Why PlayStation?

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play — it’s also the Best Place to Work. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in entertainment producing The PlayStation family of products and services including PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Plus, acclaimed PlayStation software titles from PlayStation Studios, and more.

PlayStation also strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers employees and embraces diversity. We welcome and encourage everyone who has a passion and curiosity for innovation, technology, and play to explore our open positions and join our growing global team.

The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

Sr. Financial Analyst

San Diego, CA / Hybrid 

The Senior Financial Analyst will be responsible for financial planning & analysis as part of the Global Corporate Planning team. Key tasks include business analysis, reporting, analyzing key trends and recommending potential strategies to management to ensure that we achieve our financial and non-financial targets.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Provide budget, forecast, and mid-range planning support for global divisions as financial business partner:
  • Work with partners to prepare and review bottom-up Budget/Forecast.
  • Analyze 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.
  • Build 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.
  • Perform g/l analysis and work with purchasing team and business to prepare monthly journal entries for Accounting Dept. (accruals, reclasses, recharges, amortizations, and intercompany transfers).
  • Support our overall annual (budget, mid-range plan), quarterly and monthly forecasting processes. Support the consolidation process.
  • 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 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 globalization efforts.

What we are looking for:

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting abilities.
  • Excellent communication skills across various levels including senior leadership.
  • Takes initiative and ownership to ensure successful outcomes.
  • Ability to multitask and deliver against ambitious timelines.
  • Sophisticated proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Willingness to assist with a variety of tasks and able to work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Knowledge/understanding of accounting and financial statements.
  • Strong curiosity about internet and/or media & entertainment industries.
  • Minimum 5+ years of related work experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • SAP, Workday, and/or Adaptive experience a plus.

#LI-SV1

 

 Please refer to our Candidate Privacy Notice for more information about how we process your personal information, and your data protection rights.

 

At SIE, we consider several factors when setting each role’s base pay range, including the competitive benchmarking data for the market and geographic location.

Please note that the base pay range may vary in line with our hybrid working policy and individual base pay will be determined based on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. 

In addition, this role
is eligible for SIE’s top-tier benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, matching 401(k), paid time off, wellness program and coveted employee discounts for Sony products. This role also may be eligible for a bonus package. Click here to learn more.

 

The estimated base pay range for this role is listed below.
$127,000$190,600 USD

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.

Apply for this Job

* Required

resume chosen  
(File types: pdf, doc, docx, txt, rtf)
cover_letter chosen  
(File types: pdf, doc, docx, txt, rtf)


Enter the verification code sent to to confirm you are not a robot, then submit your application.

This application was flagged as potential bot traffic. To resubmit your application, turn off any VPNs, clear the browser's cache and cookies, or try another browser. If you still can't submit it, contact our support team through the help center.