The Walt Disney Company Sr Financial Accounting Analyst in Glendale, California

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.

Enterprise Financial Services is dedicated to providing high quality information and services to our business partners. This position supports the Studio Segment within Enterprise Financial Services. We support their decision-making process while earning their confidence and respect by efficiently reporting and maintaining accurate and timely financial data. Our vision is to be the global leader in providing financial and technical expertise. We promote innovation and growth by developing our employees and maximizing technology while maintaining a fun environment.

Reporting to the Manager of Music Accounting, the Senior Financial Accounting Analyst (SFAA) will be responsible for various key functions that support the quarter-close and year-end close processes including but not limited to the analysis of key accounting reserves, balance sheet reconciliations, and the preparation of Studio Financial Reporting deliverables. The SFAA will be responsible for the calculation, analysis, and presentation of the obsolescence reserve, music royalty liability, and other various accruals. In addition, the SFAA will work with our Finance counterparts to help ensure that all financial statements are in accordance with US GAAP and to provide accounting support, where needed.

Responsibilities :

  • Analysis of the Music’s group P&L, Balance Sheet and Margin

  • Preparation and analysis of Walt Disney Record Label domestic royalty accrual

  • Preparation and analysis of the Music Royalty Liability

  • Work on various ad-hoc reporting and projects for Management

  • Preparation of quarter close entries including; Revenue accruals, Inventory and Obsolescence, and Audit Reserve.

  • Establish an environment of continuous improvement to identify, develop and implement process changes to increase accuracy of our financial records and efficiency of our processes

  • Support the music royalty system implementation

Basic Qualifications :

  • Effective communication skills (written & verbal)

  • Excellent knowledge of accounting principles and internal controls

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills

  • Ability to succeed in a team environment

  • Customer-service oriented

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Ability to adapt quickly and learn new tasks independently

  • Excellent organization skills

  • Ability to manage competing priorities

  • Ability to analyze and resolve issues from multiple stakeholders

Required Education :

  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Accounting

  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred

  • 3-4 years accounting experience, preferably in both public and private accounting

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.

Additional Information :

This position is a legal entity of The Walt Disney Company, an equal opportunity employer.

Job ID: 476633BR

Location: Glendale,California

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)