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4/17/2019
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Financial Analyst
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Disney | Burbank, CA
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Job Description

The Walt Disney Company's Direct-to-Consumer and International segment (DTCI) is a global, multiplatform media, technology and distribution organization for high-quality content created by Disney's Studio Entertainment and Media Networks groups.

DTCI includes Disney's international media operations and the Company's direct-to-consumer businesses globally, including the upcoming Disney-branded direct-to-consumer streaming service, the Company's ownership stake in Hulu, and the ESPN+ sports streaming service, programmed in partnership with ESPN. BAMTECH Media, developer of the ESPN+ and Disney-branded streaming platforms, oversees all consumer-facing digital technology and products across the Company as part of the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment.

An opportunity exists to join this dynamic business as a Financial Analyst in its Global Content Sales Financial Planning & Analysis team. This group needs an FA that has the ability to work with many stakeholders and build solid relationships throughout. This person will partner with the global content sales team to deliver on the strategic, financial and operational goals of the business. The FA will be responsible for performing business analysis and forecasting the financial performance of the Airlines and Digital businesses. This position will report to the Manager of Finance.

The ability to work in an ever changing, dynamic environment with confidence will be critical to success. In addition, a successful candidate will look for opportunities to drive efficiency in processes and be willing to challenge the status quo.

Job Type

Full Time

Segment

Direct-to-Consumer and International

Category

Finance and Accounting

Basic Qualifications

* Minimum 1-2 years of finance, accounting or relevant internship experience
* Strong financial modeling and analytical abilities
* Excellent computer skills, including advanced Excel and PowerPoint
* Highly collaborative with strong interpersonal and project management skills
* Passion for and basic understanding of the TV/Film business
* Attention to detail, desire for accuracy, and a strong sense of urgency
* Business intelligence, data analysis, or market analysis exposure
* Ability to quickly learn new concepts, solve problems, and implement solutions
* Intellectual curiosity

Business

Direct-to-Consumer and International

Required Education

* Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, or Accounting

Preferred Qualifications

* Experience with COGNOS preferred

Postal Code

91521

Responsibilities

* Creates and maintains financial models and P&Ls to forecast revenue, expenses, and profits for multiple distribution channels
* Contributes to the preparation and analysis of the Annual Operating Plan, Five Year Plan, and quarterly forecasts including the accompanying senior management presentations
* Prepares and maintains ultimates projections
* Works with key stakeholders, sales and finance team members to improve the effectiveness of the financial planning process, assumptions and results
* Supports and prepare ad hoc special projects, financial analysis and reporting, and presentations for various internal stakeholders
* Maintains COGNOS TM1 system for forecast and ultimate submissions

Job Description

The Walt Disney Company's Direct-to-Consumer and International segment (DTCI) is a global, multiplatform media, technology and distribution organization for high-quality content created by Disney's Studio Entertainment and Media Networks groups.

DTCI includes Disney's international media operations and the Company's direct-to-consumer businesses globally, including the upcoming Disney-branded direct-to-consumer streaming service, the Company's ownership stake in Hulu, and the ESPN+ sports streaming service, programmed in partnership with ESPN. BAMTECH Media, developer of the ESPN+ and Disney-branded streaming platforms, oversees all consumer-facing digital technology and products across the Company as part of the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment.

An opportunity exists to join this dynamic business as a Financial Analyst in its Global Content Sales Financial Planning & Analysis team. This group needs an FA that has the ability to work with many stakeholders and build solid relationships throughout. This person will partner with the global content sales team to deliver on the strategic, financial and operational goals of the business. The FA will be responsible for performing business analysis and forecasting the financial performance of the Airlines and Digital businesses. This position will report to the Manager of Finance.

The ability to work in an ever changing, dynamic environment with confidence will be critical to success. In addition, a successful candidate will look for opportunities to drive efficiency in processes and be willing to challenge the status quo.

Basic Qualifications

* Minimum 1-2 years of finance, accounting or relevant internship experience
* Strong financial modeling and analytical abilities
* Excellent computer skills, including advanced Excel and PowerPoint
* Highly collaborative with strong interpersonal and project management skills
* Passion for and basic understanding of the TV/Film business
* Attention to detail, desire for accuracy, and a strong sense of urgency
* Business intelligence, data analysis, or market analysis exposure
* Ability to quickly learn new concepts, solve problems, and implement solutions
* Intellectual curiosity

Required Education

* Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, or Accounting

Preferred Qualifications

* Experience with COGNOS preferred

Responsibilities

* Creates and maintains financial models and P&Ls to forecast revenue, expenses, and profits for multiple distribution channels
* Contributes to the preparation and analysis of the Annual Operating Plan, Five Year Plan, and quarterly forecasts including the accompanying senior management presentations
* Prepares and maintains ultimates projections
* Works with key stakeholders, sales and finance team members to improve the effectiveness of the financial planning process, assumptions and results
* Supports and prepare ad hoc special projects, financial analysis and reporting, and presentations for various internal stakeholders
* Maintains COGNOS TM1 system for forecast and ultimate submissions

About Disney

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, is a diversified worldwide entertainment company. The Company operates in five segments: Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, Studio Entertainment, Consumer Products and Interactive Media. On September 15, 2009, the Company and the Hearst Corporation (Hearst) both contributed their 50% interests in Lifetime Entertainment Services LLC (Lifetime) to A&E Television Networks, LLC (AETN) in exchange for an interest in AETN. In December 2008, the Company acquired an additional 26% interest in Jetix Europe N.V. In December 2009, the Company announced that it has completed its acquisition of Marvel Entertainment Inc., a character franchise company. In July 2010, the Company acquired Tapulous, Inc., a developer of music games for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. Through a merger agreement, Tapulous became a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company reporting into Disney Interactive Media Group.