Senior Manager, Corporate Accounting

Location: Redwood City, California US

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Requisition Number: 153476

Position Title: Senior Manager, Accounting

External Description:

Key responsibilities

The Senior Manager, Corporate Accounting will have a broad range of responsibilities involving the monthly close, quarterly earnings preparation and developing process efficiencies.  As an individual who will promote excellence throughout EA, this role involves a number of important responsibilities as follows:

Management/Development

  • Manage 4 full time accounting professionals
  • Hire, coach, retain and evaluate talented individuals. Assess performance and provide quarterly feedback to staff
  • Lead in the identification and development of future leaders

 Close Process

  • Oversee the U.S. accounting close process including financial statement review and analysis from both U.S. GAAP and management reporting perspectives
  • Provide accounting business partner support; act as primary liaison to selected business groups across finance (i.e., FPA, SEC Reporting, Revenue, AR, etc.) and HR.
  • Lead the coordination of accounting responsibilities between onshore and offshore accounting teams
  • Manage accounting for FX revaluation, translation and business acquisitions
  • Review the preparation of a number of monthly reconciliations and journal entries
  • Manage the recording and settlement of inter-company transactions between the company and its international subsidiaries

Global Consolidation & Reporting

  • Lead in providing a high level of customer service within finance and to other business partners
  • Manage the accounting consolidation of the company and its international subsidiaries
  • Review, understand and challenge the internally prepared monthly fluctuation analyses prepared by local teams and business units.
  • Manage the preparation of the monthly consolidated financial statements with commentary on fluctuations from prior periods and company estimates. Present at the monthly close meetings
  • Assist in the quarterly earnings release process

 Technical Accounting

  • Prepare memos/whitepapers on accounting issues
  • Evaluate the impact of emerging technical accounting issues, manage adoption and implementation
  • Review and provide accounting conclusions on EA’s vendor agreements

 Audits and Projects

  • Manage the coordination of U.S. financial statement audit and reviews, including the preparation of audit schedules
  • Spend a portion of time on projects (e.g., globally aligning EA’s accounting practices, improving documentation, building more robust analytical reporting)
  • A portion of the role will include leading other special projects as assigned
  • Develop and maintain SOX documentation as they relate to Close to Consolidation, Finance and Investing controls

 Technical skills and experience

  • BS or MS in Accounting or equivalent
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • > 9 years relevant financial accounting experience, including team management experience. Industry experience is preferred
  • Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP (incl. foreign exchange, derivatives, business combinations, expense recognition)
  • Working knowledge of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
  • Effective time management, work prioritization and delegation skills
  • Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with Oracle and Hyperion Financial Management a plus

Capabilities

  • Analytical and creative problem solving skills; solution oriented individual
  • Disciplined self-starter with strong attention to detail
  • Strong business acumen
  • Passion for data integrity, process definition and organizational alignment
  • Embrace technical accounting concepts and apply knowledge in EA’s workpapers
  • Strives for excellence
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; polished professional; communicates with impact
  • Able to handle multiple and sometimes competing priorities; strong organizational framework
  • Rapid learner

Talents

  • Ability to adapt quickly and be effective in new situations
  • Possesses passion, energy, enthusiasm to drive results; action oriented
  • Thinks outside of the box; willing to challenge existing processes to drive efficiency
  • Is a team player, adept at building relationships within Finance and across organizations
  • Ability to build networks

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

EEOText: EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Date Opened: 2018-11-06 16:40:36.933

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EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status or veteran status. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law.

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