Penn National Gaming Financial Analyst in Joliet, Illinois


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A career in gaming? Hollywood Casino Joliet we think you’ll enjoy an exciting industry, fast-paced days and nights, diverse, enthusiastic co-workers, unlimited growth and support from one of the leaders in the industry.

An individual could be successful if they possess the following.

Your daily responsibilities include


Perform marketing, financial, and operational analysis of the company’s business segments. Summarize findings and communicate same to management.


  • This position is responsible for providing a high level of customer service and promoting a positive attitude to create a fun and entertaining experience for our guests and employees.

  • Ensure systems and methods are in place to gather data in a timely, accurate and consistent manner.

  • Analyze data to identify trends for use in forecasts and budgets.

  • Develop and maintain communication vehicles to distribute key operating metrics and analytical findings on a timely basis.

  • Assist in preparing the annual budget and monthly forecast.

  • Compare actual operating results to budget and prior year. Summarize key findings and communicate to management.

  • Make recommendation for improving EBITDA.

  • Assist in the development of presentations for budget meetings and operational reviews.

  • Monitor labor costs and identify opportunities to improve efficiencies.

  • Prepare ad-hoc analysis as needed.

  • Pro-actively assist co-workers as needed.

  • Demonstrate forward thinking, and the ability to plan and meet all deadlines.

  • Maintain open communication with management and staff.

  • Display the ability to be a team player and interface with other departments to develop key relations to insure maximum efficiency in completing job tasks.

  • Accurately prioritize, organize and complete multiple tasks.

  • Display a passion for their duties.

  • Maintain a positive attitude at all times.

  • Take full accountability for their own performance and growth.

  • Be a self starter and require little supervision or direction.

  • This position is not limited to job duties listed in the description. Duties or responsibilities can be changed, expanded, reduced or deleted by management to meet the needs of the finance department and the company.

To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set


  • Must have a broad knowledge of accounting and financial analysis.

  • Advanced EXCEL spreadsheet skills essential. Financial modeling experience essential.

  • Must be skilled in the use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

  • Experience with computer report writing software is highly desirable.

  • Ability to perform queries using ACCESS, COGNOS, SQL, CRM, CDS, ACES desirable. Must have the equivalent of a complete college or university education in Finance or Accounting.

  • At least 3 years experience in accounting and finance required.

  • Casino experience is preferred. Must understand and speak the English language.

  • This position is responsible for providing a high level of customer service and promoting a positive attitude to create a fun and entertaining experience for our guests and cast members.

Something to leave you with

Penn National Gaming is more than you may realize. We have properties throughout the United States and Canada and are embarking on an aggressive growth mode. Our departments and areas of opportunity are ideal for just about any skill set. And our company-wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you’ll enjoy a fun working environment.

Now that you have read about who we are, here is your opportunity to see what we're about!

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job ID 2018-52250

Casino Property Hollywood Casino Joliet

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Accounting/Finance