Disney ABC Television Group Senior 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 Disney/ABC Television Group. The senior manager will support and assist in the consolidation and preparation of the Annual Operating Plan, Long Range Plan and Forecasts for DATG. The senior manager will provide DATG-wide analysis on a variety of subjects. 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 :

  • Provide DATG-wide analyses for senior executives

  • 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 :

  • Experience level commensurate with position

  • 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

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: Media Networks