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IT Financial Analyst in Las Vegas, NV at Wynn Careers

Date Posted: 6/3/2019

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Job Description

Wynn Resorts seeks to create a system of data, analysis and actions to better attract guests and scale the highly personalized services and experiences that top guests know Wynn resorts for, thereby driving greater loyalty and frequency while also selling more services through ever-increasing levels of personalization. 

 

The IT Procurement / Financial Analyst will analyze Wynn Las Vegas IT cost structure and financial projections, while identifying and quantifying opportunities for synergy and cost savings. This position is responsible for preparing and managing the annual IT finance budgets (Capital & Operating), bench marking IT costs internally and externally and helps manage capital expenses in accordance with annual plan commitments. Works closely with the IT Senior Leadership Team, including the CIO.

 

Roles and responsibilities for the IT Procurement / Financial Analyst:

 

  • Background in procurement and financials

 

  • Compile and analyze financial information for the IT organization

 

  • Works closely with Finance Accounts Payable and General Ledger teams. Reports financial status with IT Senior Leadership to include the CIO. 

 

  • Create, maintain and continually evaluate the annual IT financial budget. Accumulate annual plan data in the creation of the budget. Ensure consistency in budget preparation and staffing estimates. Review purchase requisitions and invoices for compliance with the established budget and forecast. Prepare monthly forecast reporting. Moderate monthly forecast meetings.
  • Utilize knowledge of IT budgets and expenditures to provide recommendations to IT Leadership for synergies, headcount/staffing review and cost savings. Responsible for tracking the progress of cost improvement projects throughout the year

 

  • Conduct monthly internal and external benchmarking cost analyses between IT vendors, cost categories and departments to identify best practices and potential cost savings

 

  • Manage capital and expense projects in accordance with annual plan commitments. Monitor capital purchases and associated depreciation costs

 

  • Provide support for ongoing ad hoc financial analysis and research for IT leadership

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills, experiences and qualifications

 

  • Previous experience compiling and analyzing budgets/forecasts preferred

 

  • Industry experience is preferred

 

  • Strong use of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint) and Sharepoint in preparing documents, spreadsheets, charts / graphs and presentations

 

 

  • Previous experience using Peoplesoft, Material Management System (MMS) and/or Birchstreet

 

  • Proven abilities to take initiative and be innovative

 

  • Analytical mind with a problem-solving aptitude

 

  • Strong financial analysis skills

 

  • 3-5 years of financial analysis or accounting experience

 

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

The ideal candidate will possess the following performance and personal characteristics:

 

  • Track record of success influencing without direct authority and balancing between competing priorities while remaining flexible and creative.

 

  • Strong ability to build and strengthen team engagement and align resources to strategy, key tactics and measures; proven ability to establish clear aligned goals and objectives with a timely feedback loop.

 

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work up, down and across organizational levels. The ideal candidate will have a direct, but tactful communication style.

 

  • Strong business acumen and problem-solving skills, along with the ability to assess current practices, identify opportunities for improvement, build consensus and drive the implementation of related changes.

 

EDUCATION & TRAINING

Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business or a related field, or equivalent years of related work experience required

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