Senior Financial Analyst, Marketing

Mar 15, 2023
Köln, Germany
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work


Senior Financial Analyst - Marketing FP&A
- 6 Month Contract
#WeAreEA   the world’s leading video game publisher and we exist to inspire the world to play. EA values creativity, pioneering, passion,   determination, learning, and teamwork. We mean things like acting with curiosity, speaking up with original ideas, and committing to each   other as one team.
We’re looking for all the best kinds of people to make great experiences for our players. The best people want a job that inspires them, while   giving them room to enjoy their lives. And we want to give them that. We celebrate   diversity and inclusion   by creating a place where you can   come to work and be yourself.  
Role Overview:
Our Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team plays a critical role in providing strategic partnership to leaders across EA. We achieve this   through effectively engaging with our partners to understand our broad strategy, analyzing data, and delivering insights to help drive EA’s   current and future performance. This Senior Financial Analyst will support Marketing, specifically our   Global Marketing Media team.
What You’ll Do:
  • · Business Partnering
    • o Build relationships with partners and actively collaborate to work toward a goal.
    • o Responsible for purchase order approvals, budgeted spend tracking, monthly close activities, and headcount management. Set control processes in place to manage spending and headcount within plan.
    • o Provide reporting focused on a variety of areas such as maximizing profitability or resource allocation.
    • o Prepare, hold, and present business reviews for leaders focused on the story (not just data) with clear insights and actionable presentation material.
    • o Drive results by partnering on business-related projects such as modeling business scenarios and tracking performance metrics.
  • · Financial Close, Forecasting, Reporting and Analysis
    • o Own the financial forecast for Global Media and provide insightful analysis to highlight variance drivers and identify opportunities to mitigate risk / improve performance
    • o Partner with the Accounting group to manage Close deliverables, timelines, process and reporting.
    • o Design and implement reporting tools.  
  • · Drive FP&A Excellence
    • o Identify areas for continuous improvement, standardization and automation of forecasting and reporting.  
    • o Challenge status quo and provide alternative solutions.
Who You Are:
  • · Highly motivated, passionate self-starter
  • · Ability to handle multiple and competing priorities, meet tight deadlines, and to thrive in a fast-paced environment with high degree of change.
  • · Ability to work with ambiguity and independence.
  • · A team player able to work collaboratively, within the group and cross-functionally across business units/functions as a thought leader and partner.
Preferred Experience and Technical Skills
  • · Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting  
  • · Familiarity with P&L management, budgeting, forecasting, reporting and analysis.
  • · Familiarity with Marketing Media planning and analysis.  
  • · Demonstrated proficiency in Accounting and general GAAP knowledge
  • · Excellent MS Excel and PowerPoint expertise required, familiarity with Anaplan, Power BI and Oracle is preferred.
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