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Financial Markets & Investments Manager

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10056365 Location Burbank, California, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Jul. 27, 2023

Job Summary:

The Corporate Treasury Department has broad oversight of the capital structure and management of financial risk for The Walt Disney Company, including overseeing the Company’s banking relationships and executing financings, managing foreign exchange risk, and responsibility for $25 billion of assets under management for the pension and 401(k) plans.

Pension & Investments

  • Oversee $25 billion of retirement plan assets encompassing both defined benefit (pension) and defined contribution (401(k)) plans

  • Select investment fund managers and vehicles across asset classes, including equities, fixed income and alternatives (private equity, venture capital, real estate, hedge funds, etc.) 

  • Closely monitor financial markets and fund / manager performance

  • Prepare presentations and participate in quarterly Investment & Administrative Committee (IAC) meetings with senior management (including the Treasurer, Chief Financial Officer, General Counsel and Chief Human Resources Officer)

Corporate Finance / Capital Markets

  • Oversee the Company’s capital structure and manage Disney’s banking and rating agency relationships; structure, negotiate and execute financings to support strategic initiatives

  • Manage refinancings for revolving credit facilities totaling $12.25 billion with over 30 banks

  • Oversee day-to-day liquidity planning and execute funding in the debt capital markets; issued $30 billion of bonds and nearly $15 billion of interest rate derivatives over the last five years

  • Arrange M&A financing as needed (e.g., $36 billion cash consideration for 21st Century Fox acquisition)

International Treasury / Foreign Exchange Risk Management

  • Responsible for managing global foreign currency risk, international liquidity and repatriation efforts, international financing needs and support for international investments

  • Recently developed a currency risk management program for the construction and acquisition of three new cruise ships​


The Manager will be an integral member of the Corporate Treasury team and will initially focus primarily on Pension & Investments, while also gaining exposure to Corporate Finance and International Treasury on ad-hoc projects.  The Manager will have responsibility for monitoring financial markets and existing fund managers, will help to select new fund managers, and will have the opportunity to participate in meetings with senior professionals across many of the top investment managers globally.  In addition, the Manager will prepare presentation materials for and participate in quarterly Investment & Administrative committee meetings with senior management.  Other operational responsibilities will include monitoring inbound distributions, outbound capital calls, liquidity / benefit payments, etc. 


  • At least three years of relevant work experience, preferably in a finance, business or investment function / capacity

  • Demonstrated interest in global financial markets

  • Strong problem-solving, critical thinking and effective communication skills

  • Self-starter with ability to succeed in a dynamic and fast-paced environment

  • Strong interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders


  • BA or BS from top-tier school

  • MBA or CFA preferred

The hiring range for this position in California is $135,000.00 to $165,000.00 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, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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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