Job Title: Senior Financial Analyst
Date Posted: 03-13-2007
Job Location: California-Los Angeles
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Bachelors Degree
Work Experience: 2+ to 5 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: Vivendi Universal Games
Company Website:
Contact Information: Vivendi Universal Ga   Vivendi Universal Ga (
Job Description:
Vivendi Universal Games (VU Games) is a global developer, publisher and distributor of
multi-platform interactive entertainment. The company is a leader in the subscription-based
massively multi-player online (MMO) games category, and also holds leading positions in the
PC, console and handheld games markets. Its development studios and publishing labels include
Blizzard Entertainment, Sierra Entertainment, Radical Entertainment, Massive Entertainment and
Swordfish Studios. VU Games' library of over 700 titles features owned intellectual properties
including Warcraft, StarCraft, Diablo and World of Warcraft from Blizzard; Crash Bandicoot,
Spyro The Dragon, Empire Earth, Leisure Suit Larry, Ground Control and Tribes. 

As Senior Financial Analyst you will report to the Finance Manager. The Senior Financial
Analyst will be responsible for preparation and analysis of monthly financial statements,
frequent ad hoc projects, as well as a broad range of other activities. These 
responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

Preparation and analysis of monthly financial statements including key explanations for
variances between actuals and forecast

Report writing using advanced Excel skills, including pivot tables and complex modeling

Provide support to both the Planning and Reporting Departments by providing accurate and
timely reports and analysis

Develop and maintain effective relationships with groups throughout the company to facilitate
the reporting/planning process

Provide maintenance and support for Reporting/Planning system

The qualified candidate will have:

Bachelors Degree in accounting/finance is preferred

A minimum of 3-5 years experience in a corporate finance environment

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Strong financial analytical and problem solving skills

Ability to manage changing priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced, dynamic environment 

Experience in maintaining structures and writing reports preferred 

Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Outlook).Advanced skills
in Excel and Access a plus. 

Experience with Oracle Applications (or other ERP system), GEAC (or other Planning and
Reporting tool), and Visual Basic preferred.

Benefits: VU Games offers highly competitive benefits including medical, dental and vision
insurance, matching 401 (k), paid vacation, discounts on games and more. Compensation is
commensurate with experience.
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