Senior Financial Analyst

Location: Austin, Texas, United States

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Requisition Number: 159826

Position Title: Senior Financial Analyst

External Description:

ENTERTAINING IS OUR PASSION

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 and challenges
  • Track essential metrics and provide partners with regular, and insightful 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, quantify, and communicate risks and opportunities
  • Be the go-to person for all things finance related, collaborating with other functions in finance as needed

 

Financial Forecasts, Close, Reporting and Analysis

  • Own the quarterly financial forecast of headcount and OpEx for the function
  • Provide analysis that highlights key forecast assumptions and changes from prior forecast
  • Partner with accounting to ensure the accuracy of monthly closes and quarterly financial statements
  • Communicate business results (Actuals) in relation to the prior year or prior forecast
  • Implement scalable, efficient, and timely 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
  • Able to manage competing priorities and meet tight deadlines
  • Someone who can adapt to change
  • Customer-centric with a passion for solutions
  • Someone who demonstrates business acumen and displays professionalism
  • Someone with a mindset of continuous improvement

Preferred Experience and Technical Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 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

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Community / Marketing Title: Senior Financial Analyst

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: 2020-02-07 01:45:21.307

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