Senior Accountant II, Corporate Accounting

  • Electronic Arts
  • Remote
  • Nov 23, 2021
Full time Accounting

Job Description

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

Corporate accounting’s mission is to create shareholder value through integrity, leadership and business partnership.  The department’s primary responsibility is to prepare, analyze and report the worldwide consolidated financial statements to senior management and to shareholders through press releases and earnings calls.  Furthermore, responsibilities include but not limited to: accounting consultation to internal business partners, assisting with acquisitions, system improvements and other special projects.

Key responsibilities

  • Accounting Business Partnership with the Marketing and IT teams, performing monthly recognition and reclass entries and responding to ad hoc accounting queries as they arise. Teams include: 

    • Ad Production and Ad Media
    • Sports
    • Analytics
    • Core Technology Organization (CTO)
    • IT and Security
  • Healthcare and other ad hoc journal preparation
  • P&L reporting; preparation and analysis of revenue, OPEX, gross margin and the P&L using Power BI, Smartview and Oracle
  • Contract review
  • Cash flow preparation

The following skills are necessary to be successful in this position:

  • B.S. in Accounting or equivalent
  • 4-5 years relevant financial accounting experience
  • Ability to effectively coordinate with Global teams (including offshore teams) and obtain desired results in a timely manner a plus.
  • CPA preferred
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP accounting and reporting
  • Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with Oracle R12, Hyperion Financial Management and Power BI a plus
  • Assisting in ongoing projects, including:
    • Alignment of recently acquired company processes and controls
    • Transition to new reporting environment
    • Other process improvements

Capabilities

  • Analytical and creative problem-solving skills; solution oriented individual
  • Disciplined self-starter with strong attention to detail and accountability for own work and the work of others
  • Strong business acumen
  • Passion for data integrity, process definition and organizational alignment
  • Strives for excellence
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; polished professional; communicates with impact
  • Able to handle multiple and sometimes competing priorities
  • Rapid learner

Talents

  • Ability to adapt quickly and be effective in new situations
  • Possesses passion, energy, enthusiasm to drive results; action oriented
  • Thinks outside of the box; willing to challenge existing processes to drive efficiency
  • Is a team player, adept at building relationships within Finance and across organizations
  • Views challenges as opportunities

Reporting                  

Position reports to the Corporate Accounting Manager

About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts 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. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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Deadline to Apply

December 21, 2021