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Financial Analyst, Corporate Planning

Company: PlayStation Global
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Job Description:

The Financial Analyst will be responsible for financial planning & analysis as part of the Global Corporate Planning team. Key tasks include business analysis, management reporting, analyzing key trends and recommending potential strategies to management to ensure that we achieve our financial and non-financial targets. Responsibilities:

  • Provide budget, forecast, and mid-range planning support for global divisions as financial business partners.
  • Work with budget owners to prepare and review bottom-up Budget/Forecast.
  • Analyze data - provide recommendations, challenge assumptions.
  • Review data at the cost center, consolidated function level, leadership team/global division head. Ensure data integrity of submission. Understand key business drivers of the global division.
  • Create Budget presentation materials and monthly financial reporting.
  • Lead monthly financial review meetings with budget owners. Proactively identify items that impact the global division forecast. Ensure accountability
  • When applicable, perform g/l analysis and work with purchasing team and business to prepare monthly journal entries for Accounting Dept. (accruals, reclasses, recharges, and intercompany transfers)
  • Support our overall annual (budget, mid-range plan), quarterly and monthly forecasting processes. Support the consolidation process. Ensure data integrity.
  • Develop thoughtful analysis and deliver key insights that support strategic decision making. Perform ad-hoc analysis and develop financial models, ex: gap and trend analysis, risks and opportunities, ROI, others.
  • Work with internal leadership team/stakeholders as part of the monthly and quarterly reporting process. Prepare consolidated global reporting for HC, OPEX, CapEx / fixed asset tracking, and other KPI's.
  • Liaison between global division and global/regional CP&A, Accounting, and Finance teams.
  • Recommend ways to automate reporting and streamline processes. Support globalization efforts.
  • Ensure financial control and governance. Qualifications:
    • Excellent analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting abilities
    • Takes initiative and ownership to ensure successful outcomes
    • Ability to multitask and deliver against aggressive timelines
    • Advanced proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint
    • Willingness to assist with a variety of tasks and able to work both independently and collaboratively
    • Basic knowledge/understanding of accounting and financial statements
    • Strong interest in internet and/or media & entertainment industries
    • Minimum 2-3 years of related work experience
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

Keywords: PlayStation Global, San Mateo , Financial Analyst, Corporate Planning, Accounting, Auditing , San Mateo, California

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