Sr Financial Analyst

25 Sep 2019
24 Oct 2019
Contract type
Full time
Job Summary:

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.
This Senior Financial Analyst role provides day–to–day financial support and analysis for Disney Parks, Experience and Products Technology and Digital. This position will partner closely with project teams to develop pro forma financial analyses and capital authorization requests (CARs) for capital investments, as well as provide other day–to–day financial management support.


  • Partner with Technology project teams to prepare pro forma analyses and develop capital authorization requests (CARs)
  • Prepares and presents financial reports and analyses to Finance and Technology senior leadership, as well as other project stakeholders
  • Prepares and presents financial packages/decks
  • Proactively answers and makes recommendations regarding client questions
  • Ensures accuracy of all financial information included in pro forma financial analyses and capital authorization requests (CARs)
  • Develops a strong understanding of the supported business area(s) and the ability to proactively provide and analyze data before it's requested and gather agreement with all partners on relevant issues

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3–5 years of financial experience in activities such as annual planning, forecasting, variance analysis, financial analysis, reporting, or auditing
  • Previous financial modeling experience, including pro forma development, discounted cash flow analysis and operating income analysis and improvement
  • Knowledge of SAP and Microsoft Office
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines, handle multiple priorities and perform job responsibilities accurately while working in a fast–paced and vibrant environment
  • Demonstrated problem solving and strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to succeed in a team environment
  • Ability to analyze and resolve issues from multiple stakeholders

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to simplify complex issues and incorporates effective "storytelling" to engage and influence the audience
  • Ability to deliver presentations and communication to audiences of all levels persuasively, articulately and with full command of the topic

Required Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Economics, or Accounting

Preferred Education

  • Master's degree or equivalent

About Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney's iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top–rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award–winning guided family adventure business. Disney's global consumer products operations include the world's leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world's largest children's publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e–commerce platform.

This position is with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. , which is part of a business segment we call Parks, Experiences and Products .

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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