Full Time Job

Senior Financial Analyst, Mobile and Commercial Brand Partnerships

Electronic Arts

Redwood City, CA 07-08-2020
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

We're EA-the world's leading video game publisher. You're probably familiar with many of our titles-Madden, FIFA, The Sims, Apex Legends, Battlefield, Need for Speed, and Star Wars, to name but a few. W e 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.

The Global Commercial Organization (GCO) Senior Financial Analyst role supports the WW Mobile Commercial Organization and Commercial Brand Partnerships. The SFA will be directly responsible for finance support (budget, forecasts, reporting, and other financial modeling) on global mobile revenue, global CBP full P&L, and HD Commercial Strategic Planning for FIFA North America, UFC, and NHL. To deliver these responsibilities, the SFA will partner with many cross functional groups including CBP business partners, Mobile Demand Planning and Commercial Teams, Accounting, and Corporate FP&A. The position reports to the ACO & Mobile Sr. Finance Manager and will be based in either Vancouver, Redwood City, Austin, or Orlando.

What You'll Do:
• Business Partnering
• Build relationships with partners and actively collaborate to work towards meeting financial and business objectives and enabling business owners' success
• 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
• Manage the mobile and advertising revenue financial forecast and provide insightful analysis to highlight variance drivers including weekly tracking of risks and opportunities
• Provide deep financial analysis focused on a variety of areas such as optimizing revenue and/or profitability
• Partner with the Accounting group to manage Close deliverables, timelines, process and reporting
• Partner with multiple cross-functional teams to ensure alignment across Finance and Business owners
• 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
• Ability to handle multiple and competing priorities, meet tight deadlines, and to thrive in a fast-paced environment with high degree of change
• 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

Preferred Experience and Technical Skills
• Bachelor's degree required
• Minimum 4 years of related financial experience, revenue knowledge a plus
• 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 Hyperion Essbase, Tableau and Oracle preferred

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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.