Full Time Job

Senior Financial Analyst, Corporate Functions

Electronic Arts

Redwood City, CA 07-22-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

We are EA and we make games - How cool is that? In fact, we entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. But making games is not easy. That's why we employ the most creative and passionate people in the industry.

Role Overview:

Reporting to the Manager of FP&A for Corporate Functions, you will focus on business partnering with our People Experience and Workplace Experience teams. This is not your typical ''HR'' and ''Facilities'' functions. These dynamic teams working every day to help shape our culture and employee experience, and to attract and develop our most important assets - our employees! As their finance partner you'll be asked to provide insights to guide investment decisions aligned with strategic priorities.

What You'll Do:

Business Partnering
• Build relationships with partners and develop a clear understanding of their goals
• Track essential metrics and provide partners with regular analysis
• Provide recommendations on spend and resourcing needed to achieve results
• Prepare and hold regular business reviews for executives that have a clear message and action
• Identify and communicate risks and opportunities
• Be the go-to person for all things finance related, working with other functions in finance

Financial Forecasts, Close, Reporting and Analysis
• Oversee the quarterly financial forecast of headcount and OpEx for the function
• Provide analysis that highlights essential forecast assumptions and changes from prior forecast
• Partner with accounting to ensure the accuracy of monthly closes and quarterly financial statements
• Communicate our results (Actuals) in relation to the prior year or prior forecast
• Implement scalable, efficient, and reporting

Contribute to Continuous Improvement
• Identify and lead projects to standardize processes and automate processes
• Challenge status quo and provide alternative solutions

Who You Are:
• An independent thinker who can also work with multiple teams and across all levels in the organization
• Curious and eager with a passion for solutions
• Someone with a mindset of continuous improvement

Preferred Experience and Technical Skills
• Bachelor's degree
• Minimum 5 years of related financial experience
• Experience with P&L management, budgeting, forecasting and analysis
• Proficiency in Accounting and general GAAP knowledge
• Excellent MS Excel (can perform complex functions) and PowerPoint expertise
• Knowledge in Hyperion Essbase, Tableau and Oracle preferred

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.