Senior Accountant

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Walt Disney International

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Senior Accountant (Support GL Studio Business Korea)
Overall Purpose of the Role
The Senior Accountant is responsible for the accounting processes and deliverables for various lines of business, reporting to an accounting manager for their respective team. They will liaise on a day to day basis with local and regional Finance, as well as the controllership teams in the US and local markets, and will be expected to have a strong working relationship with all team members. The Senior Accountant is expected to have strong accounting technical knowledge and prior general ledger accounting experience. There may be opportunity to supervise one or more junior members of the team. Responsibilities Areas of Responsibility:
The specific general ledger accounting tasks to be performed by this position will vary and may include:
  • Working with the Accounting Manager / Assistant Accounting Manager in overall preparation of monthly and quarterly accounts, including co-ordination of all schedules, reconciliations and reporting packages for review. Some level of presenting within the ASC and to regional teams will be required so strong communication skills are essential
  • Calculation of subjective provisions such as return reserve, obsolescence reserves, and allowance for bad debt
  • Preparation of financial reports such as profit and loss statements and LOB cash flow statements with commentary and follow up actions as required
  • Ensure all reporting packages are submitted accurately and timely by the team on a monthly and quarterly basis
  • Identify and drive areas of improvement within current processes with the aim of maintaining the current high standard of service provided
  • Understanding of company-wide accounting policies and apply relevant policies appropriately
  • Ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley and Disney Minimum Control Standards
  • Responsible for key reconciliations between the Front of House, and reporting systems
  • Completion and review of balance sheet reconciliations for manager review
  • Provide training to Accountants on the team as necessary
  • Prepare appropriate supporting documentation for accounting entries posted or conclusions reached or critically evaluate the information supplied by other groups to ensure the transactional entries are properly supported
Basic Qualifications Experience and Professional Qualifications Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related major
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Written and verbal English and Korean fluency
  • 4 years of general ledger accounting experience
  • Working knowledge of MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint
  • ACCA Preferred

Leadership Attributes and Skills & Knowledge Required:
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to manage to tight deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills to establish effective working relationships across all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work under pressure in an environment where priorities must be continually re-evaluated and adapted
  • Ability to multi-task and deploy resources efficiently
  • Ability to analyse complex business/operational/technical data and develop innovative solutions
  • Ability to translate (both operationally and technically) functional business needs to IT and operational leaders
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills for both technical and non-technical subjects/audiences
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Strong understanding of compliance implications and controls impacting business areas
  • Ability to drive enthusiasm and to inspire teamwork with a commitment to excellence


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Job type
Shanghai, China
Starting in
As soon as possible
Duration of the contract

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