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SR. Financial Analyst - Marketing

Company: Direct Staffing Inc
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Located in Redwood City, CA, the Senior Financial Analyst role reports into the Manager of FP&A and will provide an excellent opportunity to be a collaborative business partner and trusted advisor for the senior management team of Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Organization which includes both the GLOBAL MARKETING ORGANIZATION as well as ORIGIN.The Global Marketing Organization (GMO) is responsible for planning and execution of long term strategic marketing initiatives for all franchises across the globe. Origin is the direct to consumer division of Electronic Arts providing cross platform gaming services and support for EA's gaming portfolio.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage the ongoing requirements for monthly close for PR, Web Development, and Analytics groups within the Marketing organization, which includes accruals, reclasses, headcount and balance sheet reconciliations, and variance analysis Work directly with business partners to forecast and proactively manage risks and opportunities Develop business processes and reporting to ensure business partners have a clear understanding of: Their financial plan for the year including headcount Their current forecast and changes from Plan Their current and YTD financial performance vs. Plan and prior forecast Set control processes in place to manage spending and headcount within plan levels. Set-up and manage financial reviews with business partners every month to analyze results, forecast spending, and headcount. Ensure compliance with EA's policies and procedures Provide succinct analysis on various marketing contracts for CMO senior leadership team Assist with consolidation and reporting to Corporate (close pack, R&O, etc.) Support ad hoc requests from executive management and CMO senior staff as needed - could include BOD decks, analysis for Earnings, staffing/spending analysis, etc.TECHNICAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: BA in Finance, Accounting, or Economics and 3-5 years minimum of relevant business experience Advanced accounting and financial skills required; experience with Oracle a plus Excellent MS Excel skills, competent with MS PowerPoint with the ability to create polished and streamlined management reporting Experience with forecasting & analysis tools such as Essbase Experience in fast pace environment and deliver results under tight deadlinesCRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS: Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy on work output Strong communication skills at all levels of the organization Able to handle multiple and often competing priorities A team player who is able to work collaboratively within the group and across business units/functions Communicator, with excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills Gamer, with passion for and knowledge of the industrySKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONSFP&Abusiness partneringintermediate/advanced excel skillsIDEAL CANDIDATECandidate with progressive experience in a financial planning & analysis role. From Financial Analyst to Sr. Financial Analyst supporting a marketing and/or sales. Excellent communication skills.IDEAL CANDIDATE SHOULD HAVE WORKED FOR THE FOLLOWING COMPANY(IES):Additional InformationAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Direct Staffing Inc


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