Sr Business Systems Analyst - Revenue Accounting Solutions (Licensing)

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The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)

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The Disney Technology Solutions and Services (DTSS) organization provides scalable, reliable enterprise-wide networks and computing platforms to all of the Disney businesses through integrated service aggregation from multiple internal and external providers. DTSS is guided by the principles of being service focused and easy to do business with, being biased for action and innovation, and being efficient through leverage and continuous improvement.
As part of DTSS, the Enterprise Business Systems (EBS) organization provides scalable, reliable enterprise-wide networks and computing platforms to all of the Disney businesses through integrated service aggregation from multiple internal and external providers. EBS is guided by the principles of being service focused and easy to do business with, being biased for action and innovation, and being efficient through leverage and continuous improvement.
Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media (DCPI), a division of The Walt Disney Company (TWDC), uses the Intellectual Property Management (IPM) system to manage the revenue accounting function for the global licensing contracts. This system is managed by the EBS organization. The Senior Business Analyst – Revenue Accounting Solutions should have a Finance or Accounting background to leverage during engagement with DCPI’s Controllership and Finance business partners.
This individual will engage with Controllership, Revenue Accounting and Finance teams from each Line of Business within DCPI. The analyst needs to have a global perspective, looking across all regions when developing solutions to meet the needs of the organization. The analyst will ensure IT processes are repeatable, recommending smart approaches to gather requirements and deliver projects while providing business value. The analyst will identify and assess potential “forward-thinking” solutions for both technical and business feasibility.
The Senior Business Systems Analyst will focus on 4 key areas of responsibility: Business Engagement, Project Delivery, Project Management, and Quality Assurance while interacting with on and offshore development resources, vendors, professional service providers, and global business partners.
Responsibilities
  • Demonstrate strong working knowledge of accounting, finance and IT standards
  • Demonstrates an advanced level of knowledge of the concepts, capabilities, and integration of relational databases and packaged software
  • Assists in the management of lower level team member performance by providing leadership and direction, setting clear expectations and communicating feedback regularly.
Basic Qualifications
  • 8+ years in business systems analysis with at least 5 years of experience with large scale and complex systems
  • Understanding of Licensing and Consumer Products industry with demonstrated domain experience in Revenue Accounting, Finance and Contract Management Systems including, but not limited to contract processes and practices, licensee royalty statement submission processes, royalty and revenue transaction processing
  • Experience with highly integrated accounting applications, including interfaces to SAP, forecasting, data warehouses, master data management, and product master is desirable
  • Knowledge of KPIs and terms to support reporting for Revenue Accounting, Contract Management, Legal, and Category Management business partners
  • Experience with MicroStrategy reporting or equivalent reporting system
  • Excellent communication, collaboration and client engagement skills
  • Excellent analytical, trouble shooting and problem solving skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to lead cross-team projects
  • 5+ years of Project Management experience on complex level projects is desirable
  • Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Project, Visio, Google Docs, SharePoint
  • HP Toolset: ALM (Application Lifecycle Management), Quality Center, Jira
Preferred Qualifications
  • Scrum Master and Agile certification is preferred
Required Education
  • BS/BA in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Finance, Accounting or equivalent related experience
Preferred Education
  • MBA or other advanced degree preferred
Company Overview The Walt Disney Company is a world-class entertainment and technological leader. Walt’s passion was to continuously envision new ways to move audiences around the world—a passion that remains our touchstone in an enterprise that stretches from theme parks, resorts and a cruise line to sports, news, movies and a variety of other businesses. Uniting each endeavor is a commitment to creating and delivering unforgettable experiences — and we’re constantly looking for new ways to enhance these exciting experiences.

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Job type
Fulltime job
Location
Glendale, AZ, United States
Department
Other
Starting in
As soon as possible

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