The Walt Disney Company Senior 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.

The DCPI Controllership team is primarily responsible for managing the business units’ accounting activities for Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media, including implementing efficient and effective systems and processes. This role, supporting the Games LOB, has interaction with a broad array of corporate and segment management personnel. It represents a unique opportunity to provide accounting and business unit industry expertise on key business initiatives and special projects within the Company.

Responsibilities : Reporting to the Manager, Financial Accounting, this position will be primarily responsible for the following key functions:

  • Preparation, coordination, review and analysis of the management reporting processes for month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closes for the Games business

  • Responsible for the day-to-day general ledger activities for the Games business in accordance with company accounting policies and procedures

  • Provide monthly and quarterly close assistance including journal entry preparation for other accounting team members, including quarterly accrual entries

  • Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Assist management with ad hoc requests/special projects

  • Work closely with Finance to develop and refine relevant processes

  • Walkthrough financials with accounting and business unit managers and address any questions and issues

  • Research and prepare explanations for balance sheet and income statement variances

  • Implement process improvements, achieve efficiencies, and provide value-added services to stakeholders

Basic Qualifications :

  • 3 – 5 years of Month End Close/GL Accounting/Reporting Experience

  • Attention to detail and follow through on issues to completion

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills

  • Ability to adapt quickly and learn new tasks independently

  • Month end close and reporting experience

  • Effective communication skills (written & verbal)

  • Ability to succeed in a team environment

  • Customer-service oriented

  • Excellent organization skills

  • High proficiency with Excel and SAP

Preferred Qualifications :

  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred

Required Education :

  • B.A. or B.S. in Finance/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.

Job ID: 546022BR

Location: Glendale,California

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)