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Senior Analyst - Finance

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 774488BR Location Singapore Singapore Business Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Feb. 17, 2021

Job Summary:

The Senior Analyst – Finance role will be part of the Regional Finance team which supports the growing markets of South East Asia, India and Middle East (SAMENA) within the Disney Consumer Products Licensing business
The individual will be based in Singapore, reporting directly to the Senior Finance Manager. He/She will be partnering with the SAMENA Regional team in Category Management and Marketing and responsible to track financial performance and ensure data is captured accurately and timely for analyses and decision-making. The role will be involved in the development and continuous improvement of tracking tools and reports leveraging on systems such as Power BI etc. The individual will also be heavily involved in the financial modelling for new/flexible business models and initiatives

This dynamic role will have close collaboration with the Finance teams in SAMENA markets and APAC clusters with key focus to gather deeper understanding and analytics of data, and sharing of practices and resources. He/She will also be involved in preparing presentation decks to deliver key financial insights to the management. He/She will also need to work closely with Finance Controllers and the Accounting Shared Services team on financial closing & reporting

The individual will have the opportunity to contribute and to support the business to unlock many potential growth opportunities in a diverse market environment

Responsibilities:

  • Support Regional teams in Category Management, Accounts Management and Marketing for tracking financial performance, KPI review with focus to drive revenue growth, including performance of New Business, Direct-to-Retail (DTRs), e-Commerce, Marketing spends across SAMENA markets
  • Develop tools to efficiently track and drive better understanding of performance and metrics
  • Bring performance measurement to a higher level through advance data modelling and visualization (i.e. PowerBI dashboard etc) and to ensure it fits the purpose and requirement of the wider Finance and Commercial Team
  • Work with Data source providers (including DPEP IT team, Shared Accounting team) to ensure financial data accuracy and timeliness
  • Support business team with business cases, financial modelling and value chain analyses for flexible business models, Licensing+ deals across SAMENA such as shopDisney rollout, Vertical Toys distribution, Food & Beverage and Experiential opportunities and others as rolled out by the Business
  • Support in analyzing gap analyses, new business opportunities & initiatives within the markets, interpret and analyze data for Senior Management’s review
  • Build strong relationship with local, regional as well as with global stakeholders across Finance and Business

Basic Qualifications:

  • Strong financial business acumen and partnering skills
  • Able to work both individually and in a large corporate team
  • Strong in data modelling and visualization
  • Strong analytical thinking in both quantitative and qualitative analyses
  • Effective communication with different levels of people
  • Adaptive mindset, resourceful and willing to learn continuously
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience after graduation​​​​​​​
  • A relevant degree in Finance / Accounting​​​​​​​
  • Proven experience and exposure to track financial performance in MNC, with strong focus on business support to commercial executives​​​​​​​
  • Proficient in IT skills, with prior SAP, Cognos experience preferred
  • ​​​​​​​Experience in Regional markets is preferred
The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to be a diverse workforce that is representative of our audiences, and where all can thrive and belong. We are committed to building a team that includes and respects a variety of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

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About Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

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 Parks, Experiences and Products.

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