Disney ABC Television Group Senior Financial Analyst, DATG Segment 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 create new ways for us to connect with the world. Now is your opportunity to unleash your skills…. The Disney/ABC Television Group is composed of the Walt Disney Company’s (NYSE: DIS) global entertainment and news television properties, owned television stations group, as well as radio and publishing businesses. This includes the ABC Television Network, ABC Owned Television Stations Group, ABC News, ABC Studios, Disney Channels Worldwide, ABC Family, Radio Disney, as well as Disney/ABC Domestic Television and Disney Media Distribution. The company’s equity interest in A&E Television Networks round out the Group’s portfolio of media businesses.

The Finance & Planning team is seeking a candidate to assist with the financial planning and analysis for DATG’s segment planning team. The position will support and assist in the consolidation and preparation of the Annual Operating Plan, Long Range Plan and Forecasts for segment level executive review (e.g. CFO/Chairman). 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.

Responsibilities : Planning Consolidations

  • Support the preparation of all DATG executive FP&A reporting packages (forecast, AOP and LRP), which include financial reporting and variance analyses

  • Work across multiple finance teams to assist in the consolidation and analysis of DATG forecast data

  • Develop and maintain financial planning and consolidation models

  • Aid in the preparation of presentations and ad hoc analyses for senior management

  • Provide COGNOS support and analytical skills

  • Assist with other Planning functions such as Capital, SG&A and Headcount planning

  • Liaison to Corporate FP&A and TWDC Investor Relations for regular deliverables and request

Basic Qualifications :

  • 3-5 years relevant work experience

  • Strong financial modeling skills and analytical skills

  • Advanced technical skills: Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. 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

Job ID: 597843BR

Location: Burbank,California

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.