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Senior Payroll Analyst

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 958809BR Location Celebration, Florida, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Apr. 19, 2022

Job Summary:

Senior Payroll Analyst will provide support for DWSS Payroll Operations team that supports domestic, Canadian and DCL payroll. They will Analyze and resolve issues in a timely manner. Collaborate with Payroll Team Members to identify and develop recommendations for process improvements for payroll processes. Lead Payroll Projects and provide testing support and coordinate testing for enhancements in the payroll systems.

DWSS Payroll Operations
  • Transition new business to DWSS Payroll as needed.
  • Project Management for Process Improvement activities.
  • Customer Service with employees and business units.
  • Support the payroll operations team staff and assignments.
  • Indirect leadership to payroll operations team.


Qualified and experienced candidates for this role will have:
  • Project managing new business transitioning into DWSS Payroll.
  • Identifying, designing and implementing Process Improvements for the Payroll organization and develop projections regarding labor savings and/or accuracy improvement.
  • Developing process flows and operational procedures as support tools for process improvements.
  • Analyzing and resolving issues related to payroll, time entry and union rules and regulations.
  • Executing standard reports that provide insight as to the performance of the organization, as well as conduct ad-hoc reporting as necessary.
  • Collaborating with key stakeholders to develop and approve critical system support processes based on best practices, local company policy, and legal requirements.
  • Recognizing data trends and making recommendations where appropriate to improve service performance.
  • Maintaining project plans used to ensure timely delivery of process improvements.
  • Identifying efficiencies in processes and creating automated solutions to streamline work.
  • Developing RFS proposals and participating in user testing to ensure enhancements achieve the desired process improvement results.
  • Professionalism working in a fast past environment managing multiple priorities.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively and influence all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, handle multiple priorities, and perform job responsibilities accurately with minimal supervision.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 0-2 years accounting experience.
  • Strong knowledge of general accounting, internal controls and close process.
  • Ability to prepare and present information to support decision making.
  • Strong analytical and writing skills and the ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written).
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships.
  • Core fundamental knowledge required to assess reasonableness of business partners variance explanations.
  • Strong working knowledge of PC-based software applications, including Microsoft Office.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to plan and prioritize work and handle multiple priorities.
  • Strong organizational skills and detail oriented.
  • Identifies process improvement opportunities and provides solutions.
  • Ability to be flexible with work schedule.
  • Ability to perform well in a fast paced environment.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

Preferred Education

  • Master of Accountancy or MBA.

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 Disney Financial Services Co., LLC, which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

Disney Financial Services Co., LLC 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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