The Walt Disney Company Corporate Financial Planning Analyst in Burbank, California

At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

Would you like to impact financial planning all the way up to the leadership and board of directors level? Are you passionate about bridging the gap between data and storytelling?

As a Financial Analyst, you’d use data to empower premier financial leaders so they make the best possible decisions. We want you to focus your strong communication skills on interpreting data and designing reports so the numbers come alive. Join us at Disney Corporate.

Responsibilities : You’d join a dynamic team of financial planners and analysts whose job is to work directly with finance leaders, both at Corporate and across the Disney businesses, by providing insight across the Company.

Every single day as a Financial Analyst is different! On any one day you might:

  • Prepare dynamic messages for different audiences including corporate management and other high-level executives

  • Perform and analyze quarterly, annual or 5-year segment operating plans:

  • Monitor segment operating performance

  • Support/engage segment finance teams or corporate functions such as Controllership, IT, Human Resources, Legal, Investor Relations, and Treasury:

  • Evaluate the Company’s long-term plan, including valuation analysis of different lines of business

  • Support ongoing investor and financial communications

  • Analyze cash flow forecasts and business cases for major capital projects

  • Engage in ad-hoc financial analysis, including special projects at the request of the CFO

  • Interact with extraordinary partners and clients to whom we are dedicated

  • Demonstrate the ability to thrive in a dynamic environment

  • Showcase your leadership and confidence on a large team

  • Take advantage of “D Learn” opportunities

  • Enjoy movie screenings, team building activities and regular lunch-and-learns

Basic Qualifications :

  • 0 – 2 years of prior work experience, with internship experience especially valued;

  • Possess strong quantitative and analytical skills;

  • Developed effective business and financial discernment;

  • A highly professional "client service orientation";

  • Experience as a reciprocal teammate who possesses social and organizational abilities;

  • Excellent communication skills in both oral and written settings;

  • The flexibility to work with different personalities -- we believe that makes our team special;

  • Produced detailed work without data errors;

  • Sharp presentation and storytelling skills, and the ability to exercise critical thinking;

  • A versatile "special-projects" orientation coupled with confirmed multi-tasking abilities; and

  • Experience working in Excel and PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications :

It would be nice if you also have:

  • Experience developing presentations on a company’s financial performance;

  • An inherent curiosity driving you to ask the right questions;

  • Analyzed business trends; and

  • Capital investments reporting experience.

Required Education :

  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent substitute.

Job ID: 623432BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)