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Senior Director, Finance - Respawn and Battlefield

Multiple Locations: Los Angeles, CA, USA • Vancouver, BC, Canada • Seattle, WA, USA • Pasadena, CA, USA • Redwood City, CA, USA

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Requisition Number: 176231

Position Title: Senior Director, Finance

External Description:

Senior Director, Finance - Respawn and Battlefield

ENTERTAINING IS OUR PASSION

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.

As the Head of Finance for our Respawn Entertainment & Battlefield organization, you will lead a portfolio of internal studios and external partners, across all financial elements. In addition to Battlefield, Respawn Entertainment is the home of several key franchises including Apex Legends & Star Wars and is supported by upwards of 1,500 employees across multiple studio locations worldwide. You will report to the SVP, Portfolio FP&A, Real Estate and Physical Security.

Role Overview

  • Strategic finance leader who will lead interaction and partnership on delivering the Respawn Entertainment & Battlefield strategy and full P&L
  • Oversee the future business and financial framework for Respawn Entertainment & Battlefield
  • Provide strategic advice and partnership to all studios, teams, and executive leadership
  • Lead all Respawn Entertainment & Battlefield financial planning processes, building efficiencies, and streamlining deliverables
  • Set goals across all major titles and projects with full P&L ownership
  • Oversee all ad-hoc financial analysis to support the business and partners

Major Functions and Related Activities

  • Use tailored diagnostics, to monitor the business, de-risk, and balance priorities to achieve financial goals
  • Lead financial modeling and decision support for key license investments across the portfolio
  • Align cross functional P&L partners on the return of investments
  • Set and manage budgets across all projects and investments
  • Lead decision support, through accurate analysis and ad-hoc projects to improve performance
  • Manage New IP / Greenlight incubation process

Team Management

  • Recruit and mentor, a high performing global team
  • Influence, motivate and collaborate with partners
  • Create a center of excellence and implement best practices, processes, and standards

Qualifications

  • 12 or more years' experience in senior finance roles
  • A people leader invested in the team's success and building an inclusive environment
  • Comfortable operating within a dynamic business environment and can resolve complex business issues
  • Builds trust, diverse relationships, and can move beyond reporting to synthesis and insight
  • Preference for experience within game development, with in-depth knowledge of Finance
  • Experienced in evaluating performance metrics and implementing action plans
  • Coordinates processes to work at scale across a distributed team

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts is the leading interactive entertainment company, powered by innovative technology. We create 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 creative, collaborative, diverse and adaptable people to keep making Electronic Arts better.

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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: 2022-10-17 14:46:15.637

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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