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Senior Financial Analyst, Disney Cruise Line

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 890612BR Location Celebration, Florida, United States Business Disney Cruise Line Date posted Nov. 23, 2021

Job Summary:

“It takes people to make the dream a reality.” Walt was on to something when he said that, and it continues to ring true today. No matter the stage in your career, being a part of Disney Parks Experiences & Products means being a part of a team where you help bring innovation to life through unsurpassed products, services and most importantly remarkable experiences. As a Cast Member, you are a steward and connection to our legacy and the backbone of our thriving innovations. Join our team and watch your dreams come true.

The Senior Financial Analyst role supports Disney Cruise Line (DCL) Shoreside Operations and DCL Consolidations. This role supports ~ 15 different shoreside executives with planning efforts including Annual Operating Plan (AOP), Long Term Plan (LTP), and monthly forecasts, variance analysis, tracking headcount changes, and ad hoc analyses as needed. The role also supports the overall DCL planning processes including revenue analysis and other consolidation functions for LTP, AOP, and, Forecast. In addition, the role is responsible for communicating DCL overall results to key stakeholders and partners and assisting Financial Reporting with the quarterly close process.


  • Primary financial support for multiple line of businesses supporting DCL
  • Support overall DCL consolidation process and understanding of business goals and storylines
  • Manage select revenue impacts, reporting, and analysis
  • Track shoreside headcount changes
  • Develop and coordinate key aspects of both the monthly (forecast) and annual planning processes
  • Must work collaboratively with clients and colleagues and exert influence to deliver results
  • Effectively able to communicate financial information and develop executive presentations
  • Connects with the broader Finance organization (i.e. Segment Planning, Financial Reporting)
  • Ensures accuracy of all financial information included in planning processes and financial analysis
  • Develops a comprehensive understanding of the business

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or equivalent is required
  • 3+ years of financial and business development/proforma experience
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrated proficiency in quantitative analysis and financial modeling
  • Strong knowledge of financial systems and software (Excel, PowerPoint, SAP)
  • Ability to meet deadlines, handle multiple priorities and perform job responsibilities accurately while working in a fast-paced and vibrant environment
  • Demonstrated analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and teamwork/partnering ability
  • Demonstrated business savvy with a strong understanding of the external market, economic, and competitive forces
  • Previous experience in Financial Planning & Analysis; understanding of traditional finance cycle (LTP, AOP, Forecast, etc.)
  • Ability to simplify complex issues and incorporates effective “storytelling” to engage and influence the audience
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver presentations and communication to audiences of all levels persuasively, articulately and with full command of the topic

About Disney Cruise Line:

A leader in the cruise industry, Disney Cruise Line provides a setting where families can reconnect, adults can recharge and children can experience all the magic that Disney has to offer. Guests can sail out of ports around the world on exciting itineraries to the Caribbean, Bahamas, Alaska and Europe, among others. Aboard the fleet of four ships – the Disney Magic, Disney Wonder, Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy – and Disney’s private island paradise in the Bahamas - Castaway Cay, crew members provide guests with unparalleled service, enchanting storytelling and immersive family entertainment that only Disney can deliver.

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 Magical Cruise Company, Limited, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Cruise Line.

Magical Cruise Company, Limited 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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