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Principal Business Systems Analyst | Forecasting & Analytics

Location: 

Providence, RI, US, 02903

Requisition ID:  8013

IGT (NYSE:IGT) is a global leader in gaming. We deliver entertaining and responsible gaming experiences for players across all channels and regulated segments, from Lotteries and Gaming Machines to Sports Betting and Digital. Leveraging a wealth of compelling content, substantial investment in innovation, player insights, operational expertise, and leading-edge technology, our solutions deliver unrivaled gaming experiences that engage players and drive growth. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has approximately 10,500 employees. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.

Overview

The Business Systems Analyst, Forecasting & Analytics will report directly to the Sr. Director, iLottery Business Development. This individual will be integral to building out the Forecasting and Analytics function for the newly formed IGT iLottery organization.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as the lead for developing specific forecasts for opportunities while also ensuring that KPIs are in place to assess performance, ensuring timely reporting/tracking 
  • Participate in the annual long-range revenue planning process
  • Opportunity forecasting responsibilities will be inclusive of leveraging global lottery models while also ensuring that short term methods to accurately predict annual forecasts 
  • Work closely with IGTs Corporate Strategy team and external cross-functional partners where applicable, including Global and Local Marketing and Finance
  • Create and implement a standard process to forecasts (market and specific opportunities) and gain alignment across departments relative to key assumptions and data sources
  • The role will work with internal finance organizations monitoring actual performance vs budget and latest estimates while ensuring KPI tracking/ dashboarding/reporting 
  • Advise leadership of performance reports while also providing strategic recommendations to improve performance
  • This will be an extremely hands-on role to complementary functions within the organization while other teams are onboarded
  • Provide guidance and strategic recommendations to leadership on future customer performance, business risks, and opportunities
  • Ensure all forecasting milestones are met; driving continuous improvement of the forecasting process

Qualifications

  • 7+ years of industry experience, with documented career progression
  • Deep understanding of advanced data analytics, and data sources 
  • Experience working in the highly complex, dynamic environment of an emerging organization
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and on multiple analytics projects simultaneously
  • Ability to thrive in ambiguity, with an entrepreneurial mindset and a track record of results
  • Strong communication, presentation, indirect influence skills
  • Domestic and/or international travel as needed

Keys to Success

  • Building collaborative relationships
  • Decision making
  • Drive results
  • Foster innovation
  • Personal energy
  • Self-leadership 

 

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IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.
In addition to our competitive benefits package, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, and free identity theft insurance.
IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.


Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island