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Business Operations Specialist

Multiple Locations: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada • Los Angeles, California, United States • Austin, Texas, United States • Seattle, Washington, United States • Utah, United States

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Requisition Number: 170350

Position Title: Senior LEAP Advisor

External Description:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in interactive entertainment. We develop and deliver games, content and online services across platforms. We have a broad portfolio of brands that span the most popular genres.

The Learning Operations Team within EA's Learning, Engagement, Analytics and Performance (LEAP) team focuses on supporting top quality learning content for everyone at Electronic Arts. As part of that strategy, we focus on understanding needs and coordinating business contracts, budgets and more for the LEAP team.

The Business Operations Specialist will work with and maintaining relationships with our partners including vendors, legal, accounting, and security and managing the LEAP budget. This role reports to the Sr. Manager, Learning Operations.

What's in it for you? Glad you asked!

  • Vendor management. Work with our legal partners to set-up vendors observing EA policy and practices including set-up, purchasing order management, invoice management.
  • You will partner with Leaders and Program Managers to manage all vendors including logistical, billing, and further inquiries; and their onboarding process into EA and their off-boarding process
  • You'll be the maintaining LEAP's Contracted Services list, providing notes and recommendations per vendor and having a holistic view of all vendors, services, specialties, rates and teams.
  • Understand the changing terms of the definition and policy for contingent workers and ensure that LEAP is in compliance with those terms
  • Work with Legal and People Experience to review contracts and terms to ensure compliance.
  • Work with Accounts Payables for vendor set-up with Purchase Order that follows our policy and also for making payments, monitors to ensure the team is in compliance with Auditing.
  • Manage internal software platforms by adding users, yearly renewals and contracts.
  • Work with our Finance partners to manage LEAP budget, which includes budget management by LEAP program
  • Oversee LEAP's budget per planned and actuals on a daily basis, by tracking all actual and projected expenses
  • Lead payment processing on PO, Invoicing, Meeting Card, Expense Reporting
  • Update LEAP's leaders on their budget monthly and advise on overall spend
  • Meet monthly with LEAP Leaders to provide an update on actual versus plan and where we may need to move funds
  • Anticipate overspend and under-spend quarterly and provide recommendations on where to off-set surplus and deficits to balance the budget
  • Meet with the Finance Partner to assure proper tracking and collaboration.

Skills

  • Budget management for large department
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Tenacity to follow up invoices, POs and other documents.
  • Accounting experience in vendor management

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a finance/budget management field
  • 3+ years of experience working with budgets
  • Familiarity with vendor management
  • Familiarity with invoicing/PO
  • G-Suite familiarity with Docs and Sheets
  • Familiarity with AirTable
  • Values diversity, accessibility, and inclusivity.

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 experienced 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.

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts is an innovative tech company that creates incredible experiences for millions of players around the world. But what matters most is our people who inspire us, and the world, to play. As we bring new forms of entertainment to people around the world, we need innovative, collaborative, diverse and adaptable people to keep making Electronic Arts better.

EEOText: About EA We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game. 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.

Date Opened: 2021-12-08 00:00:03.653

EEO Employer Verbiage:

About EA

We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. 

 

We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. 

 

Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game.

 

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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