Disney ABC Television Group Senior Financial Analyst 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….

A central part of the Walt Disney Company, the Disney Channels (Disney Channel, Disney Jr., Disney XD) provide a daily touch point for kids around the world to experience our storytelling. Here, you will work alongside the best, chart your own career course and help create the next generation of media and entertainment. It’s an exciting time as we work across multiple platforms all while changing the face of media and you could be a part of the evolution.

The Financial Planning and Analysis group is dedicated to providing high quality information and services to our business partners. We support their decision making process while earning their confidence and respect by efficiently providing and maintaining accurate and timely financial data. We will promote innovation and growth by developing our employees and maximizing technology while maintaining a fun environment.

We are seeking a Senior Financial Analyst that will play a key role within the Financial Planning and Analysis group. Through partnerships with key stakeholders your work will include: updating financial models, reviewing models and plans for accuracy, ensuring timely preparation of forecasts, and effectively communicating any issues or changes. You will be provided an opportunity to demonstrate your ability to act as a change agent by improving and building upon existing planning tools.

Responsibilities :

  • Support coordination and preparation of forecasts, Annual Operating Plans and Five Year Plans

  • Develop, enhance, update and/or maintain financial planning models and Programming Amortization models

  • Support the preparation of cause of change analysis for each forecast, Annual Operating Plan and Five Year Plan

  • Work with key stakeholders, operating groups and finance team members to improve the effectiveness of the financial planning process, assumptions and results

  • Support the preparation of Management reporting and analysis

  • Support and prepare ad hoc special projects, financial analysis and reporting

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum of 2+ years relevant work experience

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

  • Strong technical skills: Microsoft Excel, MS Word, and PowerPoint

  • 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

  • Strong affinity for the Disney brand and its role in the global marketplace

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Previous work experience in financial planning and analysis preferred

  • Experience with SAP preferred

  • Experience with COGNOS a plus

Required Education :

  • B.S. degree in Accounting or Finance

Job ID: 606657BR

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.