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Headquartered in Redwood City, EA's engineering, game development, and publishing operations take place in a network of locations, stretching from Shanghai to Stockholm, Melbourne to Montreal. No matter which of our studio locations you join, you’ll feel the energy and support of EA’s global brand, while immersing yourself in a culture that inspires you to thrive, take risks and dream big. Our unique studios create amazingly creative and fun games - fast paced puzzles, adrenaline filled warfare, galaxy spanning adventures, high speed racing, and sports so realistic you can practically feel the grass under your feet.
It is an exciting era for our industry, and an exciting time to join the team at EA!
What a (Senior) Financial Analyst Does At EA
- Financial Planning and Reporting
Work closely with the manager and business partners to support preparation of annual plan and rolling forecasts and submit it through planning system
Support submission of company’s Outlook, Risks & Opportunities upon manager’s feedback to identify up-to-date performance expectations, upside, and exposure
Control Opex under budget with periodic analysis of actual spending vs. plan/estimate
Provide ROI analysis for marketing spending in timely manner
Ad hoc reporting and analysis for business partners to help drive informed business decisions
- In-house Planning System maintenance/upgrade
Maintain and/or upgrade in-house planning tool by coordinating with finance partners and local BI team
Play admin role in making sure key metrics correctly represent locked estimate scenario
- Monthly Closing
Ensure closing actuals to reflect correct financial results based on accrual basis accounting
Prepare for journal entries for accruals and/or amortization of prepaid balances as necessary, all backed up properly by supporting documents
- Business Partnering
Develop effective business relationships throughout business teams and finance organization in order to successfully collaborate and deliver key deliverables.
Help communicate, educate, and train users on financial process/system and process enhancements, as necessary.
The Next Great EA (Senior) Financial Anaylst Needs
- Bachelor’s degree required – Finance / Accounting related field preferred.
- Minimum 3-5 years of related financial planning, budgeting and analysis experience
- Strong preference for a Gamer
- Adept in MS Office, with an emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint.
- Strong analytical and technical skills (including general accounting concepts and systems expertise).
- Experience using financial planning systems and tools. Specific experience using Hyperion Planning, Essbase and Oracle preferred.
- Excellent oral / written communication and interpersonal skills
What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!
We love to brag about our great perks like comprehensive health and benefit packages, ESPP with company match, and of course, free video games! And since we realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games, we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives on creativity and individuality.
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