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Assistant Manager - Finance

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 890711BR Location Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Business Disney Licensing Date posted Nov. 25, 2021

Job Summary:

Overall Purpose of the Role :
Assistant Manager – Financial Planning and Analysis (FPNA) will be partnering the Consumer Products Commercialization (CPC) and shopDisney (sD) e-commerce business in India.
This role will report into the Finance – Senior Manager and be accountable for the FPNA of both the CPC and sD businesses based in Mumbai, India. The role will partner with the business team for the Annual Operating Plan (AOP), Quarter closing activities, MIS, Forecast, 5 year plans and ad-hoc business projects, work closely with the SAMENA Regional Finance team and liaise internally with the Accounting, Controllership, WDI, Tax and externally with the Statutory, Management and Internal Auditors. This role is critical in ensuring smooth support to the business and timely deliverable of the AOP, quarter closing, MIS and Forecast.


Areas of Responsibility :
CPC India:
  1. Partnering with the Business team for:
  • AOP, Forecast and 5YP
    • Licensees revenue review and planning with bottom-up approach
    • Fixed fee revenue computation
    • Category and Licensee Data review and analytics
    • Uploading licensee data Franchise and category-wise in the system
    • P&L preparation, upload data in various systems
    • Deck preparation and presentation
    • New Business Development (NBD) tracking and review the uploaded data in SalesForce.
    • Ecommerce First, Treat/non-treat tracking, review and reconciliation
    • Business MIS, projects, new initiatives and ad-hoc support
  1. Quarter closing activities:
    • Fixed fee amortization and computation and account postings
    • Guarantee shortfall (GSF) account postings
    • Monitoring Revenue accrual and True-up/down correctness and completeness.
    • GL correction account postings
    • All quarter closing related activities
shopDisney India:
  • Partnering with the Business for shopDisney AOP, forecasts and 5YP.
  • Monthly Tax (TCS and TDS) computation with seller data invoice and receipt reconciliation, explaining the working to internal and external Tax for timely discharge of Tax liability.
  • Preparation and coordinating with Controllership on accounting processes, cart discounts, bank entries and capex of project cost
  • Process improvement suggestion to Business and Tech team to simplify Tax computation
  • Supporting business team on Finance, accounting, invoicing and Tax related concerns
  • Coordinating with the Direct and Indirect Tax team for various business requirements
  • Coordinating with the Disney US Tax team for Tax certificates for the intercompany contracts
  • Coordinating with Legal, Tax and US team for intercompany agreements
  • Supporting Business for Customer/vendor setup, COD refunds and payment processing
  • Work closely with the Project Lead on various issues on the Platform/Payment Gateway/Logistics Partner.
Closely working with SAMENA Regional Finance team
  • Coordinate with the SAMENA Finance team on various requirements, processes and submission.
  • Adhering to the deliverable submission and data upload timelines.
  • Learning, aligning and implementing the best practices followed at the Regional level.

Liaising with internal and external stakeholders
  • Coordinate with the ASCI and Shared Accounting team for GL account postings and reconciliation
  • Direct and Indirect Tax team coordination for business support
  • Submission of 10 year plan to the India WDI team for IGAAP Financials and Entity valuation
  • Preparation and submission of PL for Lower Tax Deduction certificate (LDC) to the Tax team
  • Coordinate with the Statutory Auditors, Management Auditors and Internal Auditors on various requirements
  • Coordinate with the US/Global team on intercompany and accounting requirements
Liaising with Tech and IT support team on any system issues/queries

Basic Qualifications:

Experience & Professional Qualifications required:
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Minimum 3 to 4 years working experience in FPNA role in any service industry

Additional Information:

Skills Required:
  • Systematic and organized
  • Excellent with MS Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency with computer software packages and SAP knowledge
  • Strong acumen in IT systems
  • Good communication skills
  • Maintains composure under pressure
  • Strong work ethic and ability to handle simultaneous functions
Team player and ability to adapt to changes

About Disney Licensing:

Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media (DCPI) is the business segment of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) that brings our Company’s stories and characters to life through innovative and engaging physical products and digital experiences across more than 100 categories, from toys and t-shirts, to apps, books and console games. DCPI comprises four main lines of business: Global Licensing, Disney Retail, Publishing and Digital Media, and Games, Apps, and Labs. The segment is home to world-class teams of app and game developers, licensing and retail experts, a leading retail business (Disney Store), artists and storytellers, and technologists who inspire imaginations and bring the magic of Disney into the daily lives of families and fans 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 UTV Software Communications Limited, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Licensing.

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