Wednesday , March 29 2023

Careers at Disney – Financial Accounting Analyst

Website The Walt Disney Company

Job Description:

The Controllership team is primarily responsible for managing the business units’ accounting activities for the Disney Parks, Experiences & Products segment, including implementing efficient and effective systems and processes. This role, supporting the Publishing businesses, has interaction with a broad array of corporate and segment management personnel. It represents a unique opportunity to provide accounting and business unit industry expertise on key initiatives and special projects within the Company.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Research and prepare explanations for balance sheet and income statement variances related to revenue and COGS, returns reserves, obsolescence reserves, and related financial statement line items
  • Assist management with ad hoc requests/special projects
  • Work closely with Finance to develop and refine relevant processes to achieve efficiencies
  • Responsible for the day-to-day general ledger, inventory, and cost accounting activities for the vertical Publishing business
  • Review and update documentation of business processes, and ensure compliance with key controls
  • Provide monthly and quarterly close assistance for other accounting team members
  • Assist in the preparation, coordination, review and analysis of the inventory reporting processes for month-end and quarter-end with focus on management, segment, and corporate deliverables
  • Prepare income statement and balance sheet analysis

Job Requirements:

  • Inventory and cost accounting experience
  • Experience with SAP or other Enterprise accounting systems
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills, proficiency in tools allowing processing of massive data sets (Excel, Access, SQL)

Qualification & Experience:

  • Demonstrate strong ownership and accountability
  • Excellent organization skills and effective communication skills (written & verbal)
  • Strong problem solving, decision making, and continuous process improvement skills
  • Ability to work proactively, independently, and as a strategic partner in a team environment
  • Ability to thrive in a strategic and creative environment which requires rapid learning, being flexible with work schedule, and prioritizing under tight deadlines
  • Demonstrate understanding of US GAAP Financial Statements

Job Details:

Company: The Walt Disney Company

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Glendale, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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