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The Finance Manager Systems role is responsible for partnering with the Systems business to provide strategic thinking and ensure that both short term and long-term business objectives are being met. The role is responsible for planning & analysis and driving business insights and recommendations. This position also evaluates business proposals, identifies profit improvement opportunities, and facilitates process improvements.
Provide commercial advice into the development, deployment and execution of the Systems strategy.
Identify key business drivers and provide analysis of variances from targeted results along with recommendations to close any gaps. Identify trends in performance and implement recommended actions to improve performance in consultation with the Americas leadership team.
Owner of the Systems budget and forecast processes. Ensure that outputs are linked to key drivers and ensuring that all assumptions are visible and agreed.
Prepare Quarterly review and budget presentations and assist in the cascading down of key initiatives.
Tracking of performance for the Systems business against budgeted/forecasted requirements (sales volumes/margins, share targets etc.).
Build, implement, and manage sustainable KPI reporting process
Management of the opportunities and risk process throughout the Systems business.
Understand and actively manage direct costs (BOM, R&M, Refurb, Spare Parts, Royalties, etc.) as well as operating expenses.
Financials modeling in support of new product launches and strategic decision making
End-of-life analysis for Platforms
NPV analysis of sales proposals and promotional programs.
Conduct, understand, and analyze potential customer deals with attention to key financial metrics (Margin $, Margin %, FPD, ASP, ROIC, etc.).
Preparation of margin analysis for products and product categories.
Team with the accounting team to ensure an accurate and on-time month-end close process for the recurring revenue line of business.
Prepare monthly management reports, analysis and communication of month-end results, and recommendation of corresponding actions.
Recruit, train, develop, lead, mentor, motivate and appraise team members and ensure that the safety, welfare and discipline of the team is in line with the published core competencies of Scientific Games.
Work with direct reports to formulate and implement individual development plans for improved performance.
Assist in the preparation of board of directors and executive leadership presentation materials.
Experience & Qualifications
Requires an undergraduate degree in finance, accounting, economics or similar. MBA or CPA preferred.
Minimum of 5 years finance/accounting experience.
Must possess a strong ability to synthesize complex or diverse information.
Successfully lead the finance team and work with management to move forward finance initiatives and objectives.
Desire to understand the business and work effectively with multiple departments.
Delivers on commitments, adheres to deadlines, takes personal responsibility for outputs, admits to mistakes and learns from them.
Can communicate effectively both in written and verbal forms.
Ability to educate, inform and influence cross-functional middle managers through written/ verbal communications.
Advanced use of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, use hands, operate a computer, and have specific vision abilities to include close and distance vision, and ability to adjust focus working with computer and business equipment.