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FP&A Finance Lead - 15 Month Fixed Term Contract

Space Ape Games

Space Ape Games

Accounting & Finance
London, UK
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

It’s a really exciting time to be at Space Ape Games. We’ve created a fast-paced environment that promotes genuine autonomy and we have projects at all stages of the development cycle. We launched our hit music game, Beatstar, in 2021 and we’re following its success with Countrystar less than two years later. We also officially launched our first puzzle game in July, Chrome Valley Customs, and we’re preparing to scale this game to global success. On top of all this, we’re running several mature live games and working on some exciting new projects behind the scenes!

We are recruiting for a 15 month maternity leave cover to join our small but versatile Finance team at Space Ape Games. This is an FP&A focused role with some general finance responsibilities.

Responsibilities

Lead FP&A processes for the company

  • Prepare and review quarterly forecasts with Game Leads and Founders
  • Business Partner Game Leads and Management by providing financial support and analysis as required
  • Model Game revenue and margin scenarios with adjustable key assumptions for product and marketing improvements on an ad hoc basis
  • Manage cost budgets and support the Marketing team with analysis on project spend
  • Help prepare the monthly cash forecast for the business
  • Support Business Partners by generating and reviewing new contracts and renewals with third parties

Reporting

  • Own music reporting for Beatstar and Country Star games. Send quarterly reports to music Partners and approve payments for music invoices
  • Prepare quarterly commission reporting for our Transformers game
  • Support the Finance team in preparing Board slides and slides for Company presentations

Month End

  • Prepare monthly journals and reconciliations for revenue
  • Undertake the monthly calculations for deferred revenue reporting
  • Assist with the delivery of monthly group reporting (P&L and Balance Sheet) to our parent company Supercell

General Finance Support

  • Assist with AP by approving payments and managing cash
  • Coordinate NDAs and agreements with contractors
  • Support the Finance team with cost allocation review
  • Assist the Finance team with month end review and other tasks as required