Affinity Gaming Senior Analyst - Analytics in Las Vegas, Nevada

Senior Analyst - Analytics

Location Affinity Gaming Corporate Headquarters, Las Vegas, NV

Req # 2028

# of openings 1

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Senior Analyst - Analytics

Headquartered in Las Vegas, we are a personable, loyal, and friendly company that shares a connection with each of our customers and employees. Every employee at Affinity Gaming is committed to enhancing our guests' satisfaction by building upon our relationships and offering high-quality service at a reasonable price. With 11 properties (five in Nevada, three in Colorado, two in Missouri, and one in Iowa) we are dedicated to delivering a value-oriented product in a convenient, welcoming, and casual atmosphere.

As a member of the Analytics Team, the Analyst or Sr. Analyst (based on experience) is an everyday partner of multiple departments at the Corporate and Casino level, including: Marketing, Finance, IT, and Property Leadership. The Analyst tackles analytical and operational inquiries by developing thoughtful, incisive, and thoroughly practical analyses and reports that inform decisions and support business needs. Results must be highly polished and suitable for internal and external presentation. The Analyst reports to the Director, Analytics.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist, or lead, in the development of highly dynamic, decision-informing models designed to support a rapidly evolving business. Subject areas include but are not limited to:

  • Optimization of Marketing initiatives

  • Customer segmentation

  • Slot machine and table game performance

  • Labor modeling and optimization

  • Operational forecasting

  • Ad hoc projects and analyses

  • Perform research and analyses to identify and quantify market trends.

  • Present findings and recommendations to internal stakeholders.

  • Assist in developing standard reporting packages that effectively inform direct stakeholders on key business indicators.

  • Design and standardize reports and queries.

  • Partner with the Technical Reporting team to ensure consistency and alignment with business needs.

  • Assist in achieving foundational objectives, including the identification and diagnosis of key business issues, development of solutions, and timely and seamless execution.

  • Provide a day-to-day role in the annual budget and forecast process. Work closely with senior executives and Property Leadership for the development of business plans.

  • Prepare, interpret and present analysis of monthly financial results and key issues with recommendations to property leaders and senior management.

  • Generate ad-hoc reporting as required.

  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • 0-2 years of experience in marketing analysis, financial analysis, accounting, or technical audits.

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Information Sciences, Accounting, Mathematics, or a related field required.

  • Understanding of the casino / hospitality business, specifically in regional markets.

  • Strong experience with building and conducting Financial, Marketing, Labor, and Ad Hoc analyses. Foundational knowledge of accounting preferred.

  • Strong experience working with and leading project teams, with demonstrated success indicated by group interaction generating positive results.

COMPUTER/TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Advanced skill level with enterprise reporting systems and relational databases preferred.

  • Knowledge of SQL programming fundamentals and statistical analysis tools preferred.

  • Experience with general ledger, casino management, lodging and point of sale applications preferred.

  • Highly proficient in all Microsoft Office applications.

Business and Problem Solving Skills:

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills with a keen eye towards execution that drives tangible results.

  • Fast learner of business models, programs, and architectures.

  • 'Can-Do' attitude with willingness to develop foundational understandings and solutions.

  • Demonstrated capability to synthesize data, understand business dynamics and think globally and strategically.

  • Able to maintain a consistently high level of objectivity.

Quick Learner:

  • Enthusiastic to apply aptitude to new learning experiences.

  • Approaches challenges as learning opportunities, not obstacles to success.

Communication:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Able to translate simple inquiries into complex analyses that are translated back into simple and straightforward results.

  • Comfortable presenting internally as needed.

Leadership:

  • Self-starter who is also capable of collaborating and playing a specific role within teams.

  • Comfortable delivering solutions with limited direction and supervision while working in a complex and rapidly evolving business environment.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS:

OTHER PROPERTY SPECIFIC DETAILS:

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS INCLUDE:

Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, PTO, Employee Discount Network, Meals, Celebrations, Awards and more....

DISCLAIMER:

  • Affinity Gaming is an E-Verify employer

  • Additional information regarding E-Verify can be found at http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify

This job posting is intended to describe the general nature of this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Employee benefits may vary by location, position, length of service and employment status.

Final candidates will be required to complete a drug test and background check. Many positions will require a state gaming license. Affinity Gaming is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.

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