Associate, Gaming Finance and Strategy

Netflix

Netflix

Accounting & Finance
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, November 17, 2022
Netflix is one of the world's leading entertainment services with over 260 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, films and games across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can play, pause and resume watching as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, and can change their plans at any time.
Netflix connects people all over the globe with movies, television, and now video games by pairing outstanding content with technological innovation. This is your chance to be at the forefront of our new Gaming offering.
Members have always been able to watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, and now they can also download and play mobile games anytime, anywhere with a collection of Netflix curated and produced games. At Netflix, we have a perpetual need to improve our product experience and the creative elements that support it; this role sits at the center of these efforts.
The Gaming Finance & Strategy (F&S) team develops strategic insights to advance the company’s gaming initiative and is primarily responsible for programming strategy, performance/audience insights, competitive analyses, and metric development. Executives and senior management depend heavily on our team to accurately assess, contextualize, and forecast the business and lead the strategic analysis that is used to inform critical business decisions.
In this role, you will need to be a self-starter, an analytical thought partner with a keen eye for detail, and have proven skills and experiences as a cross-functional partner. You must thrive in a fast-paced environment, possess a high level of intellectual curiosity, and embrace ambiguity. You must be an expert communicator who is able to convey complex ideas using both qualitative and quantitative means to effectively work with a broad spectrum of stakeholders.
Please read our culture memo to learn more about the unique experience of working at Netflix.
The position is based in our Los Angeles office.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Preparing valuation analyses (model building, scenario testing) to support deal making decisions and negotiations.
  • Developing insightful presentations that summarize key data, identify underlying trends, and ultimately result in actionable strategic recommendations.
  • Conducting market research and competitive trends analyses and summarizing them for a senior executive-level audience.
  • Working cross-functionally with our Data Science and Consumer Insights teams to develop new metrics and track them through dashboarding and reporting.
  • Collaborating directly with top leaders in the Gaming organization: expertly delivering on their requests, translating their high-level thoughts into actionable strategies with measurable goals, and assisting in socializing these strategies and coordinating execution across a diverse set of stakeholders.
  • Netflix Gaming is fast-growing with a flat organizational structure, which means that employees are often asked to perform tasks with a range of difficulties. You must be motivated, disciplined, and able to work effectively autonomously.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4+ years of work experience in a highly analytical role, ideally at a top-tier gaming or technology company, investment banking, or management consulting.
  • Passion for AND experience working specifically in gaming strategy is required.
  • Strong passion for Netflix IP and the entertainment industry at large.
  • Experience conducting quantitative analyses (including modeling) and qualitative analyses that can drive insights and results.
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills with a track record of presenting complex analyses to senior management clearly and concisely.
  • Strong initiative and ability to work independently; must thrive in a fast-paced, always-changing environment.
  • Highly intellectually curious, has the courage to challenge the status quo, and exhibits the highest personal and professional standards of integrity and ethics.
  • Bachelor's degree with an emphasis on coursework of a quantitative nature, preferably Business, Economics, or Statistics
  • Excellent proficiency with MS Excel / PowerPoint (and ideally their Google Suite counterparts)
  • Nice to have: Experience with Tableau, SQL, App Annie
At Netflix, we carefully consider a wide range of compensation factors to determine your personal top of market. We rely on market indicators to determine compensation and consider your specific job family, background, skills, and experience to get it right. These considerations can cause your compensation to vary and will also be dependent on your location.
The overall market range for roles in this area of Netflix is typically $$60,000 - $290,000
This market range is based on total compensation (vs. only base salary), which is in line with our compensation philosophy. Netflix is a unique culture and environment. Learn more here.
We are an equal-opportunity employer and celebrate diversity, recognizing that diversity of thought and background builds stronger teams. We approach diversity and inclusion seriously and thoughtfully. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, caste, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic makeup, marital status, or military service.