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Senior Financial Analyst, Disney+ Content Finance

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 977760BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted May 18, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- 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.

Job Summary:

Disney Streaming
Featuring a portfolio of top-tier streaming services including Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+, and Hotstar, Disney DTC is the premium entertainment destination that connects viewers to the great stories of The Walt Disney Company and more. We’re looking for talented team-player specialists with an entrepreneurial spirit, who thrive upon the incomparable legacy of our company yet embrace unconventional thinking, and who are passionate about contributing to The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer experience through strategic hard-work and determination.

JOB SUMMARY
We are currently seeking a Senior Financial Analyst for DTC Content that will primarily support the growing portfolio of TV Library produced by Disney General Entertainment, including series from brands and networks such as ABC, FX, Freeform, Disney Channel, National Geographic, and more. This role will interface with a wide variety of partners from Disney+ Programming, Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution, Content Creation, and the Regional teams of the Company. You will work closely with key stakeholders in these areas to set Disney+ and Star content financial plans while establishing clear communication and aligned objectives throughout the fiscal year. This is a great opportunity to join an exciting, high-priority growth area for the company.

Responsibilities:

WHAT YOU’LL DO
  • Build and track Disney+ TV Library content budgets through short-term and long-term planning cycles, as well as ad hoc analysis
  • Collaborate with DMED and Regional DTC FP&A teams to oversee and communicate content investment and P&L forecasts
  • Partner with Programming, Content Planning & Analysis, and other global teams to support strategic and operational decision-making
  • Create, improve, and maintain department financial reporting tools and processes
  • Create and communicate executive summaries that headline the financial health of Disney+ Content
  • Partner with Controllership teams across the company to set up reporting structures
  • Stay up to date on SVOD industry trends amidst a rapidly changing landscape

Basic Qualifications:

WHAT TO BRING
  • 2-4 years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required (emphasis in Business, Finance or Accounting preferred)
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to identify and resolve issues
  • Expert knowledge of Excel, including building models from the ground up
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to summarize ideas and issues to Executive management
  • Strong attention to detail without losing sight of broader objectives
  • Ability to drive and implement process improvements across key activities
  • Ability to work well in teams, both within the group and also with other business units
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment
  • SAP and Cognos experience is a plus
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and projects at the same time, while keeping management properly informed

Preferred Qualifications:

NICE-TO-HAVES
  • CPA and/or MBA
  • Familiarity with the brands and franchises of The Walt Disney Company
  • Experience in SVOD platforms
  • Experience in Content Finance

About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

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 DTC LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

Disney DTC 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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