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Senior Financial Analyst, Disneyland Operations Finance

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 949353BR Location Anaheim, California, United States Business Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted May 05, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

Job Summary:

Would you enjoy collaborating closely with operators to create lifelong memories for Guests of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products? Do you love to learn about business models which include live entertainment, thrill rides, hotels, food & beverage, and retail operations? Are you naturally curious about understanding the “why” behind business performance?

As a Senior Financial Analyst on the Disneyland Resort Site Operations Finance team, you would get to analyze metrics and trends to understand business results. You would provide key input on new business models and initiatives, designed to directly improve Guest and Cast experiences and drive shareholder value. You would work closely with operations leaders and partners to make a difference.


You would join a fast-paced finance team dedicated to impacting the Guest experience through strong partnering and creative analysis. Your purview would include support of theme park attractions & operations, training, and labor.

Every single day as a Senior Financial Analyst on the Site Operations Finance team is different! On any given day you might:
  • Meet and collaborate with partners to review financial results for departments and projects or to analyze new business initiatives;
  • Develop the financials for a quarterly forecast, an annual operating plan, or a 10-year long term plan;
  • Create new financial models and reporting tools to identify opportunities for partners to drive the business forward;
  • Organize strong written and verbal communication that conveys data and analysis to partners at all levels, including Directors, Vice Presidents, and Senior Vice Presidents;
  • Feel like an “insider” when you visit a store or watch a new parade, and see Guests purchasing and enjoying a product you worked on; or,
  • Ride your favorite Disneyland Resort attraction during your lunch break!

Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 3 years of experiences with statistical, financial, or strategic analysis;
  • Knowledge of forecasting and financial modeling, including proficiency in acquiring, organizing, and analyzing large amounts of data;
  • The ability to explain complex analytics in a way that is easily understandable and executable, and enjoy “storytelling” to engage and influence your audience;
  • Strong attention to detail and data accuracy, and the ability to think holistically;
  • Natural curiosity and inquisitiveness, and enjoy solving problems;
  • The ability to work in a team environment, in person and virtually, with a positive demeanor; and,
  • The capability to meet deadlines, handle multiple priorities, and perform job responsibilities accurately with minimal supervision.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in a quantitative field or a CPA;
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, including VBA and SQL;
  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau; and,
  • Knowledge of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products operations, business units, and product offerings.

Required Education

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Industrial Engineering, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, or equivalent substitute.

This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

About Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Disney Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business we call Parks, Experiences and Products.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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