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The Walt Disney Company Analyst, Deal Analysis Support in Burbank, California

Job Summary:

This Analyst will perform financial deal analysis and valuation related to the sales of TWDC content globally to internal/external accounts, special projects, business development, partnership with research and insights team on primary/secondary market research activities, and support of finance organization as it relates to project-, department- and segment-level planning activities.

Responsibilities:

Deal Analysis, Support and Content Valuation

  • Support financial analysis (e.g., comps, financial counters, etc.) related to commercial terms with global platforms and select clients in collaboration with various global stakeholders

  • Prepare summaries for senior executive decision support and socialization as needed

  • Support ongoing content valuation activities related to internal/external sales

  • Support creation and maintenance of precedent comps/deals database

  • Flex to support non-economic terms analysis from time to time

Special Projects and Business Development

  • Create analysis and presentation materials in response to ad hoc senior executive and client requests that may include industry insights and emerging trends, distribution alternatives, trade-off analyses and market-level forecasts

  • Create business overviews to share performance updates and best practices with key domestic and international executives

  • Support evaluation of new business opportunities within content sales and assist with business plan development where appropriate

Partnership with Research & Insights Team

  • In collaboration with distribution research and insights team scope and support execution of primary research activities in support of the content sales business

  • In collaboration with research team, create presentation materials in support of socialization of market trends and forecasts

  • Work with research team to identify and manage all relevant secondary research sources

Finance Support

  • Socialize all relevant economic terms with Finance and Controllership pre- and post-deal close

  • Assist with ultimates, AOP and long-range planning where appropriate

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of strategy, analytical business development and/or financial experience

  • Strong financial acumen and comfort with quantitative/analytical exercises and financial modeling

  • Strong proficiency with PowerPoint and Excel

  • Understands the competitive landscape and current competitive trends in the media industry

  • Skilled at building strong relationships with a broad array of cross-functional stakeholders

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of strategy, analytical business development and/or financial experience, preferably with exposure to media, entertainment and/or tech, deal-making/negotiations

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Job ID: 762664BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: Direct-to-Consumer and International

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