Financial Analyst

Join our award-winning God of War team
The Financial Analyst is responsible for the coordination, implementation, and analysis of the budget; while remaining aligned with strategy, commitments and goals of the organization.
  • Assist Project Manager in collaborating with Leads, Managers, Directors, and Producers to establish budget requirements.
  • Connect with External Project Managers to align budget expectations
  • Create an effective tracking system for easily digested review.
  • Review budget requests and contracts and submit for approval.
  • Correct budgetary discrepancies.
  • Track and facilitate intercompany recharges.
  • Have a great understanding of the organizations budget structure and allocation codes.
  • Run monthly budget performance reports for projects and distribute them to project manager and Business Director.
  • Track timely payments of vendors.
  • Prepare, maintain and audit comprehensive fiscal reports and spreadsheets.
  • Evaluate operation procedures and processes.
  • Develop workflows to increase production and revenue.
  • Strong understanding and experience with financial planning concepts including variance analysis, capacity/utilization and ROI.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced, multi-tasking, flexible environment with minimal supervision in order to prioritize and meet project deadlines.
  • Must possess a high degree of attention to detail and organization.
Preferred Experience
  • Minimum 2-4 years of industry experience in a product development environment.
  • Knowledge of MS Excel (specifically, advanced formulas, pivot tables and charts).
  • Knowledge of the Paris & SAP Systems preferred.
  • Prior experience working with large development teams.
  • Previous internal team production experience required.
  • Gaming and interactive entertainment experience preferred.
  • Four year undergraduate college degree or equivalent skill set.
  • Gaming and interactive entertainment experience preferred.
  • Four year undergraduate college degree or equivalent skill set.
Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category.
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We value talent, self-motivation, and team spirit. In turn, we provide an environment with a large degree of autonomy and opportunities for growth.
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