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.
EA’s CFO organization comprises a broad group of finance disciplines. Our common goal is partnership with business teams delivering strategies and providing our players with amazing experiences. All of our finance teams assist the business in achieving profitable creativity by providing 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.
This Sr. Finance Manager will lead business support for our EA Tiburon team supporting our Madden, College Football, and new IP titles. Additionally, this role will assist the overall consolidated reporting, quarterly targets, and submission process for American Football. You will report to the Director of Finance, EA SPORTS.
What You’ll Do:
You will partner with senior leaders across EA SPORTS including our SVP/General Manager, Head of Operations, and VP/Executive Producer across our Orlando studio, and their leadership teams to lead across all financial elements associated with the delivery of EA SPORTS’ strategy.
Provide strategic advice and partnership to all studios and executive leadership
Manage the holistic health of the franchises, including full P&L responsibility
Lead the financial planning process, including the long-range, annual, and quarterly planning cycles
In partnership with the studio and analytics team, manage and oversee net bookings forecasts for live services titles
Establish and track performance measurements across all major titles and projects
Provide ad-hoc financial analysis to support our partners
Guidance on core finance processes, building efficiencies and streamlining deliverables
Major Functions & Related Activities
Align with P&L owners on specific funding proposals
Partner with leadership to set and manage budgets across all projects and titles
Provide decision support to leadership on investment and project decisions
Provide regular financial visibility with regards to Outlook, Risk and Opportunities
Anticipate risks and partner with the leadership to identify trade-offs to de-risk and maintain financial goals
Prepare, hold, and present business reviews for leaders focused on the story (not just data) with clear insights and actionable presentation material
Balance priorities, and find creative solutions that achieve results
Build relationships with partners across commercial, marketing, and corporate functions and actively collaborate to work towards meeting financial and business objectives
Guide, influence, and supervise other American Football FPA team members
Drive results by partnering on business-related projects such as modeling business scenarios and tracking performance metrics
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
Provide guidance on financial processes, building efficiencies, and streamlining deliverables
Design and implement reporting tools
Who You Are:
Highly-motivated, passionate self-starter
Excellent interpersonal 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, meet tight deadlines, and to thrive in a fast-paced environment
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
Strong business acumen
Passion or preference for working in game development
Resolve complex business issues, ability to move beyond reporting to synthesis and insight
Experience using tools, processes, and teamwork to work at scale
Preferred Experience and Technical Skills
Minimum 5 years of related experience in mid to senior level finance roles
Experience with P&L management, budgeting, forecasting, reporting and analysis
Demonstrated proficiency in Accounting and general GAAP knowledge
Excellent MS Excel and PowerPoint expertise required, knowledge in Anaplan, Power BI, Tableau and Oracle preferred
About Electronic Arts
Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.
We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.
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. We will also consider employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.