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Senior Financial Analyst

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 978751BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Theatrical Group Date posted Jun. 23, 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:

It’s the magic of immersing yourself in a motion picture masterpiece, or a new track from your favorite band, or the spectacle of a live Broadway show. It’s hard to define and even harder to create, but that’s what we do at The Walt Disney Studios. Ours is a culture of innovation, inclusion, collaboration and creativity. Stories shape how we see ourselves and everyone around us. As storytellers, we have the power to not only uplift and inspire, but also to champion the spectrum of voices in our world. If you want to help tell compelling, diverse and enduring stories through movies, music or live theater, then we want to hear from you.

Disney Theatrical Group is currently seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to support our international productions and licensed brands. The Senior Financial Analyst will oversee and help drive the financial performance of Disney Theatrical Group’s show operations in Europe and Asia for stage productions and globally for licensed brands as well as assist in managing the department’s overhead budgets. This individual’s responsibilities will include forecasting, planning, reporting, analysis, as well as support our accounting teams for quarterly and year-end close

Responsibilities:

Sales Reporting
  • Continuously develop and update weekly/monthly/quarterly sales and financial reporting for senior management used to evaluate the current state of the business versus forecast, plan, and prior year results
  • Conduct regular sales/marketing trend analysis
Forecasting/Long-Term Planning
  • Support quarterly forecasting and annual budget processes
  • Manage the work flow of the Flash/Forecast, AOP, and 5YP submissions
  • Assist in the submission of the division’s P&L, Cash flow, and Variance templates to Studio
  • Develop revenue and marketing expense forecasts to be used in the quarterly flash/forecast, AOP, and 5 Year Plan by working closely with Broadway/Touring teams
Financial Reporting & Close
  • Act as financial liaison between Controllership team and Finance to ensure accuracy of P&L. Work directly with the Controllership team to resolve issues.
  • Assist in creating / implementing quarterly management financial reporting package
Ad-Hoc Analysis
  • Research trends in live entertainment and conduct market/industry/competitor reviews

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2-3+ Years of progressive Finance / Accounting experience
  • Proven capability in strategic problem framing, issue identification, and the development of practical business solutions
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Strong financial modeling skills (intermediate/advanced Excel capabilities)
  • Strong attention to detail without losing sight of broader objectives
  • Appreciation and/or knowledge of theatre producing and live entertainment industry
  • Commitment to actively being part of and supporting a diverse and inclusive workplace.
  • Attends and participates in equity, diversity & inclusion, anti-harassment, and any other anti-bias training and workshops as required.
  • Models and supports the mission and values of The Walt Disney Company and Disney Theatrical Group by demonstrating inclusive behavior and maintaining a safe and professional working environment.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics/Finance/Accounting

About Disney Theatrical Group:

The Disney Theatrical Group, a division of The Walt Disney Studios, is among the world’s most successful commercial theatre enterprises, producing and licensing live entertainment productions and events around the globe. Its nine Broadway titles, including the current Broadway productions of The Lion King, Aladdin and this year’s Frozen, have been seen by over 160 million theatergoers worldwide. The division also delivers live shows through its license to Feld Entertainment, producer of Disney on Ice and Marvel Universe Live. Additionally, the division licenses full-length and junior and kids adapted titles for regional, school and community theatre productions.

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 Buena Vista Theatrical Group Ltd., which is part of a business we call Disney Theatrical Group.

Buena Vista Theatrical Group Ltd. 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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