Senior Financial Analyst, Disney+ FP&AApply NowApply Later Job ID 10065703 Location Santa Monica, California, United States Business Disney Entertainment Date posted Nov. 20, 2023
The Walt Disney Company's Disney Entertainment (DE) group includes the company’s full portfolio of entertainment media and content business globally, including streaming (Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+, Star+, and Disney+ Hotstar).
DE’s DTC FPA Team is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join the Disney+ FP&A team. This role will be heavily involved with partnering with our various regional finance partners to consolidate subscribers and financials. This role would also be responsible assisting with the validation of revenue actuals in partnership with our Controllership team.
This role will be expected to work independently with various partners across finance as well as other cross-functional business partners to deliver thoughtful forecasts and variance analyses in their assigned areas. This role requires the SFA to be able to perform a variety of tasks under time pressure and tight deadlines during critical FP&A delivery periods around quarter close reporting and forecasting cycles. A successful candidate will be able to navigate an ever changing, dynamic environment with a positive attitude and seek opportunities to drive efficient processes and challenge the status quo.
Responsibilities and Duties of the Role:
Oversee the consolidation of the digital/streaming business Long-Range Plan, Annual Operating Plan, Forecasts, and Quarterly Close
Proactively identify, recommend, and drive improvements in existing models and processes
Analyze forecast information to ensure accuracy, identify trends, and develop key storylines
Contribute to the preparation and analysis of the consolidated Annual Operating Plan and Disney Streaming forecasts, including the accompanying senior management presentations
Actively work with key stakeholders, operating groups, and finance team members to improve the effectiveness of the financial planning process, assumptions and results
Organized, self-motivated and comfortable working in a fast-growing environment with multiple stake-holders
Ability to prioritize tasks and multitask in an ambiguous environment
Very strong analytical skills and the ability to identify and resolve issues
High level of proficiency with PowerPoint and Excel
Ability to work cross functionally, managing many stakeholders and building relationships throughout the company
Proactive and creative in approaching problems and presenting financial data
Extremely organized with the ability to prioritize activities, manage timelines, and deal effectively with pressure
A good understanding of the entertainment industry and Direct-to-Consumer business models
Familiarity with working in or with large organizations
Prior experience with financial systems such as SAP
BA/BS (focus on Finance, Accounting, or other quantitative field a plus)
The hiring range for this position in CA is $92,742.00 – $124,400.00 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.
About Disney Entertainment:
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: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. 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 Streaming Services LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Entertainment.
Disney Streaming Services LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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.