Manager, Finance & Planning

The Walt Disney Studios - Burbank, CA

Posted 737 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Finance, Accounting/Auditing
  • Employment type
  • Industry
    Motion Pictures and Film, Entertainment, Animation
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Job description

It's the magic of immersing yourself in a motion picture masterpiece, or a new track from your favorite band, or the spectacle of a live Broadway show. It's hard to define and even harder to create, but that's what we do at The Walt Disney Studios. Ours is a culture of innovation, collaboration and creativity. We raise the bar, then step over it, blazing trails through the production and distribution of world class entertainment around the globe. If you want to help tell compelling, enduring stories through movies, music or stage plays, then we want to hear from you.

The Manager, Global Finance Marketing will report to the Senior Manager Global Marketing Finance. This position will work closely with Marketing Executives, Operators, Finance and Accounting.

-Develop and manage theatrical marketing budgets, in partnership with operational leaders;
-Manage audio visual budget process and prepare weekly forecast report updates for senior creative executives;
-Contribute to the development of marketing performance measures and reporting;
-Analyze key drivers of marketing spending to identify opportunities to improve effectiveness and efficiency
-Continuously improve processes, tools and reports to increase visibility to marketing spending plans/forecasts and improve decision making agility
-Contribute to the preparation and analysis of the annual Operating Plan and Five Year Plan, including the development of senior management presentations; and
-Provide analytical and operational support in preparation of financial forecasts, quarterly closes ad hoc projects, and other strategic initiatives

Basic Qualifications
-Five to seven years of experience required
-Demonstrates professional excellence, integrity and dependability
-Embraces working in a highly collaborative and communicative environment
-Analytical and financial modeling skills applying strategic thinking as well as an understanding of execution needs
-Organized and able to manage projects of varying complexity
-Independent and creative thinker and problem solver
-Adaptive communication style, able to effectively communicate with people from various disciplines, organizations, geographic locations and management levels
-Intellectually curious and able to diplomatically challenge the status quo
-Systems agnostic, able to quickly learn and adapt to new systems and tools; must have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications with advanced Excel skills, including spreadsheet modeling and functions

Preferred Qualifications
-SAP and Cognos experience

Preferred Education
-MBA and/or CPA preferred

Required Education
-BA/BS required

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Additional Information
This is with the legal entity The Walt Disney Studios.

About this company

The Walt Disney Studios

For more than 85 years, The Walt Disney Studios has been the foundation on which The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) was built. Today, the Studio brings quality movies, music and stage plays to consumers throughout the world.

The Walt Disney Studios encompasses the creation, production, promotion, sales, acquisition and domestic and international distribution of live-action and animated motion pictures, home entertainment releases, music and soundtrack recordings, and live stage plays. Feature films are released under the following banners: Disney; Walt Disney Animation Studios; Pixar Animation Studios; Disneynature; Marvel Studios; and Touchstone Pictures, the banner under which live-action films from DreamWorks Studios are distributed. The Disney Music Group encompasses the Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records labels, as well as Disney Music Publishing. The Disney Theatrical Group produces and licenses live events, including Disney on Broadway, Disney On Ice and Disney Live!.


Disney Theatrical Group,
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures,
Studio Production Services,
Studio Post Production,
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment,
Disney Music Group

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