Analyst Financial Planning and Analysis Encore Boston Harbor
at Encore Boston Harbor

Date Posted: 9/21/2018

Job Description

ABOUT ENCORE BOSTON HARBOR Encore Boston Harbor is a luxury global destination gaming resort that will feature 671 hotel rooms with sweeping views of the Boston skyline and Boston Harbor, ultra-premium spa, luxury retail, high-end dining, and state-of-the-art ballroom and meeting spaces. At a total cost of $2.5 billion, it is the largest private single-phase development in the history of the Commonwealth.  Situated on the waterfront along the Mystic River and connected to Boston Harbor, Encore Boston Harbor will include a six-acre park along the water that will feature a harborwalk, an events lawn, public viewing areas, ornate floral displays and retail and dining experiences that overlook the Encore Harbor Walk. 

Encore Boston Harbor is currently under construction with resort opening anticipated June 2019. Once open, Encore Boston Harbor will employ over 4,000 team members.  We invite you to apply to be a member of the founding Encore Boston Harbor team.

The Encore Boston Harbor Analyst – Financial Planning and Analysis will assist in the financial planning, analysis and reporting of Encore Boston Harbor. In addition, this function will render support for ad-hoc analyses and tasks required by all departments on property. A strong focus will lie in the maintenance of standard reporting procedures and any associated technical requirements with regards to company IT systems, including but not limited to data mining and data integrity functions and tools. This includes, but is not limited to: maximizing opportunities for departmental and company success; maintaining all Encore Standards; and ensuring excellent guest and team member experience.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Ensures all Encore Boston Harbor core values and property and department standards are implemented and applied.
  • Participates in short-and long-term departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures; monitors and evaluates operational effectiveness; effects changes required for improvement. Identifies key drivers of success.
  • Accountable for the accuracy, confidentiality, and thoroughness of departmental policies and procedures; records and reports.
  • Responsible for internal policies, federal and state laws, rules, regulations and controls are enforced.
  • Ensures department delivers and maintains a maximum level of property-wide service and satisfaction.
  • Provides training opportunities, constructive and positive feedback at all levels. Creates a motivating environment.
  • Keeps informed of all new developments within the department and makes recommendations designed to maximize department and company success.
  • Effectively manages internal and external guest relations, some of which may require levels of patience, tact and diplomacy. Responsible for addressing guest and team member issues as appropriate.
  • Prepare financial analysis as directed by management to include daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly standard management reports through analytics, reporting, and project management.
  • Help support implementation of key programs, systems, and processes through analysis and research.
  • Prepare reports to monitor regional gaming market financial trends including key competitors and Encore Boston Harbor property market share.
  • Maintain and improve efficient data sourcing procedures and data repositories.
  • Prepare ad hoc and non-recurring reports, graphs, and metrics.
  • Analyze financial results and monitor divisional spending in accordance with budget and annual strategic plan.
  • Provide assistance in budget preparation, forecasting, financial analyses, and productivity/labor analysis.
  • Manages multiple priorities simultaneously and meets deadlines, often in stressful and high-pressure situations.
  • Must have the ability to promote positive, fair, and ethical relations with all team members, with all Encore contractors, and in all interactions within the Host and Surrounding Communities, as an ambassador of the Encore brand.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions can communicate recommendations based on the data.
  • Provide accurate and timely analytics, reports, and insightful observations to managers and executives to increase cost management efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Collaborate with functional leaders to standardize monthly financial reviews and establish a more comprehensive forecasting and budgeting process.
  • Works with safety as a priority, and follows department and company safety standards.
  • Maintains relevant knowledge of industry through continuing education and training.
  • Performs any other job-related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each job responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Age, Gaming and Certifications:

18 years of age or above.
Will be required to obtain and maintain registration or a license issued by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree or above in a related field or equivalent experience required.
Minimum 3 years of experience preferred.
Requires general computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office specifically Outlook, Word, Excel, & PowerPoint. Mastery of Excel.
Candidate must have experience with planning and project management.
Must possess outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and administrative skills, as well as excellent attention to detail.

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents, such as policy and procedure manuals, maintenance instructions, and other related documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries from other employees or guests. Fluency in English required, second language is a plus.  Ability to write detailed instructions and correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations.

Mathematical Skills & Reasoning Ability:

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to analyze financial data to forecast, model, and succinctly present to senior management alternate scenarios to consider.

Physical Demands:

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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is also regularly required to stand, walk, sit, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, and to sit, climb or balance, and stoop, stretch, bend, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Essential responsibilities include moderate physical ability such as lift or maneuver at least thirty (30) pounds, and varied instances of standing/walking.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that exists while Team Members are performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is typically moderate. When on the property or some back of house areas, the noise level increases to loud. Must be able to interact with internal and external guests in a professional manner.
  • Due to the unpredictable nature of the hospitality/entertainment industry, Team Members must be able to work varying-schedules to reflect the business needs of the property.

In accordance with our host and surrounding community agreements, we will give preference to properly qualified residents of the cities of (1) Everett, (2) Malden, and (3) Boston, Cambridge, Chelsea, Medford, and Somerville.

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