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.

This position is primarily responsible for assisting the Managers and Senior Manager of Enterprise Compliance and Controls with the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Section 404 compliance program, including performing testing of key controls across the Direct-to-Consumer and International, Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products, Media Networks, Studio Entertainment and Corporate/Shared Services segments along with supervising Financial Analysts of the department. Work in a team-oriented, project driven environment with business unit leaders to improve the internal control environment. In addition, may assist with other related compliance activities.

Responsibilities : The position will be primarily responsible for the following key functions:

  • SOX 404 testing of entity and business-unit level controls across all segments, as well as controls relating to front-of-house revenue and cost cycles

  • Partnering with business units on other SOX 404 related efforts, such as documentation (e.g. walkthroughs, narratives and flowcharts) of in-scope processes, identification of key controls, and developing remediation processes for control deficiencies

  • Assisting with maintenance of the SOX 404 software including uploading required control documentation and test results, running quarterly and annual reports, and monitoring business units’ quarterly certification

  • Supporting the Financial Analysts and Managers on special projects assigned

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum experience of two years in accounting or auditing with a large multi-national company or Big 4 accounting firm

  • A strong understanding of internal controls and control environments

  • Ability to assess and prioritize financial statement risk and internal controls across multiple segments and business units

  • Possess good quantitative and analytical skills

  • Possess good interpersonal skills to build business relationships

  • Ability to interact with all levels of management

  • Ability to work in a highly organized and efficient manner, and a driver that can take projects to completion in a timely manner.

  • Must be an excellent team player who possesses solid interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Flexible, “special-projects” orientation coupled with solid multi-tasking abilities

  • High energy level; strong work ethic

  • Ability to travel for business as needed

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Previous experience with internal controls and/or Sarbanes Oxley

Required Education :

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

Preferred Education :

  • CPA or equivalent experience

Job ID: 572823BR

Location: Glendale,California

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)