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Senior Financial Analyst, Corporate Planning

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PlayStation
🇺🇸 San Mateo, CA

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play —it’s also the Best Place to Work. We’ve thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayStation. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment. The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

Senior Financial Analyst, Corporate Planning

Job Location: San Mateo, CA

The PlayStation Corporate Planning team is looking for a Senior level Financial Analyst superstar.

As an integral member of the Global Corporate Planning team, you will be responsible for PlayStation's financial planning & analysis. Areas of focus include analyzing trends and recommending strategies to management to ensure that we achieve our goals. Business analysis & management reporting are encouraged to be conducted in a timely manner and any business risks should be advanced to PlayStation’s management without delay. Do you have excellent interpersonal skills? If you thrive on playing a key role in a company's FPA's success this role is for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing our annual (fiscal budget, mid-range plan), quarterly and monthly forecasting processes.
  • Developing thoughtful analysis and delivering key insights that support strategic decision making.
  • Working with internal leadership partners as part of the monthly and quarterly reporting process.
  • Supporting the strategic business discussions/projects (e.g. – M&A, Mid-range planning, Future Investment Decision) by providing the financial insights.
  • Partner with Corporate Planning counterparts in other regions (Europe and Japan) to understand the impact of local performance on the global results.
  • Providing mentorship and feedback to other analysts within the team.
  • Partnering with the Finance organizations to provide analysis in support of new or existing processes.
  • Recommending ways to automate reporting and streamline processes.
  • Willingness to assist with a variety of tasks and able to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to multitask and deliver against aggressive timelines

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5-7 years of related work experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Sophisticated software proficiency: Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Knowledge of Financial Planning Tools: SAP, Workday Adaptive
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Takes initiative and ownership to ensure successful outcomes
  • Basic knowledge/understanding of accounting and financial statements

Bonus points:

  • Experience of working in M&A environment considered a plus but not crucial
  • Japanese language proficiency considered a plus but not crucial
  • Strong interest in internet and/or media & entertainment industries

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category.

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We sincerely appreciate the time and effort you spent in contacting us and we thank you for your interest in PlayStation.

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