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As a wholly owned subsidiary of Microsoft, Zenimax and the video game studios it oversees (Bethesda Game Studios, id Studios, ZeniMax Online Studios, and several others around the globe) make video games enjoyed by fans world-wide. This Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) position would be based out of ZeniMax’s headquarters in Rockville, MD, and would be a great fit for a sharp, organized, detail-oriented professional with 2 to 4 years of financial experience.

This role will be a key asset in the future growth of the company. Working closely with our video game studios, this individual will help lead the Company’s annual budgeting process, quarterly reforecasting process, monthly close process and post-close results analysis, operating plan variance analysis and special projects. They will provide financial consulting and strategic support to senior management including financial presentations, capital expenditure analysis, industry/peer group comparisons, new business opportunities and other projects requested by senior management. This function is the central analytical resource for the company and will provide insights and support optimal business decision making.

Responsibilities

  • Work cross-functionally to support the company’s global monthly/quarterly forecasting, annual planning, and management reporting processes

  • Operate with a return-on-investment mindset, pushing for financial excellence from every line of the P&L

  • Collaborate with members of Accounting to ensure accurate monthly results

  • Provide timely analysis of forecast/budget variance

  • Initiate process improvements to improve forecasting accuracy

  • Support decision-making and strategic planning activities, serving as a key resource to senior decision makers in the business

  • Drive the creation and publication of financial dashboards

  • Coordinate operational input from internal stakeholders

  • Support efforts for system implementations, report redesign, and process improvements

  • Assist in corporate transactions (e.g., financings, M&A activities, etc.) as requested

  • Identify financial issues and opportunities

  • Perform ad hoc analysis and reporting as requested by Leadership Team members

Qualifications

  • 2-4 years experience in Financial Planning and Analysis

  • Advanced working knowledge of Excel

  • Bachelor's Degree in quantitative field (Accounting, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, etc.) OR clearly-demonstrated quantitative work experience

  • Ability to multi-task and work in a challenging, fast-paced environment

  • Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity

Preferred Skills

  • Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) work experience in Video Games, Social Media, or Entertainment including knowledge of major KPI metrics

  • Knowledge of major ERP systems (SAP/Oracle) and planning software (Hyperion Planning/Adaptive Planning)