Sr. Process Improvement Analyst
Electronic Arts - Redwood City, CA

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Job Title: Sr. Process Improvement Analyst

Employee Type: Full Time

Responsibilities:
Lead improvements in accounting/finance processes and related boundary systems to ensure accurate internal and external reporting

Research the underlying cause of issues with accounting, finance or related boundary processes/systems teams and propose solutions

Partner with business teams from accounting, finance, IT and operations to agree on process improvement solutions

Coordinate with business teams to draft project plan(s) for the execution of agreed upon process improvement solutions

Project manage the agreed upon project plan, including tracking and reporting on the status of the project, identifying and addressing risks and regularly communicating progress to team members and senior management

Follow up on process improvement solutions with key process owners to ensure the solutions implemented are as expected

Education & Experience:
BA/BS degree required, with a major in Accounting or Finance preferred

Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in Accounting or Finance

Entertainment and/or software industry preferred

Oracle financials system experience a plus

Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word is required

Proficiency with Microsoft Projects, PowerPoint and Visio is preferred

Skills Required:
Highly organized, self-starter who consistently delivers

Comfortable across functional areas as well as amongst all levels of management

Ability to influence both peer and leadership levels

Proven ability to analyze data, research for the root cause of process issues and design solutions

Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate complex information clearly

Team player with the ability to resolve differences among parties in order to drive agreeable solutions

Ability to exercise discretion in connection with processing sensitive information

Strong attention to detail; able to learn and adapt quickly

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