The Walt Disney Company Licensing Finance Internship - DCPI, Fall 2017 in Glendale, California

Inspire memories that last a lifetime….That’s what we do at Disney Consumer Products. Join us and be a part of the award-winning team that brings Disney characters and their stories to life in the homes of consumers of all ages….

Who we are…

The Disney Professional Internships program offers a unique opportunity to explore the world of Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media (DCPI) in a seasonal, paid assignment with meaningful and productive projects that allow you to build your resume. You will be provided with challenging projects, performance feedback, valuable networking opportunities, and many educational and social opportunities.

Responsibilities : Make an impact by…

The Undergraduate Associate assists the Licensing Finance team in forecasting, planning, and various financial analyses in support of the licensing business across multiple Disney brands and categories. The individual will also have the opportunity to assist on business development projects, and occasionally partner with licensing business teams.

A Day in the Life…

Financial Planning & Analysis:

  • Support the financial planning process of licensing, including annual budget and quarterly forecasts

  • Utilize system tools (InVision, COGNOS, LRS) to consolidate reports, identify variances and provide supporting analyses

  • Assist in the consolidation and preparation of summaries and presentation decks for executive review

  • Utilize system databases to customize reports, retrieve financial data, and perform analyses on historical data and trends

  • Support the continuous improvement of operational efficiencies by streamlining processes and enhancing reporting automation

Business Development:

  • Assist in various business development projects – such as general industry research, benchmarking, business valuation, ROI analyses, and business modeling

  • Utilize business intelligence tools and databases to perform statistical and financial analyses

  • Develop ad hoc analyses to support licensing business as needed

Basic Qualifications :

What we’re looking for…

  • Previous professional internship/work experience

  • Working knowledge of Excel, including formulas and pivot tables

  • Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint and Word

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Quick and eager learner with “can-do” attitude

  • Hardworking, proactive and passionate individual

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Keen interest in Consumer Products industry

Preferred Qualifications :

Also a plus…

  • Advanced skills with Excel (Pivot, Functions, Charts, Macro) and PowerPoint

  • Experience in financial modeling

  • Experience with financial systems

Required Education :

  • Working toward an undergraduate degree in Business, Finance, Economics or another analytical discipline

  • Currently enrolled in as a Junior or Senior in a college or university

  • Minimum GPA of 3.5

Additional Information :

Program Eligibility

  • Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Must not have completed one year of continuous employment on a Disney internship or program

  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization

  • Must provide part-time work availability (20-24 hours per week) from September through December

  • Must provide own transportation to/from work. Position is located in Glendale, CA.

The Walt Disney Company is the global leader in high-quality entertainment and innovative technology. Begin a career that delivers unparalleled creative content and experiences to audiences around the world.

The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job ID: 475639BR

Location: Glendale,California

Job Posting Company: Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media