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Finance Manager (f/m/d), Content Sales

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 762546BR Location München, Bavaria, Germany Business Direct-to-Consumer and International Date posted Jun. 18, 2020

Job Summary:

This role oversees and drives all aspects of the financial reporting cycle for Content Sales GSA and Benelux [Program Sales, Sales to Channels, Digital]

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and drive the annual Operating and Strategic plans and quarterly forecasts, identifying risks/sensitivities
  • Oversee quarterly actual results and comparison to financial Plans/Forecasts
  • Present high level financial picture to Senior executives in Regional reviews
  • Provide commercial support to the Content Sales teams
  • Prepare ad hoc analyses and work on projects for the Finance Director
  • Contact person for Regional teams [EMEA/US]
  • Manage 1 Finance specialist
  • Integrate Disney and Fox financial processes, identifying best practices and streamlining templates and processes [FY20/21]
  • Consult on Fox transition as required [FY20/21]

Basic Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in Finance, Economics or Management, or Finance/Accounting Professional Qualification; Audit or equivalent business experience
  • Minimum of 8 years of finance experience in financial modeling & reporting, with a preference for the entertainment industry
  • Exceptional analytical skills, strong understanding of finance and accounting, business operational and business development analysis, and business performance measurements
  • Accurate with very good attention to detail and process oriented
  • Excellent relationship management with key business partners and senior business leaders including experience of presentation to senior management
  • Significant cross-group coordination, project and process management skills
  • Strong commercial mindset with ability to multi-task and continuously deliver strong results in a fast pace, highly dynamic and matrix business environment
  • Deep familiarity with US-GAAP; SAP and Cognos experience a plus
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office programs [Excel and Power Point]
  • Strong communication skills with fluent English and German

About Direct-to-Consumer and International:

Comprised of Disney’s international media businesses and the Company’s various streaming services, the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment aligns technology, content and distribution platforms to expand the Company’s global footprint and deliver world-class, personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world. This segment is responsible for The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer businesses globally, including the ESPN+ sports streaming service, programmed in partnership with ESPN; Disney+, the dedicated streaming home for entertainment from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic; and the Company’s ownership stake in Hulu. As part of the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment, Disney Streaming Services, developer of the ESPN+ and Disney +, oversees all consumer-facing digital technology and products across the Company.

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 The Walt Disney Company (Germany) GmbH, which is part of a business segment we call Direct-to-Consumer and International.

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