Pinnacle Entertainment PLANNING & ANALYSIS MANAGER in council bluffs, Iowa
What would I be doing?
As one of the largest regional gaming companies in the United States, Pinnacle Entertainment is committed to leveraging analytics as a driver of improved results. Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Manager of Workforce Planning and Analysis will be responsible for supporting the analytical needs of executive management and partner with property Finance, P&A and scheduling teams to support effective labor planning according to established standards and proactive forecasting. The candidate will focus on a variety of cross-property labor analysis including effectiveness of casino, hotel, marketing, and food & beverage operations, short and long-term forecasting, monthly and quarterly financial performance reviews, annual budgeting, and standardized periodic reporting.
Serve as the primary support resource for the property scheduling and P&A teams to lead, define, and review both recurring and ad hoc labor analysis
Facilitate alignment on labor strategy with senior leadership including centralized scheduling and labor planning & scheduling systems
Lead the installation and implementation of labor planning & scheduling systems (Virtual Roster, HotSchedules):
Provide training and administrative support
Ensure software is configured appropriately
Work with IT and vendors on system upgrades/changes
Support properties in establishing and implementing centralized scheduling
Conduct on-site property labor reviews focused on annual labor budgets, scheduling efficiencies, labor planning and continuous improvement
Collaborate with corporate and property HR to support strategies for seasonal staffing, full time/part time staff ratios, recruitment and creation of new positions
Lead annual labor budgeting process working with property leaders, P&A and scheduling; provide cross-property perspective and align on labor standards
Compile labor-related data, reports and presentations for monthly and quarterly operations reviews, providing actionable recommendations to senior leadership
Design and implement management tools to optimize workforce planning
Perform ad hoc labor analysis projects with the ability to communicate key takeaways in a concise manner
Manage a Labor Analyst in Las Vegas to accomplish the above goals
High standards for work quality, attention to detail and accuracy
Excellent project management skills, with the ability to drive multiple projects simultaneously
Must be able to concisely summarize financial information and analyses in an easily digestible format
Comfort working in a fast-paced and extremely dynamic environment. Must be self-sufficient, proactive and able to handle uncertainty and ambiguity
Ability to build trust through integrity, collaboration and transparency
Ability to communicate with all levels of team members
What are we looking for?
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or related field
At least 3+ years of P&A or labor management / analytics experience
Knowledge of accounting principles preferred
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Proven ability to build confidence and trust with internal and external constituencies and provide excellent customer service
High proficiency with MS Office, with strong experience with Virtual Roster, HotSchedules, Timeline, SQL, Tableau and SAS a plus
What would it be like to work at this property?
Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs, which includes the largest riverboat in Iowa, was modeled after the historic riverboats that plied the waters of the Missouri River in the 1800s. Located in the greater Omaha metropolitan area, this property has received the prestigious Four Diamond designation from the American Automobile Association and, in 2004, was named "Property of the Year" by the Iowa Lodging Association. The property also features a 38,500 square-foot casino, five dining options, three bars, an entertainment venue and 8,000 square-feet of meeting and event space.
Ameristar Council Bluffs
2200 River Road
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
What would it be like to be a Pinnacle Entertainment Team Member?
PropertyAmeristar Casino Hotel - Council Bluffs, IA