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Finance Transition Analyst

Company: Delaware North
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: July 14, 2019

Job Description:

Our Exciting Work Environment This position will be based out of Delaware North's new global headquarters, a state-of-the-art, 12-story, mixed-use building in downtown Buffalo, N.Y. The headquarters facility, reflective of our values, integrates the latest advances in environmental, energy conservation and office design.

The Opportunity This role is responsible for supporting the transition of finance, accounting, financial systems, operating models and processes across the Delaware North enterprise. The Finance Transition Analyst must collaborate with key stakeholders and support change in a transition project environment. This role will also assist in setting up and stabilizing service delivery processes and will work with key stakeholders across the enterprise to achieve project goals and company objectives.

  • Support Global Business Services leadership in executing global strategy for an end-to-end process including technologies.
  • Review end-to-end process performance and support governance for process adoption and business demand.
  • Participate in governance and service delivery while assisting in resolving operational issues.
  • Provide timely and high-quality delivery of Global Business Services functions.
  • Learn and implement financial processes, performing the functions in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Understand and monitor accounting processes and work with manager to identify and remediate gaps.
  • Support internal and external service management needs by responding to client inquires and dispute resolution.
  • Work closely with management to continuously improve efficacy of transitions and handoffs between Business Services and MSP staff.
  • Formulate, measure and monitor key performance indicators for service delivery.
  • Document systems and processes, assist in training others to perform processes.
  • Be accountable for and drive process transformation; work with management to facilitate key decisions related to the process, including target setting, process performance management, and financial management.
  • Enable deployment and adoption of end-to-end process and ensure consistency between MSP process execution and Business Services organization centralized or present at business units.
  • Ensure consistency in process execution by Business Services staff located at Delaware North business units.
  • Work with management to coordinate the identification, scoping and prioritization of systems and process improvements .
  • Work in conjunction with the performance management team to develop and operationalize SLAs and any applicable reporting and analytics to measure the efficacy and efficiency of their process.
  • Escalate issues that may impact end-to-end processes; manage through times of crisis and ambiguity that may require business continuity plans be put in action.
  • Collaborate with co-workers to stand up systems and processes during transitional periods and while process is being stabilized.
  • Collaborate with data owners/stewards to align on process and data issues.
  • Stay abreast of process trends and leading practices occurring in the marketplace and work with management to facilitate strategic direction and process enhancement. Required Education, Experience & Skills:
    • Bachelors in Business Admin, Management Information Systems, Finance, or Accounting required; MS in preferred.
    • 1 year of related experience preferred, but will also consider new graduates with relevant internship experience.
    • Ability to travel up to a proximately 20% or as required by business needs.
    • Ability to understand financial systems, process and sub-process areas.
    • Continuous improvement facilitation.
    • Monitor system and workflow processes and execution.
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with potentially rapidly changing priorities.
    • Effective written and verbal communication skills to manager all stakeholder communication, alignment and engagement, facilitation, and collaboration. Who We Are Take your career beyond the ordinary-to the extraordinary.
      At Delaware North, you'll love where you work, who you work with, and how your day unfolds. Whether it's in sporting venues, casinos, airports, national parks, iconic hotels, or premier restaurants, there's no telling where your career can ultimately take you. We empower you to do great work in a company with 100 years of success, stability and growth. If you have drive and enjoy the thrill of making things happen - share our vision, grow with us.
      Delaware North is one of the largest privately held hospitality companies in the world. Founded in 1915 and owned by the Jacobs family for more than 100 years, Delaware North has global operations at high-profile places such as sports and entertainment venues, national and state parks, destination resorts and restaurants, airports, and regional casinos. Our 55,000 employee associates are dedicated to creating special experiences one guest at a time in serving more than a half-billion guests annually. Delaware North operates in the sports, travel hospitality, restaurant and catering, parks, resorts, gaming, and specialty retail industries and has annual revenue of about $3 billion. Learn more about Delaware North, a global leader in hospitality, at .
      All applicants will be subject to a pre-employment background check and may be subject to a pre-employment drug test depending upon the position and/or client requirements.
      Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer.


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