Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

Shelton, Washington

Little Creek Casino Resort
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The Financial Planning & Analysis Manager is responsible for overseeing the development of measurements for the successful management, reporting, and analysis of all financial and operational processes for the company. Excels in analytics, technology, and data visualization. This will include forecasting, operating/payroll costs, revenue analysis, budget preparation, and consideration. Heavy usage of statistical analysis for Executive Management business reports. The ideal candidate will have experience within the gaming and hospitality industry and will play an integral part in strategic financial and operational decisions.

These tasks to be accomplished by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate employee(s).


Assist in the development of the annual budget and the preparation of monthly financial and operational reports.

Responsible for the development of and execution of project plans, schedules, and cost estimating of project plans, schedules, and cost estimating.

Works closely with Executive Management, Directors, and Department Managers utilizing analytical data and business intelligence to convey financial trends/evaluation and make recommendations in clear business-focused format.

Determine cost of operations by establishing standard costs; research business practices by collecting operational, often complex, data, identifying analysis opportunities, and explaining business/fiscal relevance.

Guide cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures; providing trends and forecasts; explaining processes and techniques; recommending actions.

Prepare long-term financial forecast and analysis.

Analyze customer data and identify key areas for customer growth and retention.

Analyze direct mail and entertainment/marketing programs to determine profitability.

Quantitative analysis for variety of business/operational needs.


Increase productivity by developing automated accounting applications; coordinating information requirements.

Prepare a variety of special project reports based on requests from Executive Management on a timely basis.

Provide assistance concerning budget procedures and methods.

Assist in analyzing operational revenues and expenditures.

Assist in analysis of financial statement scorecards and Key Performance Indicators (KPI)

Serve as a resource to other departments in operational analysis.

Assist in revenue forecasts and expenditure projections as they relate to the budget.

Assist in financial modeling for workforce analysis.

Assist in querying databases to create reports and answer key questions about gaming statistics and operational performance.

Assist in the analysis and interpretation of accounting, marketing and operational information in order to evaluate operating results in terms of profitability, performance against budget, performance against competitors and industry standards.

Assist in improving communication and flow of information for quality of business decision making.

Assist in auditing of unusual transactions and budget variances.

Support needs of data warehouse of key performance indicators and relational databases.

Responsible for knowing all events in the property.

Attend all mandatory meetings and training.

Maintain confidentiality.

Display sensitivity to Native American Culture.

Operate within the parameters of the Little Creek Human Resource Policies, Departmental Policies and all other applicable Regulations.

Other duties as assigned by Executive Management.




Hires, trains, oversees, and develops/coaches the Financial Analyst position. Responsible for ensuring employees understand and operate in accordance with all applicable internal controls, laws, rules, and regulations



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Language Skills:

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Ability to communicate, read, and write clearly in English.

Knowledge of business English, proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and basic arithmetic.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to apply mathematical concepts such as probability, growth percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Skill in statistical compilation and analysis.

Reasoning Ability:

Skill in analyzing problems, projecting consequences, identifying solutions, and implementing recommendations.


Experience with accounting software a must, Great Plains Accounting System preferred.

Skill in database reporting tools such as Access, Crystal, and SQL. Datamining and SQL experience preferred.

Ability to work independently and meet strict timelines.

Ability to demonstrate outstanding guest service at all times, including both internal and external groups.

Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels.

Ability to work within a team, goal oriented environment.

Ability to interpret applicable federal, state, county, and local laws, regulations, and requirements.

Skill in operating business computers and office machines, including working in a Windows environment, specifically Word, Excel, Access, presentation software (such as PowerPoint), and PC-based computerized accounting software.


Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or Finance required. Master's Degree preferred.

At least five (5) years analytical experience in financial/operational analysis and budgeting required, emphasis in hospitality operations in a casino environment or related experience preferred.

Certified Management Accountant (CMA) preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Class III Gaming License issued from the Squaxin Island Gaming Commission

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.

The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.

The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to tobacco fumes. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Date Posted: 13 November 2022
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