[Senior] Finance and Business Analyst - Asia Region

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Walt Disney Imagineering

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“We make magic.” That’s our motto at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. And it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you’ll help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen!
It takes people to make the dream a reality.” Walt was on to something when he said that, and it continues to ring true today. No matter the stage in your career, being a part of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts means being a part of a team where you help bring innovation to life through unsurpassed products, services and most importantly remarkable experiences. As a Cast Member you are the steward and connection to our legacy and the backbone of our thriving innovations. Join our team and watch your dreams come true.
Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) is the master planning, creative development, design, engineering, production, project management, and research and development arm of Disney’s Parks and Resorts business segment. Representing more than 150 disciplines, its talented corps of Imagineers are responsible for the creation of Disney resorts, theme parks and attractions, hotels, water parks, real estate developments, regional entertainment venues, cruise ships and new media technology projects.
As the [Senior] Finance and Business Analyst supporting WDI Asia Region, you will serve as a strategic partner for the overall business start-up and regional strategy development for Imagineering Asia. This role will provide on-going support during implementation of the WDI Asia Office and through its sustainment. This role reports to the Finance and Business Manager, WDI Asia.
Responsibilities Responsibilities
  • Development of the business plan (staffing and others) and a long-term business model to position WDI Asia to deliver value to the Asian portfolios with healthy financial performances
  • Support the development of the Long Term Plan for the Imagineering Asia organization, including ongoing refinement of the business model and longer-term infrastructure requirements
  • Support the development of the Annual Operating Plan and monthly forecasts
  • Assist in developing strategy and communications to engage with internal and external partners (TWDC, government, etc.)
  • Collaborate with the Menu Planning team on behalf of WDI Asia to ensure alignment on timing and priorities
  • Serve as a local/regional partner to Global Development and site Business Development teams to coordinate WDI Asia’s strategy and deal input and resources
  • Provide the management reporting and ad hoc analysis required to make effective business decisions.

  • Support the development of policies, procedures, and other necessary infrastructure for the start-up of WDI Asia office, such as FCPA, T&E, HR, contracting, related party transactions, etc.
  • Execute ongoing operations of the Walt Disney Imagineering Asia Limited company pursuant to key strategic priorities in collaboration with key partners for statutory compliance, financial, and operation matters:
    • Develop and administer regional labor rates in collaboration with Glendale finance team
    • Monthly cash flow and funding needs with WDI finance and corporate treasury
    • HR structure, both near-term and longer-term, and implications on the final set-up of the Personnel Area, in partnership with segment HR
    • Vendor contracting approach with WDI Legal and WDI Contracts Administration
    • Monitor intercompany costs and invoices to ensure that costs are routed to the appropriate entity
    • Ensure alignment and coordination between Glendale, India and Share Services finance teams
    • Work with local tax team to ensure appropriate procedures are in place to support work and facilitate remittances from SHDR and TDR
    • Partner with Shared Services and Tax on annual entity audits
    • SAP set-up with corporate financial systems
Basic Qualifications
  • Diverse strategic and financial management experience gained with reputable organizations
  • Demonstrated ability to manage the day-to-day tasks, while effectively influencing senior management on key decisions and direction
  • Demonstrate ability to connect and influence others in order to achieve organizational priorities
  • Proven ability to successfully operate in a highly matrix organizational system where partnership and influence are key drivers of success
  • Has shown a value for initiating change and acting with integrity when tough decisions have to be made
  • Demonstrated exceptional critical thinking, strategic planning, and process management skills
  • Proven results in delivering creative and innovative business and technology solutions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proven experience in a startup organization
  • Experience working in Asia
  • Theme park or vacation leisure industry experience
  • Multi-national company experience
  • Walt Disney Parks & Resorts experience
Required Education
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or equivalent
Preferred Education
  • Masters of Business Administration


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