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Coordinator - Accounts Payable

Job ID 446042BR Location Burbank, California, United States Job Posting Company Disney ABC Television Group Job Posting Area Disney ABC Television Group Date posted 04/14/2017
At Disney ABC/Television Group, you’ll help us tell stories that touch millions of people around the globe and create new ways for us to connect with the world. Now is your opportunity to unleash your skills….

The Accounts Payable Coordinator reports to the Director of Program Management on the Digital Media team of the Disney|ABC Television Group. The position is responsible for providing financial services to the digital operations of ABC, Freeform, and the Disney Channels. This includes vendor management, purchase order setup and processing, invoice processing, and monitoring of payments. Providing these services in an effective and efficient manner will ensure that all production expenditures are tracked accurately and vendors and suppliers are paid within established time limits. Other duties include assisting in the preparation and analysis of quarterly financial reporting, annual budget, and monthly forecasts.


  • Set up new vendors in the system and maintain accounts
  • Create and maintain purchase orders; review and process vendor invoices
  • Determine proper account coding and create and maintain WBS projects in the SAP system
  • Request charge codes for internal spend and create WBSE codes and cost center/GL coding upon request
  • Direct contact for all vendor inquiries; investigate and resolve vendor issues
  • Generate purchase order reports
  • Monitor production spend against budgets, forecasts and contracts, and report status to business unit leads/VPs on monthly basis
  • Assist teams with all production cost related requests/questions
  • Ensure compliance with internal controls related to the vendor payment process
  • Identify financial issues and communicate analysis and recommendations to management
  • Identify and propose journal entries for any account corrections needed
  • Assist finance teams with quarter close duties including accruals, proper expense classification, and reporting
  • Special ad hoc projects and reporting (may include detail analysis of spend by project, by vendor, etc.)

Basic Qualifications

  • SAP experience
  • Strong PC skills including Office, Word and Excel
  • Strong attention to detail and thorough analysis
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Required Education

  • BS in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance strongly preferred

Company Overview

Disney|ABC Television Group is comprised of The Walt Disney Company’s global entertainment and news television properties, owned television stations group, and radio business. This includes ABC Studios, the ABC Owned Television Stations Group, and the ABC Television Network, which provides entertainment and news programming to viewers via more than 200 affiliated stations across the U.S. It also includes Disney Channels Worldwide, a portfolio of 116 kid-driven, family-inclusive entertainment channels, including Disney Channel, Disney XD, Disney Junior, Disney Cinemagic, Hungama, and Radio Disney brands, as well as cable network Freeform, which targets Millennials. Disney|ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution and Disney Media Distribution round out the portfolio. Disney|ABC Television Group also has equity interests in A+E Networks and Hulu.

Additional Information

Equal Opportunity Employer- Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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