Manager, Finance Job Opening

Manager, Finance

Disney Parks, Experiences and Products

Glendale, California

The Manager, Global Finance will be responsible for providing analytical support and execution of the worldwide strategic planning, budgeting and forecasting processes. He/she will also support and/or undertake ad hoc projects from beginning to an end.

The position will report to Sr Manager, Global Finance

Responsibilities :
Strategic Planning and ad hoc analysis
  • Support the 5YP strategic process (i.e. financial consolidation, deck preparation)
  • Develop competitive analysis, market research and benchmarking analytics
  • Support the development of new revenue opportunities across franchises and/or regions (i.e white space category opportunities, business models, value capture and market share analytics, marketing investments)
  • Develop and share best practices globally

Forecast, Planning and Analysis (FP&A)
  • Support the Global budget, forecast and close processes including financial modeling and deck preparation
  • Actively participate in quarter-close processes. Prepare roll-up schedules and executive presentations highlighting quarterly key performance drivers
  • Complete Divisional and Corporate requests: Monthly, quarterly and ad hoc
  • Track and report new business initiatives across regions and franchises
  • Support the development and reporting of Global KPIs (i.e. region, franchise, product category, revenue / HC)
  • Assist and support the global consolidation team in other ad hoc projects such as cost base review across regions, licensee rationalization and SKU efficiency

Basic Qualifications :
  • 5-8 years of Corporate Finance on budgeting, forecasting, business development/planning and overall financial analysis
  • Preferred consumer product background
  • Exceptional written & verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and lead others in day-to-day assignments and complex projects
  • Strong computer skills/abilities – exp. MS Office (Excel & PowerPoint) & Cognos
  • SAP background a plus
  • Requires enthusiastic, driven, self-motivated individual who is capable of working with individuals at all levels in the organization

Required Education :
  • BS in Finance or related field (Accounting, Economics, etc.)

Preferred Education :
  • MBA preferred