Disney ABC Television Group Senior Financial Analyst in Burbank, California

The ABC Entertainment Group Finance & Planning team provides high quality financial support to ABCEG internal management as well as key business partners across the Walt Disney Co. It helps support the decision making process by tracking, maintaining, forecasting show-level and company-level financial data. Also, it promotes innovation and growth by developing its employees and maximizing efficiencies.

Position Summary

Create, monitor and maintain financial models that project show-level financial data and support the forecasting, budgeting and long range planning functions for ABC Studios. Individual must be comfortable working directly with senior management and also with the various distribution groups across the Walt Disney Company (ABC Entertainment, Domestic & International Television, Home Entertainment and Digital Media). Candidate will also support special projects on an ad-hoc basis. Position requires excellent communication, interpersonal, time management skills and acute attention to detail.

Responsibilities :

  • Forecasts / AOP / Long Range Plan ā€“ Support coordination and preparation of forecasts, Annual Operating Plans and 5 Year Plans for ABCEG.

  • Prepare/update detailed financial ultimate models to provide operational decision support for ad hoc show P&Lā€™s.

  • Systems Support ā€“ Maintain financial planning models in Cognos for quarter closes. Lead further development of the Cognos system for forecast/long range plan purposes.

  • Become deal expert on all ABC Studios Drama and Marvel shows

  • Own Domestic and International revenue/expense planning across all ABC Studios titles

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum of 2 to 3 + years relevant work experience.

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to identify and resolve issues.

  • Strong technical skills: Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, SAP, BW. Intermediate to advanced excel modeling skills is a plus. Experience with Cognos 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 work experience in FP&A is a must-have, experience within television or film FP&A is a plus.

  • Public accounting experience is a plus.

Preferred Education :

  • B.S. degree in Accounting or Finance.

Job ID: 620211BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

ABC Cable Networks Group 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.