Senior Analyst, Franchise Finance
Finance Irvine

Blizzard Entertainment is looking for an experienced senior analyst to support Blizzard’s game teams to develop franchise strategy and financial analysis. This position will be part of Blizzard’s franchise finance team working in partnership with finance, game development, and business operations leaders.

Responsibilities

  • Build integrated financial models that reflect the full revenue and cost model for game teams and can be used to project performance and the impact of product, market, and pricing decisions
  • Develop and support game team FP&A activities including weekly financial reporting to drive discussion with the game team
  • Identify and evaluate opportunities to sustainably grow game franchises
  • Support the business decision making related to the franchises outside of the product itself (e.g., consumer products, linear media, etc.)
  • Work closely with the publishing teams to develop a robust approach to measure and test the transition from mass marketing to direct to consumer marketing

Requirements

  • Demonstrated passion for games, especially Blizzard products
  • 3-5 years’ experience in consulting, private equity, or banking
  • Collaborative problem solver who thrives in a high performing team
  • Team player and influencer who is excited to pitch in and help
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to interface with a diverse set of stakeholders all over the world (including finance, business operations, and development leaders)
  • Structured and organized thinker; excellent written and verbal communications
  • Top academic performance in an analytical discipline
  • Integrity, excellent judgment, and discretion

Pluses

  • Experience in multinational organizations with global customers
  • Experience related to software, technology development, entertainment, or gaming
  • MBA or CFA

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