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Corporate Financial Planning Analyst - Enterprise Financial Services

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10046033 Location Burbank, California, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted May 19, 2023

Job Summary:

Would you like to impact financial planning all the way up to the leadership and board of directors level? Are you passionate about bridging the gap between data and storytelling?

Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) is responsible for company-wide operating and capital planning, quarterly and annual earnings and cash flow forecasting, annual operating plans and five-year plans, review of all major capital projects, monitoring of segment/business unit operating performance, direct finance support of corporate departments and various special projects. The group is also charged with developing presentations to corporate senior management and the Board of Directors regarding company financial performance. In addition, FP&A works closely with our Investor Relations and Public Relations Departments with respect to our ongoing investor and financial communications.

As a Financial Analyst in Corporate FP&A, you’d use data to inform and empower premier financial leaders, so they make the best possible decisions. We want you to focus your strong leadership and communication skills on interpreting data and communicating insights, so the numbers come alive. Join us at Disney Corporate.


You’d join a dynamic team whose job is to work directly with finance leaders, both at Corporate and across the Disney businesses, by providing insight across the Company.

Every single day is different! On any one day you might:

  • Provide direct support for Enterprise Financial Services working with Sr Controllers and other their teams, to develop and analyze quarterly, annual and five-year operating plans

  • Prepare dynamic messages for different audiences including Controllership, Tax, and Management Audit

  • Engage in ad-hoc financial analysis, including special projects at the request of supported client’s groups as well as other key leaders

  • Interact with extraordinary partners to whom we are dedicated

  • Demonstrate the ability to thrive in a dynamic environment

  • Showcase your leadership and confidence on a large team

  • Take advantage of “D Learn” opportunities

  • Enjoy movie screenings, team building activities and regular lunch-and-learns

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must possess strong quantitative and analytical skills combined with solid business and financial acumen 

  • Strong relationship building skills and a highly professional “client service orientation”

  • Must be an excellent team player who possesses solid interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Excellent communication skills in both oral and written settings

  • The flexibility to work with different personalities -- we believe that makes our team special

  • Produced detailed work without data errors

  • Sharp presentation and storytelling skills, and the ability to exercise critical thinking

  • A versatile "special-projects" orientation coupled with confirmed multi-tasking abilities

  • An inherent curiosity driving you to ask the right questions

  • High energy level; strong work ethic

  • Self-driven, independent thinker

  • Results-oriented, decisive

  • Experience working in Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of prior related work experience

  • Background in the media and entertainment industry is a plus, but is not required

  • Cognos and SAP

Required Education:

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting, or related field

The hiring range for this position in California is $84,400 - $103,400 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered. 

About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

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: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. 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 TWDC Enterprises 18 Corp., which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

TWDC Enterprises 18 Corp. 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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