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Senior Corporate Financial Planning Analyst - Enterprise Technology

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 966122BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted May 05, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

Job Summary:

Senior 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.

Specifically, the Senior Financial Analyst will partner with their leaders to perform financial planning and analysis activities across Corporate, including coordinating with the other Corporate FP&A teams. In this role the Senior Financial Analyst will participate in the completion of monthly forecasts, annual operating plan, annual 5-year plan, and the COC commentary for management reporting for Corporate.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform overall Financial Planning and Analysis activities for Enterprise Technology clients
  • Prepare quarterly forecasts, annual operating plan (AOP) and annual 5-year plan, and present to Technology leaders through formal PowerPoint deck presentation
  • Oversee and assist with quarterly financial close process between Technology partners and Accounting
  • Prepare Cause of Change (COC) analysis as part of all financial planning cycles for Technology partners, Accounting, and FP&A Consolidation
  • Report out monthly actuals activity from SAP compared to budget/forecast
  • Prepare ad-hoc financial analysis or modeling for new initiatives/projects
  • Become a valued finance partner for the Technology team and build professional and ethical relationships across all teams
  • Interact and communicate with all levels of management and be an integral team player
  • Partner with CFP&A team members to identify potential improvements and efficiency opportunities

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years of related work experience
  • Strong working knowledge of finance and accounting
  • Excellent computer skills, including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must be inquisitive and solve problems creatively
  • Ideal candidates will have excellent oral/written communication and presentation skills, a proven ability to build relationships, and strong business and financial acumen
  • Candidates must be able to interact and communicate with all levels of management and be an integral team player
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail are critical as the SFA will often face shifting priorities on multiple assignments

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Background in the media and entertainment industry is a plus, but is not required
  • Technology Finance experience a plus
  • Financial Systems and or Service Costing/Invoicing Tools preferred – SAP, Cognos, Adaptive Planning, ComSci

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics or related field

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 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: 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 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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