Director, FP&A in Las Vegas, NV at Scientific Games

Date Posted: 2/8/2018

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Job Description

Scientific Games is looking for a Corporate Director of Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A). This team member will be a hands on leader and contributor for the company’s FP&A function including the preparation of the annual financial plan, longer term strategic plan and on-going financial forecasts. This position will also develop and lead a team of business finance analysts and managers supporting the corporate functional leaders with timely financial decision support and analytics as financial business partners to drive growth initiatives and profitability. In addition, the Director FP&A will oversee company’s cost management and executive reporting requirements, including support for M&A activities, due diligence and integration of acquired companies. The position reports to the VP of FP&A
Essential Job Functions:
• Establish meaningful reports and analytics that support the needs of internal executives and external shareholders. Manage company-wide data requests efficiently. Provide timely and accurate FLASH, Forecast, and Month End Actual reports.
• Implement standardized scorecarding to increase accountability and improve process flow and output.
• 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 for corporate.
• Provide decks and analyses as required for BOD, EC, CEO, and quarter end meetings.
• Implement a winning culture. Provide team members with opportunities to become primary finance contacts for functional leaders. Promote cross-training and knowledge transfer opportunities to increase skill sets.
• Participate in Hyperion Planning implementation to ensure system setup will meet on-going analysis, reporting, and planning needs. Recommend and implement best practices and process improvements.
• Provide financial and analytical support to all IMO related projects, reports, and tracking to ensure all committed synergies are implemented and realized.
• Provide a consolidated/standardized process for SG’s Annual Operating Plan and Long Range Plan. Assist in training corporate contributors. Improve communication channels so that all assumptions, guidance memos, and time tables are agreed upon and executed by the business units.
• Coordinate with the IT group to identify process changes in financial planning and analysis, revenue and cost accounting, data requirements and data capture for more useful business analysis and decision making
• Coordinate with the Accounting function to obtain internal financial building blocks and to design operational focused financial reports based on Operations’ requirements
• Partner in development of key business migration and transition planning and measurements.
• Identify and help implement cost efficiency and productivity initiatives
• Communicate effectively with management concerning financial objectives and key business metrics.
• Interacts with All Executive Committee members and their direct reports frequently as part of the project management efforts.

Job Requirements


• Four year accounting/finance degree required, MBA preferred

Required Experience:
• 7+ years of experience working in accounting/finance positions, with financial analysis experience at a manager or above level for at least 5 years.
• Consulting a plus
• Manager experience required supervising a staff of at least 3 people

Preferred Experience:
• Data Analytics
• Preformance Metrics
• Excel/Hyperion/SmartView
• Integration Experience
• COA knowledge  

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
• Excellent oral and written communication skills across all levels of an organization, and especially with Executive Committee personnel
• Able to quickly understand and explain complex data/issues and distill complex and voluminous data into understandable information for non-accountants
• Demonstrated ability to anticipate forward looking changes required for shifts in business operations
• Ability to develop and lead new business models and support organizational shift
• Ability to partner with leadership around strategic objectives
• Ability to develop software based business management metrics to support decision making
• Highly proficient PC skills, especially in Excel, Word and Power Point
• Strong systems aptitude and business focus, experience with Oracle ERP software preferred  
• Solid understanding of accounting principles and procedures
• Detail oriented with excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
• Strong initiative with a proven ability to follow-through on projects and bring them to a timely completion
• Comfortable working under tight deadlines
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
• Ability to gain trust at the highest levels of the organization
• Ability to work collaboratively in group situations

Physical Requirements:    
• None
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Scientific Games Corporation and its affiliates (collectively, “SG”) are engaged in highly regulated gaming and lottery businesses.   As a result, certain SG employees may, among other things, be required to obtain a gaming or other license(s), undergo background investigations or security checks, or meet certain standards dictated by law, regulation or contracts.   In order to ensure SG complies with its regulatory and contractual commitments, as a condition to hiring and continuing to employ its employees, SG requires all of its employees to meet those requirements that are necessary to fulfill their individual roles.  As a prerequisite to employment with SG (to the extent permitted by law), you shall be asked to consent to SG conducting a due diligence/background investigation on you.

This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. The employee in this position may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities than those stated above.  

SG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If you’d like more information about your equal employment opportunity rights as an applicant under the law, please click here: EEOC Poster.
SG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If you’d like more information about your equal employment opportunity rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEOC Poster.


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