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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
8/21/2019
Job Category:
Accounting
Financial Accounting Analyst
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Disney | New York, NY
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Job Description

At Disney, we're storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

The Real Estate Controls department is responsible for managing, developing and executing the financial accounting functions for both Real Estate Operations and Corporate Real Estate (D&D) as they relate to the domestic and international real estate portfolio. Real Estate Controls is responsible for forecasting, analyzing, and solving self-identified issues on Capital Projects and Campus Operational spend. As well as using data to analyze issues or trends, develop performance metrics and set targets for improvement. Real Estate Controls ensures that all financial processes and policies are in alignment with corporate guidelines.

Job Type

Full Time

Segment

The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)

Category

Finance and Accounting

Basic Qualifications

* 2+ years of work experience
* Advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, specifically)



Business

The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)

Required Education

* College degree required in a core discipline such as Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Finance or a related area of study



Preferred Qualifications

* 3-5 years of relevant work experience and proven record and experience working with parties in different locations
* SAP Experience; Project Management Experience, 2-5 years of operational accounting experience.



Postal Code

10023

Preferred Education

* Master's degree/CPA preferred (or equivalent work experience) required in Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Finance or a related area of study



Responsibilities

* Leads and oversees domestic projects with budgetary requirements up to $50M.
* Manages overall initiation of project, budget set-up, and closures with various stakeholders (CRE, BU, Finance, etc.) for capital projects
* Creates and manages front-line budget and expense management for capital project budgets by recognizing potential over/under spend, anticipating additional cost factors, and recommending mitigation measures for potential variances to forecasted amounts
* Recommends financial and project courses of action and potential/expected results to management and impacted businesses while taking proactive initiative to complete tasks and resolve issues
* Prepares and validates the accuracy of all financial cost reporting including; development cost reports, cash flow projections, quarterly accruals, vendor reconciliations, and Jobs in Progress (JIP) reports.
* Prepares ad hoc and special project reporting as needed by the business and as assigned by the Department Manager
* Review and approve all invoices for capital and expense projects including validation of required vendor backup documentation
* Prepare and review all contract and change order requests ensuring vendor compliance with executed contract agreement and TWDC corporate/department policies
* Maintain comprehensive schedules of financial and audit compliance requirements for each real estate project; develop and execute a work plan to ensure compliance requirements are met in adherence to policies and procedures
* Prepares Tenant Allowance reimbursement packet and submits to Lease Administration team for collection
* Partners with Fixed Asset team to provide analysis and documentation of capitalization and expense of project assets
* Monitors and keeps current on Federal/State laws and regulations as they apply to capital construction and sales tax usage/exemption
* Manages CRE portfolio closeout process by; ensuring closeout matrix deadlines are imposed and enforced, documenting receipt of closeout documents/ final payments, providing regular status updates to the project team

Job Description

At Disney, we're storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

The Real Estate Controls department is responsible for managing, developing and executing the financial accounting functions for both Real Estate Operations and Corporate Real Estate (D&D) as they relate to the domestic and international real estate portfolio. Real Estate Controls is responsible for forecasting, analyzing, and solving self-identified issues on Capital Projects and Campus Operational spend. As well as using data to analyze issues or trends, develop performance metrics and set targets for improvement. Real Estate Controls ensures that all financial processes and policies are in alignment with corporate guidelines.

Basic Qualifications

* 2+ years of work experience
* Advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, specifically)



Required Education

* College degree required in a core discipline such as Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Finance or a related area of study



Preferred Qualifications

* 3-5 years of relevant work experience and proven record and experience working with parties in different locations
* SAP Experience; Project Management Experience, 2-5 years of operational accounting experience.



Preferred Education

* Master's degree/CPA preferred (or equivalent work experience) required in Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Finance or a related area of study



Responsibilities

* Leads and oversees domestic projects with budgetary requirements up to $50M.
* Manages overall initiation of project, budget set-up, and closures with various stakeholders (CRE, BU, Finance, etc.) for capital projects
* Creates and manages front-line budget and expense management for capital project budgets by recognizing potential over/under spend, anticipating additional cost factors, and recommending mitigation measures for potential variances to forecasted amounts
* Recommends financial and project courses of action and potential/expected results to management and impacted businesses while taking proactive initiative to complete tasks and resolve issues
* Prepares and validates the accuracy of all financial cost reporting including; development cost reports, cash flow projections, quarterly accruals, vendor reconciliations, and Jobs in Progress (JIP) reports.
* Prepares ad hoc and special project reporting as needed by the business and as assigned by the Department Manager
* Review and approve all invoices for capital and expense projects including validation of required vendor backup documentation
* Prepare and review all contract and change order requests ensuring vendor compliance with executed contract agreement and TWDC corporate/department policies
* Maintain comprehensive schedules of financial and audit compliance requirements for each real estate project; develop and execute a work plan to ensure compliance requirements are met in adherence to policies and procedures
* Prepares Tenant Allowance reimbursement packet and submits to Lease Administration team for collection
* Partners with Fixed Asset team to provide analysis and documentation of capitalization and expense of project assets
* Monitors and keeps current on Federal/State laws and regulations as they apply to capital construction and sales tax usage/exemption
* Manages CRE portfolio closeout process by; ensuring closeout matrix deadlines are imposed and enforced, documenting receipt of closeout documents/ final payments, providing regular status updates to the project team

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.