The Walt Disney Company Director, Finance in New York, New York
DSS is a global leader in delivering direct-to-consumer live and on demand entertainment at scale. By driving technological innovations in live sports and on demand video, the goal is to give global audiences the freedom to access Disney content on their terms across any connected device, time or location.
DSS is seeking a Director of Finance to partner with the Direct to Consumer organization to launch Disney’s streaming service. This critical hire will be a key member of the DTC team and the trusted financial advisor for the upcoming launch of Disney+ The pace and cadence for change at DSS requires an ability to manage multiple projects, collaborate with multiple stakeholders and roll up your sleeves to support this important business.
Prepare/review financial models to support marketing, customer acquisition and content
Develop performance metrics for Disney+ with the team
Provide weekly and monthly reporting of Disney+ financial results, engagement KPIs and financial metrics
Forecast monthly subscribers including split of organic/paid, conversion rates, churn and blended CPA
Develop sensitivity analysis on subscriber forecasts by content drops
Identify and communicate successful content sets via first stream data to inform scheduling
Develop performance dashboards and analyze results of operations to identify areas of success and challenge which may justify additional resourcing to gain traction
Perform scenario analysis on investments being considered to increase subscriber count and improve user experience
Manage variable costs including guidance on provisioning of AWS spend for key content drops
Analyze aspects of operations, structure, and spending patterns to help identify opportunities with the goal of maximizing operational efficiency
Partner with Disney finance teams to improve general understanding of DTC KPIs
Champion Disney culture of integrity, creativity, collaboration, diversity and innovation
Basic Qualifications :
15+ years Finance experience
Meaningful DTC business model experience preferably within the digital streaming industry
Excellence in customer acquisition modelling, decay curves and LTV calcs
Excellent quantitative and analytical skills combined with solid business and financial acumen.
Ability to interact and partner with all levels of management and stakeholders
Ability to identify issues, generate and evaluate alternatives and implement solutions.
Ability to translate financial information to various business audiences to drive decision making
Knowledge of financial processes and financial systems including general FPA requirements
Strong work ethic
Preferred Education :
Job ID: 627046BR
Location: New York,New York
Job Posting Company: Direct-to-Consumer and International