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Senior Finance Manager - FP&A

V4P FEB19 143



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Senior Finance Manager – FP&A

Kingsters 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.

Your role within our Kingdom

This is an exciting time for King Finance, and we are looking for an experienced Senior Finance Manager to join our team responsible for finance support Cost Functions across King and AB EMEA.

  • Provide our business leaders with insightful financial analysis on cost impacts to improve business performance and support decision making

  • Integrate finance into the business and become a trusted business partner by providing value through provision of quality, accurate information showing performance against plans with variance, identifying key drivers supported by analysis

  • Develop and maintain dashboards, monthly leadership reporting (containing both financial and non- financial KPIs, and commentary), quarterly forecasts, and annual budgets

  • Drive the development of business cases to provide informed and insightful investment decision support to leadership

  • Act as Finance Lead for key projects across the business to ensure financial impacts are considered and effectively managed

  • Support the long- range financial plan and ensuring integration and consistency with the business strategy

  • Excel modelling and creation and maintenance of Budgeting & Forecasting models to support the forecasting and budgeting processes of operating costs, CapEx and headcount

  • Understand and monitor market trends and highlight opportunities to leadership and the business to drive actionable business insights and inform forecasting projections

  • Ad hoc analysis and reporting as required, including supporting the management team, the finance team and for board reporting

Skills to create thrills

You will have experience within a global mobile gaming company or a company with a similar business model, in a fast- paced, dynamic industry. You will understand the full range of costs drivers supporting a business like ours.

  • Strong commercial acumen, and demonstrable experience in understanding the relationship between key financial and non- financial business drivers

  • Lead process improvements and efficiencies to evolve ways of working

  • Support in financial modelling, planning and preparation of budget and forecasting decks, for presentation to board level

  • Support in delivering annual budget and regular forecasting for internal and external stakeholders

  • Ability to research, extract and understand relevant data

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to grow and develop our talent

  • Excellent communicator, both written and verbal. Able to present complex issues in clear, simple language

  • Fast learner and ability to pick up complex work quickly and with accuracy, and managing to rigorous deadlines

  • Confidence and gravitas in collaborating with and challenging senior leadership

  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills are a requisite

  • Good experience of Oracle & Hyperion (or similar systems)

FP&A Team Values

  • Ownership and Accountability

  • Commercial and Curious

  • Proactive and Forward- Thinking

  • Improving and Evolving

About King

King is the game developer behind the world- famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top- grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 255 million monthly active users as of Q2 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.

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.
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