The Walt Disney Company Senior Financial Analyst in Burbank, 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!

Adventures by Disney provides immersive, family-focused vacation experiences that connect our Guests to the stories of the world, created especially for the families and bringing Disney magic to our guests vacationing around the globe in 27 different locations on five continents.

The Adventures By Disney Finance Team has an immediate opening for a Sr. Financial Analyst. We are looking for a strong contributor to provide business development support and related financial analysis as well as support ongoing Finance Department roles and responsibilites. This Glendale, CA-based position is an intergral part of a team that provides strategic and financial leadership in the evaluation and resolution of core business issues, and specifically, in the new business development and growth initiatives for Adventures By Disney.

Responsibilities :

  • Collaborating with AbD Marketing and New Vacation Operations teams in the business development and evaluation of AbD growth iniatives.

  • Partner with AbD Manager of Finance, Operations Destination and Marketing / Sales Managers to help define and implement scope and responsibility of business development work.

  • Developing strategic and financial analyses to evaluate on-going and new business initiatives and preparing competitive research and analysis to provide insights from industry practices.

  • Developing and implementing framework and work plans for the integration of new business startups or acquisitions.

  • Creating and delivering presentations to effectively communicate business plans for various growth initiatives and for other related business intiative projects.

  • Maintaining and updating key ABD business and trending materials necessary to support review of past and future business performance.

  • Support the AbD Finance Departement for key routine work processes such as Annual Operating plan, Long Term Plan and Monthly forecast.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience with growing responsibility in Finance or Business Development and strategic planning.

  • Proven advanced Excel modeling skills with ability to create and or work with dynamic and complex pro forma and investment Excel models.

  • Demonstrated ability to design, prepare and present compelling Powerpoint presentations with appropriate content and focus for a variety of executive audiences.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform ad hoc analysis in a fast-paced dynamic environment and ability to work with a sence of urgency and curiosty.

  • Strong written, verbal communication and critical thinking skills.

  • Demontrated ability to drive results through a proactive approach to problem solving along with a strong business process and operations orientation.

  • Excellent team player with solid interpersonal, organizational and partnership skills.

  • Proven ability to analyze and synthesize information from a variety of internal and public financial sources (10K, Company Profit and Loss, Balance Sheet and Cash flow Statements) into a concise story and communicate it effectively

  • Strong interest and or past experience in the travel industry

  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principals (GAAP).

  • Ability to conceptualize high level growth concepts and create appropriate level of work plan to evaluate and present.

Required Education :

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a Finance/Accounting discipline

Preferred Education :

  • MBA, CPA or Master’s Degree in Finance

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: 530959BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts