The Walt Disney Company Associate, International Treasury in Burbank, 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.

The Corporate Treasury Department functions as a financing, financial risk, cash and investment manager for the Walt Disney Company. Disney’s Corporate Treasury has an unparalleled reputation for developing innovative financial risk management techniques, and investment and financing strategies. The International Treasury Group within the Corporate Treasury department is responsible for supporting the Company in achieving its international performance goals and implementation of new business initiatives. In this capacity, the Group is responsible for managing the Company’s global foreign currency risk, international liquidity and repatriation efforts, international financing needs, and support for international investments

The Associate position will support all aspects of the International Treasury Group. Recent projects include: developing a currency risk management program for the construction and acquisition of three new cruise ships, analyzing the role of currency options in the Company’s hedge program, building a long term international cash and tax planning model, and assessing possible locations for the Company’s international Treasury/Financing centers.

Responsibilities : Foreign Exchange Risk Management

  • The Associate will work with Disney’s business units in order to identify and quantify the Company’s foreign exchange risk, including risk from existing operations and new international expansion initiatives.

  • The Associate will analyze global macroeconomic, geopolitical, and market related information in order to help form a Group perspective on currency trends, risks and hedge positions.

  • The Associate will contribute to the efforts of measuring the effectiveness of the Group’s risk management program, the impact on the Company’s financial statements, and implement strategies to improve future effectiveness.

  • The Associate will perform analysis to enhance current risk management practices, develop risk mitigation strategies for new exposures, and look for opportunities to optimize the cost/benefit tradeoff of entering into hedge positions.

  • The Associate will monitor the group’s exposure to financial counterparties and assist in developing models and strategies to mitigate the Company’s risk to those counterparties.

International Responsibilities

  • The Associate will support financing of new or existing international business initiatives through internal or external financing efforts.

  • The Associate will develop effective international liquidity management strategies (taking into account tax, regulatory, and economic considerations) so that international cash can be utilized efficiently and obligations of financing structures are satisfied.

  • The Associate will assess market dynamics in order to determine return requirements for the Company’s businesses across international markets.

  • The Associate will perform analytical and other support for corporate value-adding initiatives and/or business investments

Basic Qualifications :

  • Strong interest in finance and financial markets

  • Minimum of three years of experience in finance

  • General accounting knowledge

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Demonstrated leadership skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills needed to deal effectively with people at all levels of the organization

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including ability to present and influence stakeholders

  • Strong record of academic achievement

Required Education :

  • BA required

Preferred Education :

  • MBA strongly preferred with concentration in Finance

Job ID: 547539BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)