Full Time Job

Finance Manager, EA Sports

Electronic Arts

Vancouver, BC 05-31-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Finance Manager NHL / UFC FP&A (EA SPORTS)


We're EA-the world's leading video game publisher. You're probably familiar with many of our titles-Madden, FC, The Sims, Apex Legends, Battlefield, Need for Speed, and Star Wars, to name but a few. We entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. But making games is hard work. That's why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.

Role Overview:
Our Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team plays a critical role in providing strategic partnership to leaders across EA. We achieve this through effectively engaging with our partners to understand our broad strategy, analyzing data, and delivering insights to help drive EA's current and future performance.

EA SPORTS is one of the most iconic brands in entertainment with over 25 years of innovation, passion, and connecting millions of players across the globe to their favorite sports, teams, and players. you are passionate about building immersive digital entertainment, this is the role of a lifetime. The EA SPORTS Finance Manager will provide business and finance support for our EA Vancouver team supporting our NHL and UFC titles. This is a year-long assignment reporting to the EA SPORTS Finance Director of Heartbeat Portfolio. This is a hybrid role.

What You'll Do:
• Business Partnering
• Build relationships with partners and actively collaborate to work towards meeting financial and business objectives
• Prepare, hold, and present business reviews for leaders focused on the story (not just data) with clear insights and actionable presentation material
• Drive results by partnering on business-related projects such as modeling business scenarios and tracking performance metrics
• Financial Close, Forecasting, Reporting and Analysis
• Own financial planning process including quarterly, annual, and long-range modeling for studios
• Manage the studio P&L to track and maximize the health of the business
• Provide deep financial analysis focused on a variety of areas such as optimizing OC and/or determining appropriate levels of investment
• Proactively identify risks and opportunities
• Provide guidance on financial processes, building efficiencies, and streamlining deliverables
• Design and implement reporting tools
• Drive FP&A Excellence
• Identify and lead initiatives to continuously improve, standardize and automate forecasting and reporting tools and processes
• Challenge status quo and provide alternative solutions

Who You Are:
• Highly-motivated, passionate self-starter
• Excellent interpersonal skills are a requirement for this role
• Strong overall communication, facilitation, and presentation skills
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, high volume, deadline-driven environment
• Creative problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
• Ability to balance multiple and competing priorities, meet tight deadlines, and to thrive in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to work with ambiguity and independence
• A team player able to work collaboratively, within the group and cross-functionally across business units/functions as a thought leader and partner
• Strong business acumen
• Passion or preference for working in game development

Preferred Experience and Technical Skills
• Bachelor's degree
• Minimum 5 years of related financial experience
• Experience with P&L management, budgeting, forecasting, reporting and analysis
• Demonstrated proficiency in Accounting and general GAAP knowledge
• Excellent MS Excel and PowerPoint expertise required, knowledge in Anaplan, Power BI, Tableau and Oracle preferred


The base salary ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these locations. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the base salary range and benefits for your specific location.

EA has listed the base salary ranges it in good faith expects to pay applicants for this role in the locations listed, as of the time of this posting. Salary offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, and business or organizational needs.

• British Columbia (depending on location e.g. Vancouver vs. Victoria):

º $89,300 - $123,000 CAN Annually

Base salary is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. We also offer a package of benefits including vacation (3 weeks per year to start), 10 days per year of sick time, and extended health/dental/vision coverage and basic life insurance.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gq0581-44-200-194-255-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $89,300 to $123,000 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. EA develops and delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices and personal computers.