The Walt Disney Company Senior Financial Analyst in Anaheim, California

“We create happiness.” That’s our motto at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. And it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you’ll help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen!

Provide strategic and analytical support for Disneyland Resort Experience Integration and support the business strategies and initiatives intended to help grow and improve the end-to-end guest and cast experience. Develop the AOP, Five Year Plan, and forecasts in addition to property related pro formas. Develop and deliver presentations on complex analyses and initiatives.

Responsibilities :

  • Financially support DLR Experience Integration businesses, which could include Park Operations & Training, Entertainment Support Services, Program Management, Events Operations, Workforce Management, F&B / Merchandise, Industrial Engineering & Ops Planning, Security, and Resort Transportion & Parking

  • Partner with Experience Integration leadership to define, plan and prioritize Disneyland Resort growth and productivity strategies. Lead and coordinate project work, collaborating with business areas to determine resource needs, recommend solutions and drive site strategy

  • Seek out opportunities for increased efficiency initiatives. Work collaboratively with Experience Integration partners to develop strategies that increase overall organizational effectiveness and financial profitability

  • Assist in financial planning and processes for Experience Integration businesses; includes Long Term Plan, Annual Operating Plan, and monthly forecasts

  • Provide analytical support and thought leadership to drive various business analyses and ad hoc projects

  • Regularly interact with executives and senior management on matters concerning multiple functional areas, divisions and/or clients

  • Prepare comprehensive business reviews and updates to Executive-level audiences

Basic Qualifications :

  • Demonstrated success in understanding and presenting complex business issues and identifying creative solutions

  • Demonstrated proficiency in pro forma development, quantitative analysis, and financial modeling

  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills, as well as continuous improvement skills

  • Exceptional presentation, verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines, handle multiple priorities and perform job responsibilities accurately while working in a fast-paced and vibrant environment

  • 2-5 years of work experience with financial planning and reporting systems

  • SAP, Excel, and PowerPoint proficiency

  • Experience in annual budgeting, forecasting, variance analysis and financial analysis

  • Strong partnering skills and the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues from multiple business areas and various levels of management

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Prior WDP&R experience, especially in finance, business development and/or strategy roles

  • Ability to deliver presentations and communication to audiences of all levels persuasively, articulately and with full command of the topic

  • Excellent communication, presentation, influencing and strategic thinking skills; ability to translate a concept into the financial elements and explain to multiple stakeholders within the organization

Required Education :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Finance, Accounting or equivalent

Company Overview :

The Walt Disney Company is a world-class entertainment and technological leader. Walt’s passion was to continuously envision new ways to move audiences around the world—a passion that remains our touchstone in an enterprise that stretches from theme parks, resorts and a cruise line to sports, news, movies and a variety of other businesses. Uniting each endeavor is a commitment to creating and delivering unforgettable experiences — and we’re constantly looking for new ways to enhance these exciting experiences. Bring your individual talents here and discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

“It takes people to make the dream a reality.” Walt was on to something when he said that, and it continues to ring true today. No matter the stage in your career, being a part of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts means being a part of a team where you help bring innovation to life through unsurpassed products, services and most importantly remarkable experiences. As a Cast Member you are the steward and connection to our legacy and the backbone of our thriving innovations. Join our team and watch your dreams come true.

Additional Information :

This position is a legal entity of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, an equal opportunity employer.

Job ID: 532579BR

Location: Anaheim,California

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts