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Strategic Finance Manager

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Strategic Finance Manager

Reporting to the Senior Finance Manager, the Strategic Finance Manager will join the growing Financial Planning & Analysis team at Bungie. The Strategic Finance Manager will provide financial, commercial, and analytical support across the studio. The Strategic Finance Manager will partner with many cross-functional groups including Game Development, Business Performance, Publishing, and Analytics.

During these uncertain times and rapidly changing environment surrounding COVID-19, all positions at Bungie are subject to onboarding and working virtually/remotely. Once the studio is fully reopened, most work is expected to be performed in-person at our main headquarters in Bellevue, Washington.



  • Develop a deep understanding of the business and operating model in order to communicate performance and plans, and to be able to ascertain where to make incremental investments for maximum return
  • Work closely with business unit leaders and business performance and analytics teams to produce detailed financial models for Destiny and new game development
  • Build analytical frameworks and forward-looking models to enable quality decision-making and support future funding activities
  • Define and analyze internal productivity metrics for development activities to help drive efficiencies (i.e. live game content and in-game assets)
  • Provide guidance and recommendation for new game development process, including key metrics and financial guardrails
  • Develop driver-based revenue models that reflect the increasing complexity of the business
  • Keep current on industry trends and identify and communicate opportunities and risks on a proactive and timely basis
  • Work collaboratively with the business to drive better returns by verification and challenge of business assumptions and how they affect overall company performance
  • Strive for continuous improvements in process, systems, reporting, and partnerships
  • Assist in ad-hoc projects as they arise

Required Skills

  • Relevant experience in Finance, FP&A, or investment banking
  • Experience in the games or entertainment industry
  • Expert financial modeling skills and solid knowledge of financial statements, including income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow
  • Ability to create structure from ambiguity, and be a self-starter while doing it
  • Proficient with return on investment analysis (IRR, NPV, LTV/CAC, cohort analysis, etc.)
  • Ability to translate complex business operating models and operational indicators into financial performance
  • Experience with scale and global complexity, as well as, experience supporting new business models and ancillary revenue streams
  • Ability to prioritize assignments, deal with interruptions, and meet deadlines in a fast paced and growth-oriented environment
  • Highly effective communicator and influencer

Nice To Have Skills

  • Practical understanding of US GAAP
  • Familiarity with SQL and Tableau