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The Walt Disney Company Senior Financial Accounting Analyst in Los Angeles, California

Job Summary:

The Twentieth Television Controllership Group provides financial statements and analysis to WDT Management and Controllership. This department is responsible for reporting the financial performance of hundreds of shows over different markets.

The Senior Financial Analyst of this team will be responsible for various key functions that support the month-end, quarter-end and year-end close processes including but not limited to revenue recognition, journal entries, revenue/deferred/inventory reconciliations, tax credit analysis and ad hoc requests by management. This role will also work closely with other internal Disney divisions, including Corporate Controllership, Media divisions, FP&A, SOX and distribution teams.


  • Prepare monthly/quarterly journal entries – Deferred Revenue adjustments, tax credit receivables, Lego Block reclasses and adjusting entries, overhead allocations, Inventory adjustments

  • Prepare the monthly divisional and consolidated P&L financial statements

  • Assist in the preparation of balance sheet flux analysis

  • Prepare monthly reconciliations – deferred, unbilled, cash, etc., along with researching reconciling items

  • Compile financial information for external auditors, SOX audits and tax packages

  • Assist with testing of system integration of general ledgers, front of house systems, projects management

  • Process documentation; prepare reconciliations for system integration project related

  • Handle various ad hoc projects and requests as needed

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3 to 5 years relevant accounting experience, preferred

  • Strong Excel skills with ability to extract data, use pivot tables and leverage macros

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Work independently to solve complex problems

  • Positive “can do” attitude

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of SAP general ledger and projects functionality desired

  • Knowledge of Hyperion

  • Strong interest in TV business

  • CPA, preferred

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree

Accounting, Finance or related field

Job ID: 787637BR

Location: Los Angeles,California

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)

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