Sr Financial Analyst

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Studio Entertainment

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At The Walt Disney Studios, you’ll help bring compelling stories to life through film, music and live entertainment.
Imagine a career with an organization that brings smiles to millions around the world every day. Imagine working with people whose passion for what they do is simply indescribable. At The Walt Disney Company, it’s our people who carry the torch and ensure that our innovation and excellence in entertainment lives on. And you see it in all we do: from thrills on the high seas to the adrenaline rush of a coaster ride; from the action on the big screen to the action of the big game, everyday someone is being touched by a Disney brand. And you can be too. Isn’t it time you bring your unique talents to Disney?
The Studio Entertainment segment is the foundation on which The Walt Disney Company was built, and at its heart are world-renowned animated features and live-action motion pictures. Studio Financial Planning and Analysis (Studio FPA) is dedicated to providing high quality information and services to our business partners. We support their decision making process while earning their confidence and respect by efficiently reporting and maintaining accurate and timely financial data. Our vision is to be the global leader in providing financial and technical expertise. We will promote innovation and growth by developing our employees and maximizing technology while maintaining a fun environment.
The Group is currently seeking a Senior Financial Analyst that will play a key role within the Studio FP&A group with the review and consolidation of various budgets and forecasts across the segment. This offers a great opportunity to work across the various Walt Disney Studios’ lines of businesses (theatrical, home entertainment, music, etc.). Responsibilities
  • Assist with the Studio P&L consolidation process at each 5YP, budget and forecast, including:
    • Review all key reporting including consolidated P&L cause of change analyses, by-title profitability, and Profit by Product line for Studio senior management
    • Work closely with Studio Business Unit Finance to understand key drivers of change
    • Review and distribute supporting documentation to Corporate FP&A and Studio Business Units
  • Responsible for the financial planning and analysis of certain Studio Administration departmental OH budgets and P&Ls
  • Coordinate, consolidate and manage the Corporate and Studio Cost Allocation process to ensure that all allocations are reasonable, accurate and timely
  • Assist in the review, consolidation and approval of Studio Capital requests for Studio senior management and prepare cause of change analyses, as needed
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis at the request of Studio senior management
  • Work closely with the COGNOS TM1 sustainment team to drive efficiencies and improve reporting across the Studio
Basic Qualifications
  • 2-4 years of experience
  • CPA and/or MBA a plus
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to identify and resolve issues
  • Strong knowledge of Excel (including macros)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to summarize ideas and issues to Studio management
  • Strong attention to detail without losing sight of broader objectives
  • Ability to drive and implement process improvements across key activities
  • Ability to work well in teams, both within the group and also with other business units
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment
  • SAP and Cognos experience is a plus
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and projects at the same time, while keeping supervisor properly informed
Required Education
  • Bachelor’s degree required
Preferred Education Degree emphasis in Business, Finance or Accounting preferred Company Overview It’s the magic of immersing yourself in a motion picture masterpiece, or a new track from your favorite band, or the spectacle of a live Broadway show. It’s hard to define and even harder to create, but that’s what we do at The Walt Disney Studios. Ours is a culture of innovation, collaboration and creativity. We raise the bar, then step over it, blazing trails through the production and distribution of world class entertainment around the globe. If you want to help tell compelling, enduring stories through movies, music or stage plays, then we want to hear from you. Additional InformationThis position is a legal entity of The Walt Disney Studios, an equal opportunity employer.

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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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