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Sr. Business Data Analyst

The Senior Business Data Analyst reports directly to the Manager of Planning & Analysis. The Senior Business Data Analyst, in addition to any and all activities of the Business Data Analyst, provides supervisory and training support to Business Data Analysts and provides direct support to business development efforts, budgeting, reporting, and analysis.
The Senior Business Data Analyst is responsible for performing advanced analytics using a variety of strong math, statistics, programming, data mining, and problem solving skills to optimize and develop business opportunities, and assist with executive business recommendations.

All Team Members will display a Four Diamond commitment to Customer Service through the delivery and maintenance of the Quality Standards established by Pechanga Resort and Casino.

• Supervise and support Business Data Analysts in the completion of reports, budgeting, and analytics projects
• Performs independent analytical research to identify and resolve complex data and validate results
• Assisting in the creation and review of the company budgets. Provides information and assists management in budget preparation, implementation, and control.
• Apply critical thinking skills and perform advanced analytics with the goal of solving complex and multi-faceted business problems
• Perform advanced quantitative and statistical analysis of large datasets to identify trends, patterns, and correlations that can be used to improve business performance
• Collect and organize data using complex database queries, software systems, and business intelligence tools
• Develop presentations to summarize and communicate key messages to senior management
• Collaborate with others in the organization to develop new ideas and brainstorm potential solutions
• Perform special projects and ad hoc analysis in support of business development opportunities
• Provide strategic analysis and support to company budget
• Prepare complex concept models for events, promotions, and property changes
• Analyze financial information to determine profitability and provide recommendations as appropriate
• Supports the business in various projects, cost reduction initiatives, and analytics
• Safeguard company assets

Accountability: This position has supervisory responsibilities that include support and mentoring.



EXPERIENCE/TRAINING/EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Finance, Engineering, Computer Science, Business Analytics or related analytical field of study preferred. Accounting acceptable with statistics experience/knowledge. At least 5 to 8 years of experience in analysis and business analytics is preferred. Proven ability to develop predictive data models using statistical and mathematical methods. Ability to understand financial statements. Knowledge of current and relevant gaming industry is preferred.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Solid communication skills both verbal and written. Ability to communicate and present complex mathematical information/analytics in business language for management. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Ability to work with many disciplines and management levels across the organization and collaborate to develop new ideas and brainstorm potential solutions. Capable of communicating complex technical information to a non-technical audience. Ability to train, provide direction, support, and direct Business Data Analysts.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Solid foundation and/or education in mathematics, statistics, probability, or engineering preferred. Ability to work with advanced mathematical concepts and apply to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY: Outstanding critical thinking and problem solving skills. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
• Must be able to obtain a Class “A” gaming license.

• Advanced knowledge of Excel including pivot tables, lookups, charts, graphs and advanced formula writing
• Advanced knowledge of MS Access and/or MS SQL preferred
• Experience with Infor/PM10, XLCubed, Bally CMS (CMP, SDS, Table View, Bally BI), and Business Intelligence software preferred
• Strong cognitive skills including analysis, problem solving, and attention to detail
• Ability to merge data from separate sources and systems for analysis and recommendations
• Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistics
• Ability to define problems, collect relevant data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
• Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all departments and all levels of employees and management.
• Ability to investigate and learn new technologies and products.
• Passion about continuous learning and professional development.
• Ability to effectively supervise and train.

Other Qualifications:
• Must be outgoing, energetic and capable of interacting with the general public in a highly professional manner.
• Possess great integrity, a team player, a supportive and effective listener who seeks to motivate, coach and mentor the team.
• Ability to work in a stressful environment.
• Must be flexible and willing to work nights, weekends and holidays.
Additional Information:
• Must be a self-starter who is highly motivated and resourceful.
• Must be able to work with a positive attitude in a fast paced and culturally diverse casino environment.
• Must have a pleasant personality and present a professional image when assisting players.
• Must be able to take direction and follow through with assigned tasks.
• Must be flexible and willing to work nights, weekends and holidays.
• Must possess excellent phone guest service skills.

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The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Consistent with federal law, it is the policy of the Pechanga Band to give preference in hiring, promotions, and transfers into vacant positions to qualified Pechanga tribal members, Pechanga tribal member spouses, and non-member American Indians.