Business Operations Coordinator, Global Broadcast & Events (Temp)

    • Irvine, CA

Blizzard Entertainment is seeking a highly-skilled, enthusiastic, tenacious, and impeccably-organized business coordinator for its events and broadcast teams. The position will report to the Business Operations Specialist, Global Broadcast & Events.

Dividing support between contract, payment, and payroll process facilitation will be the position’s primary focus. The ideal candidate will thrive on detail-heavy requests as they track, report on, and support complex business processes. They must also be able to work quickly and efficiently, multitask with a high-volume workload, remain productive in high-pressure situations, and communicate clearly across various subjects and individuals. The position will also include general administrative and operational duties.

Covid-19 Hiring Update: We’ve transitioned to a work-from-home model and we’re continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each person’s circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.

Responsibilities

  • Initiate, track, and facilitate events team and broadcast team contracts and POs, working closely with Blizzard’s legal, finance, and accounting
  • Support financial operations including invoicing, payables, coding, budgeting, and financial data entry, working closely with Blizzard’s accounts payable team.
  • Identify, track, and analyze gaps in business processes for escalation and occasional presentation to organization leadership
  • Prepare written communications to internal and external contacts.
  • Manage weekly approval and submission of contractor timesheets and expenses to ensure payments are made on time and for the accurate amount.
  • Coordinate and facilitate new contractor onboarding and I9 verification.
  • Create and manage project creation and payroll workflows within digital timecard management system.
  • Support financial operations related to employer of record payroll including invoicing, coding, budgeting, reconciliation, reporting, and projections, working closely with Blizzard’s accounts payable team, finance, and the broadcast & events business operations team
  • Configure, update, and maintain user access and permissions within the broadcast and events teams’ shared systems including SharePoint, OneDrive, and more.

Requirements

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a business operations or administrative role that included legal or financial responsibilities
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a payroll processing or payroll accounting role preferably in the broadcast or entertainment industry, or comparable experience working with an employer of record
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and complete a high-volume of projects simultaneously with efficiency, and with minimal errors
  • Deep experience with establishing cross-department partnerships and influencing without authority
  • Impeccable organizational, prioritization, and time-management abilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, as well as interpersonal skills
  • Able to evaluate, organize and report information in a clear and succinct manner
  • Exceptional attention to detail as well as the ability to see the big picture
  • Problem-solving skills to eliminate issues and improve processes and efficiencies
  • Self-starting, self-motivated personality
  • Customer-service orientation
  • Love of learning and growing
  • Expert abilities in Microsoft Excel & JIRA
  • Proficiency with JIRA, Word, PowerPoint, & Outlook

Pluses

  • Experience working in the gaming or broadcast industry
  • Six Sigma, LEAN, or other process improvement knowledge
  • A passion for gaming Required Application Materials
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter which should include:
    • Why you are interested in working at Blizzard
    • What games you are currently playing

**Only submittals with Cover Letters will be considered.

Blizzard Entertainment is a leading developer and publisher of entertainment software.

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