Financial Planning Analyst

Job Description
At Disney, we're storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.
Working closely with Finance leaders in both Corporate as well as across the Disney businesses, Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis is responsible for the analysis of key financial plans for The Walt Disney Company, including annual operating and strategy plans, quarterly and annual earnings and cash flow forecasts, and business cases for all major capital projects. The team is also responsible for monitoring of segment/business unit operating performance, as well as executing special projects at the request of the CFO.
The Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis team partners with Corporate Strategy to analyze and review the Company's long-term plans for our various business operations, including a valuation analysis of each of the Company's lines of business.
The group is also charged with developing presentations for Corporate senior leaders and the Board of Directors regarding the company's financial performance, business trends and capital investment. In addition, Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis works closely with our Investor Relations and Public Relations Departments with respect to our ongoing investor and financial communications.
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Posting Company
Corporate/Shared Services
Additional Information
This position is a legal entity of The Walt Disney Company, an equal opportunity employer.
Reports to a Manager of Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis
Basic Qualifications
1-2 years of prior work experience preferredBackground in the media and entertainment industry is a plus, but is not required
Must possess strong quantitative and analytical skills combined with solid business and financial acumen
Strong relationship building skills and a highly professional "client service orientation"
Must be an excellent team player who possesses solid interpersonal and organizational skills
Excellent communicator in both oral and written settings
Flexible, "special-projects" orientation coupled with solid multi-tasking abilities
High energy level; strong work ethic
Self-driven, independent thinker
Results-oriented, decisive
Required Education
Must possess a Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business Administration or related field
Primary Location-Postal Code
91521
Responsibilities
Perform analysis for a range of Corporate Financial Planning deliverables for Senior Management, including:
Annual forecasts
Annual and Five Year operating and strategy plans
Capital budget and investment requests
Generate weekly performance updates for Senior Management updates
Support development of financial updates for the Board of Directors
Engage in ad-hoc financial analysis for Senior Management as require
Preparation of forecasts, annual operating plans and five-year plans for the segments supported
Ad hoc analytics as requested by the department stakeholders
Job Posting Industries
Corporate
Company Overview
At Corporate, you'll team with the best in the business to build one of the most innovative global businesses in any industry. Uniquely positioned at the center of an exciting, multi-faceted Company, the forward-thinkers at Disney Corporate constantly pursue new ideas and technologies to help the Company's many businesses drive value, all the while gaining something valuable from the experience themselves. Come see the most interesting Company from the most interesting point of view.
A diversified, international family entertainment and media company whose operations include theme parks and resorts, filmed entertainment, including motion pictures and television shows, home video and DVD products, records, broadcast and cable networks, internet and direct marketing, consumer products, radio and television stations, theatrical productions and publishing activities.
Job Description
At Disney, we're storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.
Working closely with Finance leaders in both Corporate as well as across the Disney businesses, Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis is responsible for the analysis of key financial plans for The Walt Disney Company, including annual operating and strategy plans, quarterly and annual earnings and cash flow forecasts, and business cases for all major capital projects. The team is also responsible for monitoring of segment/business unit operating performance, as well as executing special projects at the request of the CFO.
The Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis team partners with Corporate Strategy to analyze and review the Company's long-term plans for our various business operations, including a valuation analysis of each of the Company's lines of business.
The group is also charged with developing presentations for Corporate senior leaders and the Board of Directors regarding the company's financial performance, business trends and capital investment. In addition, Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis works closely with our Investor Relations and Public Relations Departments with respect to our ongoing investor and financial communications.
Employment Type
Full Time
Additional Information
This position is a legal entity of The Walt Disney Company, an equal opportunity employer.
Reports to a Manager of Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis
Basic Qualifications
1-2 years of prior work experience preferredBackground in the media and entertainment industry is a plus, but is not required
Must possess strong quantitative and analytical skills combined with solid business and financial acumen
Strong relationship building skills and a highly professional "client service orientation"
Must be an excellent team player who possesses solid interpersonal and organizational skills
Excellent communicator in both oral and written settings
Flexible, "special-projects" orientation coupled with solid multi-tasking abilities
High energy level; strong work ethic
Self-driven, independent thinker
Results-oriented, decisive
Required Education
Must possess a Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business Administration or related field
Responsibilities
Perform analysis for a range of Corporate Financial Planning deliverables for Senior Management, including:
Annual forecasts
Annual and Five Year operating and strategy plans
Capital budget and investment requests
Generate weekly performance updates for Senior Management updates
Support development of financial updates for the Board of Directors
Engage in ad-hoc financial analysis for Senior Management as require
Preparation of forecasts, annual operating plans and five-year plans for the segments supported
Ad hoc analytics as requested by the department stakeholders



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