Manager, Corporate FP&A

Feb 02, 2023
Santa Monica, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

Job Title:

Manager, Corporate FP&A

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Job Description:

The Manager position on the Corporate FP&A team is a critical and highly visible role within the team that performs integrated companywide analysis and consolidation to support the Activision Blizzard King executive leadership team and assists with the companywide planning and forecasting processes.  Reporting to the Director, Cost Management Office, this role will work to analyze, report and support the performance of the Corporate Support functions and specifically demonstrate a strong aptitude for interpreting, analyzing, and communicating complex business issues, and identifying opportunities for improvement.  Problem solving, prioritization, and attention to detail are critical.

The core functions of the role include supporting the Annual Operating Plan, Quarterly Forecast and Quarterly Close processes and ongoing partnership with various support function leaders to optimize efficiencies, while ensuring we are maintaining flexibility and supporting the strategic objectives of Activision Blizzard King.  Key outputs include preparation and analysis of c-suite and senior leader reporting packages, coordinating data-gathering across the organization, and assessing risk and opportunity ranges for initiatives and guidance. 

Annual Operating Plan (50%) 

Work with stakeholders across the business and the regions to plan for expenditures and headcount in the year ahead

Load all necessary information into the Hyperion system

Prepare AOP FY23 decks to relay all necessary information to stakeholders

Quarterly Forecast (40%) and intra-quarter trending

Support the coordination of forecast inputs from various regions and business units, alignment of key assumptions and drivers

Prepare various analyses that drive business insight and frame financial risks and opportunities

Perform variance analysis, and ensure an environment of no surprises for senior leadership

Process improvement (10%)

Drive standardization and effective evolution of the company’s Hyperion-based financial planning system to drive efficiencies and meet business needs

Help automate standard processes and reporting to reduce reporting burden and increase sophistication and capacity for analysis                                                             

Principal Working Relationships:

  • Functional Business Leaders, and their direct reports
  • Director Corporate FP&A
  • Senior Director Corporate FP&A
  • VP Corporate FP&A

Player Profile

Minimum Requirements:

  • Education: Bachelor's degree
  • General Financial Skills:
    • Exceptional quantitative and financial modeling
    • Ability to thrive and multitask in a rapidly evolving environment
    • Able to vary work hours as needed to collaborate with global teammates
    • Able to work independently, with limited direction
    • Strong communication, writing, and presentation skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills at coordinating and consolidating inputs across multiple functions
    • The highest standards of accuracy and attention to detail in a dynamic, multitasking environment
    • Outstanding organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills
    • Hyperion/Essbase experience preferred
    • Advanced proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
    • Knowledge of general accounting and financial planning


  • Experience in video game, software, technology or entertainment industries
  • Real passion for video games


We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!  Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance;
  • 401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching;
  • Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;
  • Mental health & wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others;
  • If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.

Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company.  You can learn more by visiting

In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $87,480.00 - $161,910.00 Annual. This base pay range is for the U.S. and is not applicable to locations outside of the U.S. Actual amounts will vary depending on experience, performance and location. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.
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