Senior Financial Analyst

May 19, 2022
Vancouver, Canada
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

Job Title: Sr. Financial Analyst, EA SPORTS




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. But making games is hard work. That’s why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.


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.


EA SPORTS is one of the most iconic brands in entertainment with over 25 years of innovation, passion, and connecting millions of players across the globe to their favorite sports, teams, and players. you are passionate about building immersive digital entertainment, this is the role of a lifetime. The EA SPORTS Sr. Financial Analyst will provide business and finance support for our EA Vancouver team supporting EA SPORTS Create Art and our EA Tiburon team supporting Madden, Golf, and College Football titles. The position reports to the EA SPORTS Finance Director.


What You’ll Do:


  • Business Partnering
    • Build relationships with partners and actively collaborate to work towards meeting financial and business objectives
    • Prepare, hold, and present business reviews for leaders focused on the story (not just data) with clear insights and actionable presentation material
    • Drive results by partnering on business-related projects such as modeling business scenarios and tracking performance metrics


  • Financial Close, Forecasting, Reporting and Analysis
    • Support financial planning process including quarterly, annual, and long-range modeling for studios
    • Manage the studio P&L to track and maximize the health of the business and ROI
    • Proactively identify trends, risks, and opportunities
    • Provide guidance on financial processes and ad-hoc financial analysis
    • Design and implement reporting tools


  • Drive FP&A Excellence
  • Identify and lead initiatives to continuously improve, standardize and automate forecasting and reporting tools and processes
  • Challenge status quo and provide alternative solutions


Who You Are:


  • Excellent people skills are a requirement for this role
  • Strong overall communication, facilitation, and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, high volume, deadline-driven environment
  • Creative problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to balance multiple and competing priorities and work both independently and as part of a team
  • Professionalism in dealing with all levels of management, staff, and vendors
  • Comfortable with ambiguous problems and independently developing solutions


Preferred Education and Technical Skills


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 5 years of related financial experience, preferably supporting tech or KPI driven organization
  • Experience with P&L management, budgeting, forecasting, reporting and analysis
  • Demonstrated proficiency in accounting and general GAAP knowledge
  • Excellent MS Excel knowledge and experience
  • Experience with Business Intelligence and visualization tools; working experience with Power BI is an asset
  • Knowledge in Anaplan and Oracle preferred
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