Full Time Job

Senior Financial Analyst


New York, NY 06-20-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

The Walt Disney Company's Direct-To-Consumer & International (DTCI) is a global business segment for The Walt Disney Company with the mission of providing consumers around the world access to the content they want most, on the latest platforms, at a time of rapidly-evolving consumer habits. Combining the Company's direct-to-consumer streaming services – ESPN+, Disney+ and Hulu -- alongside Disney's international media businesses, DTCI aligns cutting-edge technology with world-class content and beloved brands to expand the Company's global footprint and deliver highly-personalized entertainment experiences to diverse consumers around the world.

The role requires a proactive approach with strong strategic, analytical, Excel and PowerPoint skills. The SFA will need to be comfortable with large amounts of data and able to analyze proficiently in order to derive succinct conclusions and drive actionable insights. The individual must possess the ability to interface effectively with various levels of management, ranging from executives to business team managers. A successful candidate will be able to confidently navigate an ever changing, dynamic environment and seek opportunities to drive efficient processes and challenge the status quo.

• Support business and finance teams to evaluate performance of the physical and digital transactional businesses, identify growth opportunities and optimize operational efficiencies
• Evaluate new business opportunities and participate in building business plans for key strategic initiatives
• Conduct thoughtful historical and projection analyses and to translate data into business insights
• Develop market projection for domestic and international content distribution businesses, ranging from theatrical to in-home windows
• Support preparation of financial Forecasts, AOP and Five Year Plan
• Leverage financial systems to pull data and conduct financial analyses
• Collaborate and partner with relevant stakeholders to ensure timely submission of deliverables

Basic Qualifications:
• 3+ years overall work experience
• Prior experience in strategic / business planning or finance
• Ability to create dynamic and detailed financial models to evaluate different operating scenarios
• Significant analytical and financial modeling experience as well as exceptional Excel and PowerPoint skills
• Ability to solve complex business challenges with high level of ambiguity
• Excellent communication skills, including creating and delivering executive-level presentations
• Ability to work cross functionally, managing many stakeholders and building solid relationships throughout the company
• Highly collaborative and team-oriented work style
• Extremely organized with the ability to prioritize activities, manage timelines, and deal effectively with pressure
• Ability to take ownership of tasks and see them through to completion in a fast-paced environment

Preferred Qualifications:
• A solid understanding of the film industry and business models
• Experience with physical and digital worldwide content distribution
• Familiarity with working in or with large organizations
• Prior experience with financial systems such as SAP and Cognos
• Experience with data analytics using SQL, Python, Access

Required Education
• BA/BS from a top tier undergraduate school (Focus on Finance, Accounting, or other quantitative field a plus)

Company Profile
Disney Streaming Services is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ and Disney+.