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Senior Financial Analyst, Corporate Planning

Playstation

London, United Kingdom 06-26-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Why PlayStation?

Senior Financial Analyst, Corporate Planning

San Mateo, CA (Hybrid) or Other Locations

Can you tell stories with numbers? Do you enjoy creating dashboards with systems like Domo, Tableau, and Power BI? Are you an excel grand wizard up to date on the latest formulas and tools? Can you steer partners to a balanced budget? Can you get projects across the finish line? Are you a facilities expert in rent, depreciation, construction, and real estate portfolio analysis?

A Senior Financial Analyst will be responsible for financial planning & analysis as part of the Global Corporate Planning team. Key tasks include budgeting, forecasting, complex business analysis, reporting, analyzing key trends, ROI analysis, data visualization, and recommending potential strategies to management to ensure that we achieve our financial and non-financial targets.

What you'll be doing:
• Provide budget, forecast, and mid-range planning support for global facilities
• Work with budget owners to create detailed budgets that encompass all aspects of facility management, including maintenance, staffing, utilities, and capital improvements
• Long term financial planning: Develop multi-year financial plans to anticipate future needs and challenges, ensuring that the facility can adapt to changes and growth
• Analyze real estate and facilities OPEX/CAPEX - provide recommendations, challenge assumptions.
• Analyze and complete rent and depreciation allocations, assumptions, and real estate portfolio financial optimization
• Review data at the cost center and consolidated function level / leadership team as needed. Ensure data integrity of submission. Understand key business drivers of the global division.
• Build budget presentation materials and monthly financial reporting.
• Lead monthly financial review meetings. Proactively identify items that impact the global division forecast. Ensure accountability.
• Perform g/l analysis and work with purchasing team and business to prepare monthly journal entries for Accounting Dept. (accruals, reclasses, recharges, amortizations, and intercompany transfers).
• Support our overall annual (budget, mid-range plan), quarterly and monthly forecasting processes. Support the consolidation process, including assumption planning and global allocations.
• Develop thoughtful analysis and deliver key insights that support strategic decision making. Perform ad-hoc analysis and develop financial models, ex: gap and trend analysis, risks and opportunities, ROI, others.
• Prepare consolidated reporting for HC, OPEX, CapEx / fixed asset tracking, and other KPI's.
• Liaison between regional business teams and global/regional CP, Accounting, and Finance teams.
• Work closely with the Accounting Dept to ensure the month-end results are easily understood and data is shared between teams in a collaborative manner.
• Recommend ways to automate reporting and streamline processes. Support globalization efforts.
• Adhoc analysis as needed.

What we are looking for:
• Minimum 5+ years of related work experience with a strong emphasis in facilities and real estate portfolio management.
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience, MBA preferred.
• SAP, Workday, Office Connect, and/or Adaptive experience strongly preferred.
• Sophisticated proficiency with Excel (analytical tools, AI) and PowerPoint.
• Experience with Domo, Power BI, Tableau, or other data visualization software.
• Experience with rent and depreciation analysis, construction projects, and ROI on new projects
• Project Management experience, PMI or CAPM is a big plus.
• Excellent analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting abilities.
• Excellent communication skills across various levels including senior leadership.
• Takes initiative and ownership to ensure successful outcomes.
• Ability to multitask and deliver against daring timelines.
• Willingness to assist with a variety of tasks and ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
• Knowledge/understanding of accounting and financial documents.
• Strong curiosity about internet, gaming, and/or media & entertainment

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjoj1b-3-233-232-160-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Playstation

Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is responsible for the PlayStation® brand and family of products and services.