Senior Finance Director - Marketing, Commercial, Positive Play Group,

Recruiter
Electronic Arts Inc.
Location
Redwood City
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Nov 2020
Closes
01 Dec 2020
Job role
Finance director
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Requisition Number: 163107 Position Title: Senior Director, Finance External Description: The CFO organization comprises a broad group of finance disciplines, with the common goal of partnering with business teams delivering strategies and providing our players with amazing experiences. Our finance teams assist the business in achieving profitable creativity by proving 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 Financial Planning and Analysis (FP) 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. This Senior Finance Director (FP) will lead business support for our Marketing, Positive Play, Corporate Functions, Worldwide Customer Experience (WWCE) and Music teams. Our Marketing teams include Relationship Marketing (Media & Community), Creative (Strategy and Content Production), Marketing and Consumer Insights, Brand, and Global Communications. Supported by a global team of 25, you will report to the Vice President of Finance, Real Estate and Physical Security. What You'll Do: Business PartneringYou will partner closely with the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and leadership teams for HR, Legal, Finance, WWCE and team to improve business and finance outcomes through the allocation of resources and data–driven insightsDemonstrate professional maturity to challenge business partners' views and decisions and understand the impact across the companyInfluence senior leaders on significant matters. Manage conflicts, influence, persuade and negotiate Major Functions & Related ActivitiesLead all finance related activities including planning, forecasting, variance analysis and management reporting and insightsBring regular financial visibility to performance, risks & opportunities (Profitability, Spend, Cost–per–View, Marketing Equivalent Value)Review, approval and oversight of licensing/sponsorship contracts and their commitmentsAnticipate risks and partner with the business to identify trade–offs and mitigation plansDirect operating expense target setting process and partner with the business to operationalize targetsCollaborate with finance partners (e.g. Corporate FP, Commercial FP, Studios) to ensure holistic and accurate financial overview for consolidated marketing and commercial view, Corporate Functions and WWCEDevelop and maintain an organization focused on value creation and maintaining the highest standards of financial control. Lead a teamSet a clear team vision and objectives; then hold each team member accountableTrain, coach, motivate and challenge team members in their development and career pathLead and foster a culture of inclusion where diversity is celebratedResource management: identify gaps and proposed solutionsReinforce the value of collaboration to achieve an objectiveImplement best practices, processes and standards Who You Are: Experience leading, motivating, and coaching a global teamAble to manage through ambiguity with a bias for solutions and actionAbility to handle multiple and competing priorities, meet tight deadlines, and to thrive in a fast–paced environment with high degree of changeAble to work collaboratively, within the group across teams/functions as an expert and partner Preferred Experience and Technical Skills Bachelor's degree requiredAt least 12 years of related financial experienceExtensive experience with P management, budgeting, forecasting, reporting and analysisProficiency in Accounting and general GAAP knowledgeExcellent MS Excel and PowerPoint expertise required, knowledge in Hyperion Essbase and Oracle preferred City: State: Community / Marketing Title: Senior Finance Director – Marketing, Commercial, Positive Play Group, Corporate Functions & WW Customer Experience Company Profile: Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet–connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 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. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law. Date Opened: 2020–11–:39:11.25 EEO Employer Verbiage: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 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. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accomm