Senior Financial Analyst

Finance San Francisco, California


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Description

The Position: 

We are looking for a Senior Financial Analyst for the Finance team. The Senior Financial Analyst will be a key member of the Finance team, responsible for providing key insights into business performance and providing analysis to support decision making.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Support quarterly P&L forecast assumptions, focusing on the analysis of key historical and predictive business information, ensuring accuracy of financial results, appropriateness of future financial commitments, and explanations of variances to plan.
  • Lead the coordination of the annual budgeting process, including analysis used to build financial models around new initiative product plans, targets and resource requirements.
  • Work with business units on the development of operational reporting requirements and coordinate report creation with the Business Intelligence team.
  • Monitor daily/weekly operational reports, proactively research material variances and communicate findings as necessary.
  • Provide ad-hoc and recurring analytic support for product planning, marketing, engineering resource planning, and corporate development.
  • Assist in market sizing, competitive analysis and industry research in support of revenue projections, product positioning, and corporate development.
  • Analyze operating results including revenue, trends and expense drivers.
  • Suggest improvements in cost controls. 
  • Liaison with accounting on monthly close process and financial reporting.
  • Assist on ad hoc projects, models and analysis as needed.

Core Competencies

  • 6+ years in a financial planning or financial analysis role.
  • Strong analytical, technical and problem solving skills.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and financial modeling skills.
  • Comfortable manipulating large sets of data and ability to highlight key trends & metrics.
  • Solid presentation and written communication skills required.
  • Self-starter capable of results without significant supervision and effective in dealing with ambiguity.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics; MBA or CPA a plus. 
  • Proficiency/experience with Intacct a plus.
  • Gaming or media industry experience a plus.

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