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Financial Analyst
Corporate Financial Planning
Posted on 7/22/2022
London, UK
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting abilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 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
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Provide budget, forecast, and mid-range planning support for global divisions as financial business partner:
  • Work with budget owners to prepare and review bottom-up Budget/Forecast
  • Analyse data - provide recommendations, challenge assumptions
  • Review data at the cost center and consolidated function level / leadership team as needed. 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
  • Prepare consolidated reporting for HC, OPEX, CapEx / fixed asset tracking, and other KPI's
  • Liaison between regional business teams and global/regional CP, Accounting, and Finance teams
  • Work closely with the Accounting Dept to ensure the month end results are easily understood and data is shared between teams in a collaborative manner
  • Recommend ways to automate reporting and streamline processes. Support globalisation efforts
PlayStation Global

5,001-10,000 employees

Online multiplayer gaming and digital media delivery service
Company Overview
Playstation's mission is to deliver new joy, excitement and awe to everyone. The company builds software and hardware for gaming consoles and content.
  • Health and wellness: Medical (PPO, HDHP, and HMO), dental, vision, disability, employee assistance program, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, student loan repayment assistance, education reimbursement program, wellness reimbursement, identity theft protection, basic and voluntary life and AD&D insurance, business travel accident insurance, 4.5% 401(k) match, commuter program, additional voluntary programs (group legal, pet insurance, auto and home insruance), onsite flu shots and biometric screenings
  • Family and time off: 12 paid holidays, generous PTO, paid parental leave, adoption assistance program, 529 college savings plan match, back-up child care, parental and elder care coaching
  • Perks: Sony product discounts, passport perks program, monthly $10 Playstation Network voucher, employee referral bonus, game launch events
Company Core Values
  • Dreams & Curiosity: Pioneer the future with dreams and curiosity
  • Diversity: Pursue the creation of the very best by harnessing diversity and varying viewpoints
  • Integrity & Sincerity: Earn the trust for the Sony brand through ethical and responsible conduct
  • Sustainability: Fulfill our stakeholder responsibilities through disciplined business practices