Senior Financial Analyst

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Disney ABC Television Group

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At Disney ABC/Television Group, you’ll help us tell stories that touch millions of people around the globe and new ways for us to connect with the world. Now is your opportunity to unleash your skills….
Create and maintain models that project show-level ultimate participations based on reading and interpreting legal agreements in order to support the forecasting, budgeting and long range planning functions for ABC Studios. Ensure actual participation statements align with agreements and projections via a detailed review of the statements. Partner with Legal and Business Affairs to ensure projections and statements align with negotiated deals. Provide assistance to Labor Relations during union negotiations and ad hoc support to Finance, Legal and Business Affairs. Responsibilities
  • Develop and maintain complex financial models to calculate ultimate participation liability and cash flow for quarterly close, monthly forecasts, annual budget and 5 year plan
  • Work closely with members of finance team to evaluate ultimate, production, and distribution information
  • Ensure proper reporting to 3rd parties for back-end talent deals and to other studios for co-production deals
  • Partner with Legal, Business Affairs, Participation and Residuals groups to ensure consistent interpretation and administration of deals
  • Perform ad hoc analyses and provide decision support to senior management in Finance, Legal and Business Affairs (e.g., new deal proposals, talent renegotiations, participation audits)
  • Evaluate detailed legal contracts as they relate to contingent compensation for above-the-line talent (e.g., producers, writers, directors)
  • Assist Labor Relations in providing cost analysis of guild proposals during union negotiations (e.g., WGA, DGA, SAG)
Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum of 2 to 3 years relevant work experience
  • Experience with studio talent deals and participations preferred
  • Expert in Excel with strong PowerPoint skills
  • Experience with SAP and/or COGNOS a plus
  • Self-motivated and strategic thinker with strong work ethics
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable working directly with senior executives
  • Able to balance multiple priorities simultaneously and resolve issues quickly without sacrificing quality
Required Education
  • B.S. degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
Company Overview The Disney/ABC Television Group is composed of the Walt Disney Company’s (NYSE: DIS) global entertainment and news television properties, owned television stations group, as well as radio and publishing businesses. This includes the ABC Television Network, ABC Owned Television Stations Group, ABC News, ABC Studios, Disney Channels Worldwide, ABC Family, Radio Disney, as well as Disney/ABC Domestic Television and Disney Media Distribution. The company’s equity interest in A&E Television Networks round out the Group’s portfolio of media businesses. Additional InformationEqual Opportunity Employer- Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability

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Job type
Fulltime job
Location
Burbank, CA, United States
Department
Finance/Accounting
Starting in
As soon as possible

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