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Manager, Finance, Games Operation

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 859876BR Location Glendale, California, United States Business Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Sep. 21, 2021

Job Summary:

The Manager, Finance of Walt Disney Games, will be responsible for management of financial planning process and additional ad hoc analysis supporting revenue growth initiatives. In close partnership with business, the position will provide financial and strategic analysis support to Walt Disney Games team and will help drive the business in delivering on financial goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage Games financial planning process including the Annual Operating Plan, Five Year Plan, and quarterly forecasts:
    • Full responsibility for driving forecast discussions, preparing and communicating key drivers to finance and business leads
    • Partner closely with business teams to incorporate slate and product updates to forecast
    • Actively participate in quarter-close processes and highlighting quarterly key performance drivers
    • Work with licensees for quarterly forecast updates
    • Manage and develop key financial and KPI models (weekly mobile revenue reporting, labor model)
  • This role will also play an instrumental role in assessing the financial viability of new business deals and games greenlight process
  • Manage and develop staff through development feedback and career development
  • Stay current with digital gaming industry and technology trends, and the evolution of competitive landscape

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of financial planning experience required with demonstrated forecasting, budgeting and analysis knowledge
  • Attention to detail, ability to create decks for leadership and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Track record of working independently and delivering results in a highly organized manner
  • Executive presence and ability to interact with senior executives, as well as all other levels of individuals within an organization
  • Outstanding communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to drive and lead projects, multi-task to meet deadlines, and manage junior analyst staff
  • Collaborative and enjoys working with peers across a products and regions in a global team
  • Excellent MS Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • General knowledge and interest in digital media, gaming industry

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required (preferably in Finance or equivalent)


About Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

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 Consumer Products and Interactive Media, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Parks, Experiences and Products.

Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media, Inc. 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 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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