The Walt Disney Company Senior Financial Analyst in Glendale, California
Disney Parks, Experiences and Products (DPEP) brings stories and characters to life through innovative and engaging physical products and digital experiences across more than 100 categories, from toys and t-shirts to apps, books, console games and much more. The business is home to world-class teams of app and game developers, licensing and retail experts, leading retail and e-commerce businesses – Disney store and shopDisney.com – as well as renowned artists, storytellers and technologists who inspire imaginations around the world.
Disney Publishing Worldwide develops original, award-winning Learning and Storytelling content for Disney, Marvel, Lucas and own-created brands, which fuels both DPEP and TWDC. It is considered the largest children’s publishing brand in the world.
We are seeking a motivated Senior Financial Analyst to be an integral part of the global FP&A function of Disney Publishing Worldwide.
Support planning across key business cycles: Annual Operating Plan, Long-Term Strategic Plan, Monthly Forecasts and Quarter Close, including the preparation of presentations to Publishing and DPEP Executive teams
Support all aspects of the P&L, including revenues, costs and managed operating income
Maintain and streamline current financial reports, and develop new tools to provide business insights and enable decision support for both Finance and Operations
Perform ad-hoc benchmark reporting and deep dive analysis to support business growth strategies
Utilization of multiple systems and tools, including Excel, PowerPoint, Invision, Cognos and SAP, as well as partnering across functions and disciplines
A key liaison in ensuring the financial deliverables to Disney Publishing Global teams and business partners are accurate and timely
Drive efficiency through process improvements, including constant update, revision and creation of financial models and templates
Build key relationships across lines of business to coordinate best practice sharing
Report directly to a Finance Manager
3 to 5 years of Financial, Planning & Analysis work experience
Demonstrated strong organizational skills with attention to detail and deliverable timeline
Solid analytical and problem solving skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Understanding of balance sheet, income statement and cash flow drivers
Ability to multi-task, work well under pressure and prioritize work with tight deadlines
Able to work autonomously, take directions and inputs from partners locally and remotely
Willingness to take on initiatives and learn new systems and applications
Proficiency in MS applications, specifically Excel and PowerPoint; prior experience with COGNOS and SAP preferred
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related field
Job ID: 763902BR
Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts
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