Canterbury Park
  • Finance
  • Shakopee, MN, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Canterbury Park offers competive pay and benefits for FT & PT employees, free live racing admision, and a variety of Canterbury Park discounts.

Job Summary: 

The individual in this role will utilize their existing skills as well as develop new ways to analyze, comprehend, and interpret data and make practical and actionable recommendations for achieving operational goals. This individual will review, analyze, and report on statistical Gaming, Pari-Mutuel, and Food and Beverage trends, as well as provide a comprehensive summary and analysis on promotions, events, and entertainment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the generation of periodic analytical reports to support monthly financial statements.
  • Perform comprehensive analysis of promotions, events, direct mail campaigns, and provide ongoing recommendations for improving database performance.
  • Track and record daily gaming, pari-mutuel, food and beverage, and special event statistics for monthly and annual analysis.
  • Evaluate and analyze processes and procedures to improve efficiency of all operations.
  • Analyze data to identify trends for use in budgets and forecasts.
  • Responsible for user support on various business application solutions. 
  • Conduct demographic analysis to understand market changes and make recommendations based upon analysis.
  • Develop and prepare ad hoc financial and business analytics on numerous revenue and expense areas, return on investment analysis, and other projects as requested.
  • Assist in developing quarterly forecasts.


  • None

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Business, Economic or related field is required.
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant Financial Planning & Analysis experience required.
  • Basic understanding of accounting processes and principles, including GAAP.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills required; intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel required.
  • Proven data analysis skills.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong desire to evaluate data at a granular level and problem solve.
  • Strong organizational, planning, public and interpersonal relations skills.
  • A self-starter who works well in a fast-paced, dynamic, team-oriented environment
  • Commitment to routinely go above and beyond in the accomplishment of position responsibilities in an effort to play a role in the achievement of organizational goals.
  • Must be able to pass a background check, work history verification, and obtain and maintain a license from the Minnesota Racing Commission.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the Gaming or Hospitality industry.
  • Certified Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis or other professional finance designation.
  • Experience with Bally Casino Market Place or United Tote.
  • Experience with the budgeting and/or forecasting process.
  • Experience creating reports and dashboards using Tableau or similar analytical reporting tool.
  • Experience writing and executing SQL queries.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

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 stand; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.
  • The employee frequently is required to walk.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit.


Canterbury Park is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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