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Senior Financial Accounting Analyst

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 905234BR Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Jan. 23, 2022

Job Summary:

This is a hands-on position in a dynamic television production unit. As a key member of Media Controllership, you will perform essential accounting duties in an energetic, team environment supporting Walt Disney Television. We are 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.

The purpose of this job is to assist the team in providing financial analysis for Twentieth Television Group under Walt Disney Television. This role will be responsible for journal entries, monthly reconciliations, and assisting in closing the books on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis. This position will play an important role to help the team to prioritize tasks, keep track of the project processes, reconcile and explain variances daily, along with various ad hoc analysis.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with testing of system integration of general ledgers, front of house systems, and project management
  • Assist in building, analyzing, and documenting financial reporting process improvements and enhancements
  • Prepare reconciliations for system integration related projects to determine scope and feasibility
  • Prepare quarterly journal entries – Deferred Revenue adjustments, tax credit receivables, Lego Block reclasses and adjusting entries, overhead allocations, Inventory adjustments
  • Prepare the monthly divisional and consolidated P&L financial statements
  • Compile financial information for external auditors, SOX audits and tax packages
  • Handle various ad hoc projects and requests as needed

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3 to 5 years relevant accounting experience, preferred
  • Strong Excel skills with ability to extract data, use pivot tables and leverage macros
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Work independently to solve complex problems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of SAP general ledger and projects functionality desired
  • Knowledge of Hyperion
  • Strong interest in TV business
  • CPA, preferred

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Accounting, Finance or related field


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 segment 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.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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