Disney Parks, Experiences and Products (DPEP) brings stories and characters to life through innovative and engaging physical products and digital experiences across more than 100 categories, from toys and t-shirts to apps, books, console games and much more. The business is home to world-class teams of app and game developers, licensing and retail experts, leading retail and e-commerce businesses - Disney store and ~~~ - as well as renowned artists, storytellers and technologists who inspire imaginations around the world.
Disney Publishing Worldwide develops original, award-winning Learning and Storytelling content for Disney, Marvel, Lucas and own-created brands, which fuels both DPEP and TWDC. It is considered the largest children's publishing brand in the world.
The Publishing Finance team is seeking a motivated Senior Financial Analyst to support the FP&A and ad hoc analysis functions of the vertical businesses within Disney Publishing Worldwide.
Support planning across key business cycles: Annual Operating Plan, Long-Term Strategic Plan, Monthly Forecasts and Monthly/Quarterly Close, including the preparation of presentations to Publishing and DPEP Executive teams and financial deliverables to Disney Publishing Global teams
Support all aspects of the P&L, including revenues, costs and managed operating income as well as inventory management of the vertical businesses globally
Be the key Finance liaison to editorial and production teams and review title acquisition and Call-to-Print P&Ls
Perform ad-hoc benchmark reporting and deep dive analysis to support business growth strategies
Maintain and streamline current financial reports, and develop new tools to provide business insights and enable decision support for both Finance and Operations
Utilize multiple systems and tools, including Excel, PowerPoint, TM1, Cognos and SAP
Drive efficiency through process improvements, including constant update, revision and creation of financial models, templates and planning process
Report directly to a Finance Manager
3+ years of Financial, Planning & Analysis work experience
Demonstrated strong organizational skills with attention to detail and deliverable timeline
Solid analytical and problem solving skills
Proficiency in MS applications, specially Excel and PowerPoint; prior experience with COGNOS and SAP preferred
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Understanding of balance sheet, income statement and cash flow drivers
Ability to multi-task, work well under pressure and prioritize work with tight deadlines
Able to work autonomously, take directions and inputs from partners locally and remotely
Willingness to take on initiatives and learn new systems and applications
Be a team player and build strong relationships across Finance teams, lines of business and Publishing community
Job ID: 824873BR
Location: Lake Buena Vista,Florida
Job Posting Company: Parks, Experiences and Products
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