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Electronic Arts is an innovative tech company that creates incredible experiences for millions of players around the world. But what matters most is our people who inspire us, and the world, to play. As we bring new forms of entertainment to people around the world, we need creative, collaborative and diverse people to keep making Electronic Arts better.

ENTERTAINING IS OUR PASSION

#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. 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 helps provide strategic partnership to leaders across EA. We achieve this through engaging with our partners to understand our broad strategy, analyzing data, and delivering insights to help guide EA's performance.

You will partner with internal Mobile FP&A, Commercial and Mobile Studio Leadership teams. Our Mobile team creates engaging and evolving daily entertainment through mobile games people love to play.

Knowledge of the gaming industry, especially free to play business models, advertising and user acquisition are a significant advantage. You will report to the Director of FP&A.

What You'll Do:

Business Partnering

  • Develop relationships with leadership to help deliver the long-term strategy

  • Guide and assist teams to provide accurate reporting to assist with decision-making and value creation.

  • Influence decisions by understanding the big picture combined with providing underlying deep financial analysis

  • Prepare and hold business reviews for EA's leadership team

Financial Forecasting and Reporting

  • Manage Mobile Platform consolidation (Revenue, Opex, Capex, and Headcount)

  • Collaborate with Commercial team on long range, annual and quarterly revenue forecasts by title

  • Lead financial reviews with budget owners to develop annual plans and subsequent forecast updates

  • Provide analysis to highlight variance drivers and identify opportunities to mitigate risk and improve performance

  • 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.

Close Responsibilities

  • Manage all close activities for assigned departments including identifying and preparing accrual and reclass entries to ensure precise accounting of known activities

  • Ensure compliance with EA's policies and procedures.

FP&A Excellence

  • Build and retain our world-class FP&A team.

  • Manage 2 Senior Financial Analysts

  • Identify and lead projects to standardize forecasting and reporting processes

Who You Are:

  • Motivated, passionate

  • 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 across EA as a leader and partner

Experience and Technical Skills

  • Bachelor's degree required.

  • Minimum 8 years of related financial experience

  • Motivated, passionate, comfortable presenting to senior management

  • Experienced people manager to lead finance team and provide executive management support

  • A team player able to work collaboratively, within the group and across business groups

  • Demonstrated increasing levels of responsibility and independence

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Accounting and general GAAP knowledge

  • Business acumen with understanding of functional linkages and build relationships with partners in both operational and financial roles

About EA

We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers.

We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more.

Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game.

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.

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