Financial Analyst Associate - Marketing FP&A (University Grad)

Multiple Locations: Austin, Texas, United States • Orlando, Florida, United States

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Requisition Number: 162680

Position Title: Financial Analyst

External Description:

We Are EA

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. We 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. This Financial Analytics Associate will support Marketing, specifically our Marketing consolidation, Events and Music teams.

What You’ll Do:

  • Business Partnering
    • Build relationships with partners and actively collaborate to work toward a goal
    • Responsible for purchase order approvals, budgeted spend tracking, monthly close activities, and headcount management. Set control processes in place to manage spending and headcount within plan.
    • Provide reporting focused on a variety of areas such as maximizing profitability or resource allocation
    • Compile and analyze financial reports, identifying discrepancies that require management's attention
    • Prepare, hold, and co-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
    • Own the financial forecast for 2 Business Units and provide insightful analysis to highlight variance drivers and identify opportunities to mitigate risk / improve performance
    • Partner with the Accounting group to manage Close deliverables, timelines, process and reporting
    • Design and implement reporting tools
  •  Drive FP&A Excellence
  • Identify areas for continuous improvement, standardization and automation of forecasting and reporting
  • 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 in finance/Accounting
  • 0-1 years of experience in finance/accounting roles or academic work
  • Familiarity with P&L management, budgeting, forecasting, reporting and analysis
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Accounting and general GAAP knowledge
  • Excellent MS Excel and PowerPoint expertise required, familiarity with Hyperion Essbase, Tableau and Oracle preferred

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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: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts 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. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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EEO Employer Verbiage:

About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. 

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 

Electronic Arts 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. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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