Senior Financial Analyst, Publishing Global Consolidation Job at Disney Publishing Worldwide – 4.3 in Lake Buena Vista, FL

Job Summary:
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 shopDisney.com – 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.

We are seeking a motivated Senior Financial Analyst to be an integral part of the global FP&A function of Disney Publishing Worldwide.

Support planning across key business cycles: Annual Operating Plan, Long-Term Strategic Plan, Monthly Forecasts and Quarter Close, including the preparation of presentations to Publishing and DPEP Executive teams

Support all aspects of the P&L, including revenues, costs and managed operating income

Maintain and streamline current financial reports, and develop new tools to provide business insights and enable decision support for both Finance and Operations

Perform ad-hoc benchmark reporting and deep dive analysis to support business growth strategies

Utilization of multiple systems and tools, including Excel, PowerPoint, Invision, Cognos and SAP, as well as partnering across functions and disciplines

A key liaison in ensuring the financial deliverables to Disney Publishing Global teams and business partners are accurate and timely

Drive efficiency through process improvements, including constant update, revision and creation of financial models and templates

Build key relationships across lines of business to coordinate best practice sharing

Report directly to a Finance Manager

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required (preferably in Finance or equivalent)

3 to 5 years of Financial, Planning & Analysis work experience

Demonstrated strong organizational skills with attention to detail and deliverable timeline

Solid analytical and problem solving skills

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

Advanced Excel and PowerPoint ability; SAP and Cognos experience preferred

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree required (preferably in Finance or equivalent)

About the Company

Company: Disney Publishing Worldwide – 4.3

Company Location:  Lake Buena Vista, FL

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