Requisition Number : 180568Can this position be remote? : Yes
We are a global team of creators, storytellers, technologists, experience originators, innovators and so much more. We believe amazing games and experiences start with teams as diverse as the players and communities we serve.
At Electronic Arts, the only limit is your imagination.
EA’s CFO organization comprises a broad group of finance disciplines. Our common goal is partnership with business teams delivering strategies and providing our players with amazing experiences.
All of our finance teams assist the business in achieving profitable creativity by providing financial insight, reporting and guidance.
We use progressive tools to analyze and visualize data, telling the story of financial drivers, performance, risks and opportunities.
We value attributes like collaboration and learning. We celebrate diversity and inclusion by creating a place where you can come to work and be yourself.
Role Overview :
Our Portfolio Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team provides strategic and financial partnership to EA’s Leadership team.
We achieve this through engaging with our partners to understand our broad strategy, analyzing data, and delivering insights to guide EA’s performance.
The Finance Manager role is a unique opportunity to be a collaborative partner and trusted advisor to the leadership teams for our Sweden Battlefield studios.
Reporting to the Battlefield Finance Director you will manage the day-to-day responsibilities for all FP&A elements associated with the delivery of Battlefield’s strategy for these studios.
What You’ll Do :
You will partner with the VP, General Manager of DICE Studio and various leadership teams to manage across all financial elements associated with the delivery of Battlefield’s strategy.
Major Functions & Related Activities
Develop relationships with studio partners to help achieve the long-term strategy of the studio and franchise
Partner with product leads to manage product P&Ls and influence investment and product decisions to maximize health of the business;
emphasis on Opex (80% of role) vs. Gross Margin (20% of role)
Provide ad-hoc financial analysis and decision support for our studio partners
Provide guidance on core finance processes, building efficiencies and streamlining deliverables
Partner with product and project leads to prepare and hold business and forecast reviews for studio leadership teams with clear and applicable presentation materials
Collaborate cross-functionally and with other franchise studios to support Battlefield franchise goals and broader studio ecosystem
Align with project leads on specific funding proposals
Partner with studio leadership to set and manage budgets across all projects
Work with product management team to provide regular financial visibility with regards to Outlook, Risks and Opportunities
Manage close activities for studios & products, including accrual considerations to ensure accurate accounting & financial management
Support finance partners for matters concerning Swedish legal entity
Partner with product leads on R&D tax credits and optimization
Experiences / Capabilities :
5 or more years’ experience in mid-level finance roles
Experience in the video game industry, preferably at a AAA developer
Resolve complex business issues, ability to move beyond reporting to synthesis and insight
In-depth knowledge of financial planning and analysis
Experience evaluating performance metrics and supporting action plans
Experience using tools, processes, and teamwork to work at scale
Preferred Experience and Technical Skills
Experience with P&L management, budgeting, forecasting and analysis
Proficiency in accounting concepts and general GAAP knowledge
Excellent MS Excel skills (comfortable with complex functions and modeling) and PowerPoint expertise,
Familiarity with financial planning systems (Anaplan, Adaptive Planning, Essbase, Oracle, Power BI, etc.)
About Electronic Arts
Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.
We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us.
We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life.
We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more.
Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.
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.
We will also consider 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.