The Walt Disney Company Senior Auditor in Burbank, California

Supports the execution of all domestic distribution audits. Works directly with external auditing law firm Sargoy, Stein, Rosen and Shapiro. Works directly with sales team and exhibitors to resolve any discussions regarding external audits. Interfaces with WDSMP salespeople and Cash Department to ensure proper application and collection of monies from all audits. Communicates status of audits, negotiations and strategy to upper management. Actively assists in settling audit claims.

Responsibilities :

  • Executes the day-to-day activities of audit engagements for the domestic business unit

  • Actively assists in settling audit claims

  • Establishes and maintains audit timelines for top 20 exhibitors

  • Gives management a weekly update of status of all ongoing audits

  • Provides a monthly audit status update to senior management

  • Supports all interactions, data requests, payment notifications, audit preparation and communication for Sargoy, Stein, Rosen and Shapiro

  • Aids in negotiation with circuits under audit

  • Facilitates in-house automated audit analysis, billing and collection

  • Analyze and format data for in-house audits

  • Prepares and presents results of audits at weekly and monthly meetings

  • Prepares forecasts and schedule of audits

  • Serves as liaison with in-house legal and distribution management team

  • Communicate with support staff to identify and gather information for in house audits

Basic Qualifications :

  • Excellent math and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work well in a team environment

  • Applies strong interpersonal skills in daily work activities

  • Multi-tasks by switching smoothly from one project or task to another.

  • Expresses written or verbal ideas, thoughts, or facts in a clear, convincing and organized way

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook) and SAP

  • Knows how or where to obtain information; is resourceful

  • Collaborates across functions and finds common ground with various groups and individuals.

  • Analyzes problems effectively and takes action to resolve issues

  • Supports productivity and morale of the team

Preferred Qualifications :

  • 2 years’ experience at a top 10 accounting firm as an auditor or corporate, payroll, or tax accountant

  • Experience with a motion picture studio or theatre chain is a plus, but not required

Required Education :

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or other business field of study

  • Passed CPA exam

Job ID: 614443BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: Studio Entertainment