and support from one of the leaders in the industry.

 

An individual could be successful if they possess the following.

Your daily responsibilities include

SUMMARY

The Manager of Planning & Analysis is a strategic partner to property and corporate leadership, providing insight and recommendations into our businesses and the markets in which they operate.  This role assists with being a trusted advisor, using data to drive new ideas, improvements, and recognize opportunities. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The following and other duties may be assigned as necessary Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course, Hollywood Casino at Morgantown, Hollywood Casino at York, The Meadows Casino and Racetrack, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town, and Hollywood Casino Perryville. This is in addition to the channels in the states in which we operate online:

 

  • Responsible for supervising and managing staff in the Planning & Analysis Assists in  developing P&A talent across assigned properties.
  • Partners with regional and property leadership to assist with providing insight and recommendations into how to improve our businesses. Develops, implements, and manages operational goals and monitors achievements of performance and profit objectives. 
  • Responsible for assisting in the budget process by providing recommendations; ensuring compliance to departmental budget initiatives; reporting budget concerns to manager.
  • Partners with marketing teams to perform comprehensive reviews of market opportunities and to understand marketing programming results.  Makes recommendations to all parties to improve revenues and drive profitability through marketing programs, including online where applicable.
  • Encourages learnings across property departments, different markets, different platforms, and regions.  Promotes cross-property strategies.
  • Analyzes and evaluates all financial activity labor and daily revenue trends to ensure continuous improvement and identify future opportunities for growth. Makes recommendations for improvement. 
  • Demonstrates intellectual curiosity for the business and industry.  Responsible for maintaining updated knowledge of industry trends and using knowledge to drive change.
  • Assists with presenting and discussing analyses with property level executives.
  • Prepares ad-hoc analysis as needed. 
  • Enthusiastically supports, actively promotes, and demonstrates superior customer service in accordance with department and company standards and programs.  Ensures customer service standards are followed by all team members and addresses issues as they arise.  Responsible for the overall achievement of department customer service goals.    
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with all regulatory requirements and reporting potential issues to Executive Management / GM.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality in all departmental and company matters.

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

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) from an accredited four-year college or university in Finance, Accounting, or related field; or at least three years planning & analysis experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  MBA preferred. Gaming experience highly preferred. Leadership experience required.
  • Must have comprehensive financial modeling experience.
  • Must have the ability to travel between assigned properties as needed.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have strong presentation and client interface skills.
  • Must have strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Must have the ability to analyze data and make sound recommendations based upon trends.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines and to work under the pressure of short time constraints.
  • Must have technical proficiency and knowledge in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and Outlook). Must have advanced experience in Excel, COGNOS, and SQL.  Experience with computer report writing software highly desirable.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from internal stakeholders, including but not limited to property leadership.
  • Must have the ability to interact with guests, staff and colleagues and resolve problems and conflicts in a diplomatic and tactful manner.
  • Must have the ability to drive results and be proactive when working on tasks.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to drive toward results. 

Something to leave you with

Whether you prefer being at the center of it all or working behind the scenes, there’s a role for you at Penn National Gaming. We are a growing company but as big as we are, we still feel like family.  The areas of career opportunity with Penn are ideal for just about any skill set.  Our company wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you’ll enjoy a fun working environment anywhere within the organization.

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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