Skip to main content

Financial Accounting Analyst - Studio Controllership

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 978535BR Location Glendale, California, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted May 13, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

Job Summary:

Studio Controllership is dedicated to providing high quality information and services to our business partners. We support their decision-making process while earning their confidence and respect by efficiently reporting and maintaining accurate and timely financial data. Our vision is to be the global leader in providing financial and technical expertise. We promote innovation and growth by developing our employees and maximizing technology while maintaining a fun environment.

Reporting to the Manager of Production Accounting, the Financial Accounting Analyst (FAA) will be responsible for various key functions that support participation and residual accounting. The FAA will be responsible for research and analysis, reconciliation and presentation of participation and residual. In addition, the FAA will work with our Finance partners and Participation and Residuals team to help ensure that all participation and residuals are accounted properly and provide accounting support, where needed.


  • Responsible for the accounting and reporting of participations and residuals for all of the Walt Disney Studios’ business units
  • Prepare metrics to analyze the participation and residual balances, reconcile and research the participations and residuals accrual and payment accounts. The research includes working with various financial systems including SAP, BRUCE (Participation and Residual system), and TM1
  • Liaise with Participation & Residual and Finance partners to review and analyze any variances
  • Work on various ad-hoc reporting and projects for Senior Management
  • Prepare government and tax packages
  • Prepare and submit requests related to SOX compliance and quarter/year-end financial audits
  • Establish an environment of continuous improvement to identify, develop and implement process changes to increase accuracy of our financial records and efficiency of our processes

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Accounting
  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred
  • 1-2 years accounting experience of public or private accounting experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Accounting
  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred
  • 1-2 years accounting experience of public or private accounting experience

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Accounting

Preferred Education

  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Accounting

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 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.

Apply NowApply Later

Watch Our Jobs

Sign up to receive new job alerts and company information based on your preferences.

Specify LocationsSelect a job category from the list of options. Select a location from the list of options. Finally, click “Add” to create your job alert.