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Director, Financial Planning & Analysis
Posted on 2/19/2022
Burlingame, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, business, management, or finance required - CPA is preferred
  • MBA or an advanced degree in business, management, or finance preferred
  • GAAP knowledge
  • Knowledge of MS Office including Excel and PowerPoint as well as appropriate accounting and financial modeling software programs
  • At least 10 years of proven experience in corporate finance, financial modeling, business operations, or accounting in globally matrixed organizations
  • Combined 4-8 years in large global sophisticated company with experience in FP&A and/or operational reporting
  • Strong financial and operational planning skills
  • Hands-on, creative approach to financial modeling and building business decision support tools
  • Prior experience in the video game, interactive media or entertainment industry is a strong plus
  • Strong project management, quantitative modeling, and complex problem-solving skills, who can derive meaningful insights from data
  • Strong communication skills, including effective writing and presentation skills, and ability to work with and influence senior-level business partners
  • Problem solver who can thrive in ambiguity while building clear, lasting processes
  • Team-based and collaborative work style
  • Challenge constructively; not afraid of speaking up
  • Lead the depth and scale of global and local budget planning, forecasting, and spend tracking for the Technology, Creative and Services organization and teams
  • Partner with Technology, Creative and Services leadership teams to advise and ensure appropriate resource and budget allocations
  • Plan and lead all aspects of consolidated budgets and long-range plans
  • Own the preparation of annual budgets and periodic forecasts
  • Tackle strategic problems through showing the numbers
  • Supervise team of analysts and business operation analysts, providing training and opportunity to up-skill the finance/operational team members as assigned
  • Providing leadership through collaboration with global and regional team leads and studios to ensure full alignment across the different organization
  • Drive consistency and standardization of business performance analysis and financial reporting for monthly, quarterly and year end closing
Desired Qualifications
  • Prior experience in playing a leadership role in large-scale change programs is a plus
PlayStation Global

5,001-10,000 employees

Online multiplayer gaming and digital media delivery service
Company mission
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 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