Financial Analyst, WW Studios
Electronic Arts
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
5d ago
source : CareerBuilder, LLC

Role Overview

Located in Burnaby, British Columbia the Financial Analyst reports into the Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis. The role provides an excellent opportunity to be a collaborative business partner and trusted advisor on a global team within the Worldwide Studios organization at Electronic Arts.

Business Partnering

Support various business groups within Worldwide Studios Provide detailed and timely analysis to help drive business decisions Receive, analyze, integrate, and consolidate assumptions and data from business and finance partners Prepare and present information to business partners and senior leadership

Financial Management

Coordinate FP&A tasks with the assigned deadlines Create and update budgets, forecasts, and annual plans Ensure month-end processes are complete in accordance with company accounting policies Track variances against forecast and assessing impact to financial plan Provide regular financial reporting to business units to assess performance Understand and identify risks and opportunities on a regular basis

Ad Hoc Projects

Drive process improvements with both business and finance partners Perform financial scenario analysis


Define, incorporate and report on financial and / or non-financial key performance indicators Drive One Team culture

Skills & Capabilities

  • A team player able to work collaboratively, within the group and cross-functionally across business units / functions, as a thought leader, project manager, partner, and effective independent team member Strong initiative and desire to drive change and enhance processes Ability to proactively identify business risks and opportunities Flexible and adaptable to the rapid changing needs of the business and finance Ability to quickly process information and assess impact Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy on work output Strong business acumen with an ability to build strong professional relationships with business partners in both operational and financial roles Ability to effectively prioritize multiple and sometimes competing demands Disciplined, passionate, self-starter;
  • comfortable interacting and challenging business partners and senior management High proficiency in MS Excel and MS PowerPoint Strong working knowledge of financial planning systems / tools and ERP software.

    Specific experience within Hyperion Essbase and Oracle a plus Excellent oral and written communication skills Ability to handle sensitive information with high level of confidentiality Ability to professionally present information to business and finance management Natural curiosity, and a desire to learn

    Experience and Education

    Experience with budgeting, forecasting, reporting and analysis with a large global organization preferred Experience partnering with various levels of management Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting.

    MBA, CPA, or CFA preferredEA 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.

    EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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