Full Time Job

Analyst, Forecasting and Modeling

Sony Interactive Entertainment

San Mateo, CA 04-23-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Analyst, Forecasting & Modeling

San Mateo, CA

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join the GPDR (Global Partner Development & Relations) Business Operations, Planning, & Strategy team as an Analyst, Forecasting and Modeling.

What you'll be doing:
• Responsible for managing data for third-party software on the PlayStation platform to support the disc-based forecasts and collaborate on digital forecasts
• Supporting business units as they go through their annual, quarterly, and monthly OPEX budget & forecast submissions
• Performing comparable title and industry-based analysis to determine impact of potential partnership deals
• Forecasting and measuring title and partner progress against benchmarks
• Lead and support the administration of various cross-functional partner focused programs and initiatives
• Other ad hoc analysis and team operations functions as needed

What we are looking for:
• Analytical and able to clearly articulate the thought process behind your analysis
• Organized and able to get things done on your own initiative
• Excellent attention to detail with a commitment to accuracy
• Team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to manage deliverables on tight deadlines
• Highly motivated and quick to learn

Essential experience:
• 1+ years of finance and analytical experience, ideally within tech and/or entertainment: You have the financial acumen and basic accounting knowledge to understand what sits behind the numbers and how it impacts the organization
• Forecasting experience: You can put together a forecast, justify your assumptions, and track your accuracy
• Highly proficient using Excel: You're comfortable combining data from multiple sources and can quickly produce accurate summaries and analysis of data
• Data visualization: You can distill larger volumes of data into clear, intuitive charts using Excel or other tools

Desirable experience:
• Prior FP&A experience, particularly dealing with media payments and big-ticket marketing items
• Experience using MicroStrategy, QlikSense, SAP BOBJ, and/or similar BI tools (e.g. Tableau, Domo, Power BI)
• Genuine interest and/or knowledge of the video games industry

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rnkmv5-3-238-130-97-42 in your application.

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Sony Interactive Entertainment

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.