FP&A Analyst, Soda Finance

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Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

Job Title: FP&A Analyst, Soda Finance

Reporting To: Manager, Soda Finance

Department: FP&A / Commercial Finance

Location: London (with travel to Stockholm key)

Your Mission

Kingster’s in Finance are a truly commercial bunch. We focus on using our unique view into the numbers to see trends and opportunities that are developing within King and devise innovative solutions to complex problems in forecasting, accounting, compliance, and project management.

If you’re a Finance professional that dreams of ripping off that corporate attire and pulling on a pair of jeans, there’s an opportunity for you here.

We’re currently recruiting a highly analytical FP&A Analyst to report to the Manager of Soda Finance.

Your role within our Kingdom

  • Modelling, liaising with game teams and preparing review materials for core planning processes, including annual planning, quarterly forecasting, and weekly pacing
  • Prepare monthly leadership pack for all components of the game P&L, including all elements of the month-end close cycle
  • Identifying and reporting on trend based KPI’s & analytics to facilitate timely and effective decision to finance leadership
  • Run cost models (headcount reporting, cost models), which ensures accurate timely data flow and contributes to our strategic and efficient use of cost investment in line with financial plans, including approving and tracking headcount changes
  • Be a true business partner by fostering a culture of integrity and providing supportive insight to key stakeholders
  • Communicate issues succinctly and in a timely manner. Proactively identify issues before they become problems
  • Support with interpreting financial and non-financial metrics and share information to enable the business to grow according to our core values and strategic outlook
  • Provide routine and ad hoc reporting and analysis to the team and to business partners in a form that accurately and clearly articulates the key points
  • Share information concisely in PowerPoint using visuals/graphics appropriate to the audience

Skills to create thrills

  • Self-organised and the ability to gather data from various sources – teams, systems, excel, people’s heads
  • Confidence in working with cross-functional teams, specifically finance, games teams and HR teams
  • Excellent business partnering skills, collaborative in building robust relationships within the King community
  • Comfortable working with big data sets; translating results into meaningful analysis and incorporating into forecasts
  • Commercial awareness, as well as demonstrable experience of understanding relationships between key financial and non-financial business drivers
  • Experience in presenting commercial and financial metrics to non-finance teams and key stakeholders
  • Hyperion/Workday/Oracle R12 systems experience or similar large enterprise software
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken (English) with ability to present complex issues in clear, simple language
  • Able to manage conflicting priorities and tight deadlines to ensure key deliverables are met

Bonus points

  • ACA qualified or international equivalent

About King

King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games, including franchises such as Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, Pet Rescue and Bubble Witch.

We have 249 million monthly active users as of fourth quarter 2019 across web, social and mobile platforms. King was acquired by Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq ATVI) in February 2016 and operates as an independent unit of the company.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid- core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players – and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!

Apply now!

Want to join our Kingdom? You’ll find all you need to apply, plus more information on our culture, values, and benefits, including relocation packages at jobs.king.com.

All applications should be made in English.

About King

King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games, including franchises such as Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, Pet Rescue and Bubble Witch.
We have 249 million monthly active users as of fourth quarter 2019 across web, social and mobile platforms. King was acquired by Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq ATVI) in February 2016 and operates as an independent unit of the
company.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid-core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players – and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!

Applications needs to be in English.