Financial Analyst / Senior Financial Analyst - Call Of Duty Finance

Activision Santa Monica , CA 90405

Posted 2 months ago

Job Title:

Financial Analyst / Senior Financial Analyst - Call of Duty Finance

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Job Description:

Your Mission

Activision is looking for a highly motivated and financially minded individual to work on the Call of Duty franchise as a key contributor of the COD Finance team, which serves as an integration point for teams across the entire company, including Product Management, Consumer Marketing, Commercial Sales, Product Development, Accounting, Investor Relations, and Corporate Finance. Our team is lean, dynamic, and focused - which means you will have real responsibility and make meaningful impact in the video game space.

  • Own the Call of Duty P&L, setting financial targets through the creation of annual operating plans, quarterly forecast and close, and weekly pacing. Consolidate and communicate the Franchise story for executive review

  • Develop the Long Range Franchise Plan and partner with product teams and studio leadership to influence strategic growth initiatives, efficiencies, and P&L optimization

  • Support the creation of billion-dollar Call of Duty blockbusters by providing ongoing Greenlight P&L financials and game development budgets; influencing key investment decisions and ROI analysis

  • Partner with Studio and Executive leadership by providing business insights, highlighting risks and opportunities and key performance indicators

  • Support Live Ops teams with promotional ideas/analysis to help maximize revenue.

Player Profile

Leveraging proven strategic planning capabilities, the successful candidate will be a strong cross-functional collaborator and help drive key operational decisions and investments.

  • Strong financial modeling; forecast ownership and scenario planning

  • Project management; engage in multiple priorities simultaneously

  • Analytical and critical thinking; ability to communicate complex concepts at a high level to executive leadership

  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint.

  • 1-4 years of experience in finance or consulting/strategy experience

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Passionate about video games

  • Call of Duty gaming experience a plus

Your Platform

We're headquartered in Santa Monica, California, housing multiple teams across many disciplines of Marketing, PR, Sales, Supply Chain and other corporate functions such as HR, IT, Legal, Facilities and Finance. Santa Monica is the nerve center of our company, where the best ideas combine with unrivalled rigor to create the biggest and best entertainment experiences in the world.

Our World

Great Games Start with Great People! This is an exciting time to join us!

Ask anyone who works at Activision, or with Activision, their favorite thing about it, and they'll tell you, it's the people. We have world class brands, infrastructure and resources, but our success doesn't come from assembly lines producing widgets. Our success comes from people producing greatness together. We are nothing without our employee's brilliance. So if you're interested in our biggest priority, it's the people.

Activision is more than just the leading developer and publisher of video games; we are the creators of some of the world's biggest, most ground-breaking titles in the industry. Our portfolio includes Call of Duty, Crash Bandicoot, and Destiny.

Activision is a division of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), headquartered in Santa Monica, California with locations across the globe. Activision Blizzard is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology, and entertainment. A member of the S&P 500 and recognized on the 2018 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list, Activision Blizzard has operations throughout the world with approximately 10,000 employees and players in 196 countries.

The video game industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

Activision is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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