Disney ABC Television Group Manager, ABC Finance & Planning in Burbank, California
At Disney ABC/Television Group, you’ll help us tell stories that touch millions of people around the globe and new ways for us to connect with the world. Now is your opportunity to unleash your skills….
The DATG Finance and Planning team is seeking a candidate to assist with segment planning for the Cable (excluding ESPN) and Broadcast Division of the Walt Disney Company. The manager will support and assist in the consolidation and preparation of the Annual Operating Plan, Long Range Plan and Forecasts for DATG. The individual must be comfortable working directly with various groups across DATG as well as senior management. Position requires excellent systems, communication and time management skills, as well as an acute attention to detail.
Support the consolidation and preparation of all DATG executive (CFO/Chairman-level) forecast reporting packages, which include financial reporting and variance analyses
Work across multiple finance teams to lead in the consolidation and analysis of DATG forecast data
Manage the forecast process through the creation of timelines, management of communications and crafting deliverable requirements necessary to support the successful completion of key DATG projects (e.g., Annual Operating Plan, Five Year Strategic Plan, bi-quarterly forecasts)
Manage and develop team
Serve as a reporting superuser for DATG’s COGNOS/TM1 system
Develop and maintain financial planning models
Support the preparation of presentations and ad hoc analyses for senior management
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience.
Advanced financial modeling skills and analytical skills.
Strong technical skills: Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SAP and BW. Experience with Cognos TM1 is a plus.
Deliverable-focused, strong work ethic, able to prioritize and resolve an array of issues simultaneously.
Innovative orientation with a proactive approach to problem solving.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications :
- Previous experience in entertainment industry FP&A a plus
Required Education :
- B.S. degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics.
Preferred Education :
- MBA or CPA preferred
Company Overview :
Disney/ABC Television Group
The Disney/ABC Television Group is composed of the Walt Disney Company’s (NYSE: DIS) global television entertainment and news properties, and owned television stations group. This includes the ABC Television Network, ABC Owned Television Stations Group, ABC News, ABC Studios, Disney Channels Worldwide, Freeform Channel, Radio Disney, as well as Disney/ABC Domestic Television and Disney Media Distribution. The company’s equity interests in A&E Television Networks and Hulu round out the Group’s portfolio of media businesses.
DATG Finance & Planning
The DATG Finance and Planning team manages the overall consolidated financial reporting for the DATG. In addition, the Planning team provides financial support to DATG’s shared services, which includes Digital Media, Broadcast Operations and Engineering and IT.
Job ID: 598163BR
Job Posting Company: Media Networks
ABC, Inc. 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.