Manager – Call of Duty Strategic Finance
13 days ago
Activision is seeking an experienced talent to manage the Call of Duty strategic finance vertical. This will be a dynamic and visible role that will involve strategy and financial analysis, and will be a key partner to our Call of Duty business unit.
Priorities can often change in a fast- paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
- Drive strategic analysis for the Call of Duty franchise in partnership with finance & strategy and product leadership
- Lead long- range planning financial modeling to provide key strategic and financial visibility into potential decisions/trade- offs
- Direct data- led financial modeling of key strategic initiatives within the business unit to impact commercial KPIs of reach, engagement, and monetization
- Partnerships financial and strategic analysis to provide clarity on potential commercial opportunities
- Manage a small analyst team and provide mentorship/growth opportunities
- 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 (investment banking, strategic finance, 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
- History of cross functional work with strong relationship management
- Ability to quickly synthesize full P/L detail and identify underlying unit economics
- Bachelor’s Degree
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!
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The videogame 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 the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.
Activision 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.
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