Sr. Sales Finance Manager, Ads

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Business Operations, Sales
Region:
USA
Area:
California
City:
Sanfrancisco
Posted:
11-May-18
Company:
King.com
Job Ref:
13081


Sr. Sales Finance Manager, Ads

King (a part of Activision-Blizzard) is building a new team to introduce innovative, impactful, and rewarding advertising experiences to our huge audience of highly-engaged players and to create powerful marketing solutions embraced by the world's biggest marketers. King is seeking a highly motivated Sales Finance Senior Manager to lead the operational support on financial planning and analysis liaising very closely with internal ads teams (Sales, Business Strategy, Pricing, Data & Analytics) as well as King Finance teams.

You are a self-starter who thrives in a fun and results-oriented work environment, is passionate about problem-solving and enjoys working on a wide variety of projects. You'll play an instrumental role in supporting key advertising, King and Activision-Blizzard leadership and will work alongside other operational ads teams. You will have a significant impact on the company because your work will shape how we understand and steer our business.

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Build and lead the Ads Business Finance team as the business scales and expands
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Be the business partner to the King's Corporate Finance team in:

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Quarterly, Annual and Long Range Planning cycles, including revenue, headcount and operational expense forecasting
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Monthly and Quarterly finance review of the business

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Work with our King HR and Finance teams in resourcing planning as well as hiring updates to support the development of the teams

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Understand and challenge the resourcing need across the business
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Be a center of excellence and knowledge for our hiring progress

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Gain in-depth knowledge for all Ads and Finance systems used for reporting and tracking

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Work closely with our King Ads Finance and Sales Operations team to develop improved ad sales best practices and processes/analytics
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Work with Sales team and Sales Operations to ensure that sales data is financially accurate

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Work closely with the Ads Business Strategy team to assess:

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Expansion opportunities (M&A, Activision-Blizzard opportunities)
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Partnership opportunities with Ad networks, SSPs and others

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Lead key ad sales finance responsibilities

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Operational forecasting jointly with Ads Business Strategy
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Sales quota process (setting quarterly sales quota, track progress during the quarter, calculate achievement)
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Booked revenue and pipeline analysis across different sales channels
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Development of sales strategy in support of the sales team
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Weekly and regular pacing and variances analysis

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Develop expertise in digital ad market trends, market sizing, growth, and competition
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Improve depth of existing reporting to provide better analytical tools

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Create meaningful presentations and analyses that tell a story focused on insights, not just data

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Prepare various ad hoc analyses and presentations for King and Activision-Blizzard leadership

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7+ years of FP&A and/or strategy, consulting experience
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Experience in Sales Finance or Sales Operations preferably on the publisher side of an advertising company or company with an ads or sales function
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Superior presentation and Excel financial modelling skills
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Experience manipulating complex and large data sets and extract insights
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Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across different functions and effectively influence business partners
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Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to prepare clear and concise stakeholder-ready documents

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Ability to work in self-directed, fast-paced, results-oriented work environments
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Confident, collaborative and relationship focused - approaches business with a partnership mentality
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Extensive knowledge of interactive advertising
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Knowledge of mobile, video, display and social advertising
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MBA a plus

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people that share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. No matter where you're from, it's all about what we can achieve together when creating truly magical moments for all our players. That's why we hire all sorts of talent - because a great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

Want to join our Kingdom?

Application needs to be in English.

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Contact Details:
King.com
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Contact: The Recruitment Team
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