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Financial Analyst - 6 months contract

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 764180BR Location Singapore Singapore Business Direct-to-Consumer and International Date posted Aug. 03, 2020

Job Summary:

Reporting to the DSS Finance Manager, this role will support budgeting, forecasting and reporting on financial, subscriber and other key operational information for SEA activities to local management, regional and Global teams as required. The role also includes working with local Controllership to manage the integrity of the GL, ensuring the appropriate financial controls and accounting policies are applied within the business unit.


Core Finance
  • Working with stake holders in understanding cost drivers and assumptions
  • Setting up processes for tracking of spends vs budgets
  • Work with local controllership to ensure appropriate financial controls and accounting policies of TWDC are applied/adhered to.
  • Working with Accounting, the ASC and Controllership SAS to ensure accuracy of financial information including provisions for statutory and management accounts
  • Support in the development of budgets, financial plans, and subscriber modelling for cyclical forecasts, AOP and 5YP purposes
  • Prepare and publish financial/management reports including key business KPIs (Subscriber reporting, cost of acquisition, etc.) to assess health of business.
Quarter Close and Reporting
  • Coordinate with the functions to ensure timely booking of expenses and submissions of accruals within the deadlines
  • Work with Accounting, ASC and Controllership to ensure accurate and timely quarter end reporting
  • Coordinate with the reporting and business teams in the US to understand reporting requirement and ensure timely deliverables
  • Prepare and publish financial/management reports including key business KPIs (Subscriber reporting, cost of acquisition, etc.) to assess health of business.

Basic Qualifications:

Graduate from accredited university and qualified accountant (Chartered Accountant / CIMA / CPA or equivalent)
  • 2 to 5 years’ experience in Finance and Accounting
  • Previous experience with an MNC
  • Fluency in English and local language
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of Streaming and Media Distribution viewed favourably
Technical Skills
  • Strong technical skills – accounting, financial planning and presentation skills
  • Advanced Excel and Powerpoint skills
  • Good interpersonal skills – ability to converse with teams across functions
  • Solid working knowledge of SAP and Cognos
  • Sound knowledge of US GAAP
Business Skills
  • Business & Industry Acumen
  • Excellent communication esp. written and presentation
  • Customer Focus
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building and Influencing
  • Team Working
  • Results orientated

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 (Southeast Asia) Pte. Limited, which is part of a business segment we call Direct-to-Consumer and International.

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