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Sr. Accounting Associate

Apply NowApply Later NOTE: We have a new application system, please create a new account if you have not done so yet when applying. Job ID 10009629 Location Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Aug. 01, 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:

Revenue Operations is the organization within the controllership that ensures the accuracy and timeliness of revenue recognition.  They verify settlement data from front-of-house (point of sale) systems to SAP (general ledger) is complete, accurate and properly classified.  The team completes daily audits validating interfaces and revenue entries in SAP.  Revenue Ops is responsible for issue resolution working with Financial Systems & Operations to resolve interface, configuration & operational errors.  We partner with partner with Advisory & Assurance and Operations to identify & correct issues & broken processes.

The Sr. Accounting Associate is an integral part of the Sales Audit Team.  This is an entry-level position for individuals who have developed knowledge and skills through formal training or considerable work experience. They perform timely and accurate sales audit functions, account reconciliations, and review of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts operational functions.  This position requires a professional that is highly motivated and a self-starter.  Individual must be able to develop professional relationships with various business partners, analyze and decipher accounting data to accurately achieve department’s obligations.  He/she must be able to identify problems and work within established procedures with a moderate degree of supervision.


With little oversight, complete the following:

  • Daily verify sales and settlements pass from Front of House (FOH) to SAP, and are properly recorded in SAP.
  • Research and resolve any exceptions with the appropriate business partner (i.e. Cash teams, Financial Systems, etc.).
  • Create journal entries to classify and allocate amounts to the appropriate GL accounts, as needed.
  • Support system development efforts through user acceptance testing.
  • Ensure compliance with and adherence to standard operating procedures, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements, and Payment Card Industry (PCI) requirements.
  • Ensure adequate internal controls are adhered to in all Sales Audit and account reconciliation processes.
  • Comply with accounting policies, supporting the overall business goals of the Company.
  • Provide assistance and expertise to internal partners to help interpret financial transactions that are part of their revenue stream.
  • Learn the sales revenue process and how it impacts financial reporting and the general ledger.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 0-2 years’ experience
  • Demonstrated strong problem solving and critical thinking/analytical skills
  • Demonstrated strong partnering, influencing and networking skills
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately and efficiently handle high volume work in a deadline driven environment
  • Ability to be flexible with work schedule
  • Proficient with SAP, Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated strong organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated strong coaching and mentoring skills
  • Demonstrated continuous improvement process skills
  • The Revenue Operations Associate is expected to complete their daily work with little to no supervisions required.  Many system issues or exceptions could be researched and resolved on their own.  More complicated matters would be raised to their leadership.
  • Some judgment is involved in the daily work in deciding how to handle exceptions.  However, this judgment is generally exercised on items of low significance.
  • Strong verbal and written communications
  • Understanding of accounting principles
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to operate in a team environment
  • Ability to thrive in an environment that is both strategic and creative, and which requires rapid learning, multitasking and prioritizing under tight deadlines
  • Job is primarily a desk environment, however responsibilities may include occasional walking, standing, and lifting or carrying items up to 25lbs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Accounting, Finance or Business Admin
  • Internship Preferred

Required Education:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree

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

Disney Financial Services, 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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