The Walt Disney Company Cash Analyst in London, United Kingdom
We are seeking an experienced candidate to fill the permanent position of Cash Analyst, based in Hammersmith London.
The successful candidate will support all the corporate cash management activities across all lines of business and territories covered by the EMEA shared service centre. In addition to completing daily/monthly/quarterly tasks the Cash Analyst will work with the senior Cash Accountant to identify and implement process improvements propose technical solutions and deploy automated processes.
The Analyst is responsible for monitoring and controlling data interfaces, analysing unreconciled bank transactions and providing accurate reporting to the business. Due to the complexity of this role, large volume of data, different data flows and formats, and the dependence on supporting third parties, it is essential for the Analyst to understand the underlying processes. This includes billing, credit management and vendor management.
Complete daily /weekly/monthly reconciliations
Investigate and resolve open variances or discrepancies on reconciliations
Ensure that all reporting packages are submitted accurately and timely on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis
Analyse current processes across EMEA including local teams to identify training, policy and procedure changes, and process improvement opportunities
Assist with analysing, automating and streamlining the cash management processes, including the migration of new lines of business, to improve the overall effectiveness and efficiency of operations
Assist with the year-end financial audit and testing of SOX controls
Assist with special projects, investigations and financial analyses, as required
Basic Qualifications :
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related business field
Previous experience of Treasury, Financial, or Accounting experience required
Working towards or Part-qualified ACCA or CIMA or ACT desirable
Possess good business judgement and strong systems and analytical skills
Competencies required: organized, accurate, analytical, collaborative, excellent communication skills, process re-engineering, time management
Knowledge of and working experience with a reconciliation and matching solution; preferably using FiServ – Frontier and Recollector, Blackline, or Trintech type solutions.
Strong technical accounting knowledge with attention to detail and accuracy and timeliness
Strong interpersonal skills to establish effective working relationships within the organization
Ability to work under pressure and to report to tight deadlines
Strong ability to troubleshoot and process re-engineer utilising complex systems and tools
Demonstrated advanced level use of Excel with knowledge of building of Macros and Visio process flowing
Persistence in pushing through modifications in particular with local teams and third parties
Company Overview :
Disney's corporate team supports creative, technology and business priorities across the entire company in the UK & Ireland. With a portfolio that spans television, leisure and travel, movies, live entertainment, music, product / licensing, retail, gaming and online amongst others, this team has the opportunity to experience the full breadth and scope of The Walt Disney Company. The team works at the heart of Disney's businesses, in a wide range of fields including Strategic Marketing, Corporate Communication, Shared Accounting and Finance, HR, IT and Sourcing & Procurement.
Job ID: 554886BR
Location: London,United Kingdom
Job Posting Company: Walt Disney International