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Senior Finance Manager - Battle.net

Blizzard Entertainment
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Job Title: Senior Finance Manager - Battle.net

Requisition ID: R008567

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Senior Finance Manager-Battle.net

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The Activision Blizzard finance team is looking for a highly motivated, energetic, and financially minded individual to join as the Senior Finance Manager for Battle.net. The position is a dynamic and visible role that will involve financial analysis and reporting, and will be a key partner to the Battle.net commercial team. Battle.netisthe platform that facilitates togetherness, connection, and belonging for Blizzard and Activision players. Connecting us no matter who is on the other side - adversaries or allies - for the challenge, the excitement,andthe epic shared experience.

Covid-19 Hiring Update: We'recurrently ina work-from-homemodel , and we're continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role is may begin as a remote positionbut will transition to at least a partial in-office positionbased out of Santa Monica, CA or Irvine, CA. We understand each person's circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.


The Battle.net Senior Finance Manager responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Drive strategic analysis for the Battle.net platform in partnership with Battle.net commercial, franchise commercial & business unit finance, and corporate finance teams

Coordinate game and franchise forecasting with the franchise commercial and finance teams.

Track, report and analyze ad-hoc, weekly and monthly financial performance for the Battle.net platform on a product and regional basis to help commercial leadership identify risks and opportunities

Develop financial and strategic analysis to provide clarity on various commercial opportunities, including platform-led franchise-wide promotions, regional and global monetization options, new content acquisition, etc.

Direct data-led financial modeling of key strategic initiatives to impact commercial KPIs of reach, engagement, and monetization

Assist in development of Annual Operating Plan based on long-range expected content releases and platform enhancements in conjunction with historical platform performance

Lead long-range planning financial modeling to provide key strategic and financial visibility into potential decisions/trade-offs


The successful candidate must have the experience to drive the financial success of a complex, high growth digital platform. In addition, they will possess absolute integrity. Aligned with the cultural values and business focus of Activision Blizzard, qualified candidates must demonstrate the following traits:

Leveraging proven analytical capabilities, the successful candidate will be a strong cross-functional collaborator and help drive key operational outcomes and investments.

Minimum of 5 years' experience (commercial/digital sales, investment banking, strategic finance, and/or corporate strategy preferred), ideally in the games/technology/media industry

Extensive experience modeling technical financial scenarios in Excel and outputting complex concepts into executive materials

Strong critical thinking: ability to communicate complex concepts at a high level to executives

Excellent interpersonal skills to manage complex projects with diverse stakeholders all over the world (disciplines, regions, etc.).

Ability to quickly synthesize full P/L detail and identify underlying economics

Prior industry experience in gaming, consumer software, or entertainment.

Bachelor's Degree; MBA preferred

Our World

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty, World of Warcraft, Overwatch, Diablo, Candy Crush and Bubble Witch. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for 'Every World' - we've got our employees covered!

The video game industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by Activision Blizzard at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

Activision Blizzard is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Posted: 2021-09-11 Expires: 2021-10-10
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