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Finance Manager

Company: The Walt Disney Company
Location: Kissimmee
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Job Description:

Job Posting Title
Finance Manager (CPGP)
Job Description
Disney's Consumer Products, Games & Publishing (CPGP) division is the business of The Walt Disney Company that brings stories and characters to life through innovative and engaging physical products and digital experiences across more than 100 categories, from toys and t-shirts, to apps, books and console games; as well as multiple franchise brands including Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, Marvel, and National Geographic. CPGP comprises four main lines of business: Licensing, Retail, Games and Publishing. It is home to world-class teams of app and game developers, licensing and retail experts, a leading retail/ecommerce business (Disney Store & shopDisney), artists and storytellers, and technologists who inspire imaginations around the world.
The CPGP Global Finance team is a fast-paced, dynamic team with responsibilities for global planning for licensed product, including forecasts, annual plan and long range plan; monitoring of business unit operating performance; and various special projects. This role will report to the Sr. Mgr Global Finance and support the brand consolidation of all functions listed above as well as assist in driving strategy and insight by supporting the North America Franchise team. This position is ideal for a candidate who possesses strong analytical, technical, and interpersonal skills. Across all responsibilities, the manager will be challenged to develop and improve processes and models, work effectively with teammates, various lines of business and regional partners. We are looking for a creative, strategic thinker that maintains a high sense of ownership and accountability to drive the business forward.
Key Responsibilities

  • Own the financial consolidation and storytelling of Disney brands across North America

  • Share best practices and findings to APAC, EMEA, and LATAM regions

  • Analyze data, identify market trends, and communicate white space opportunities

  • Lead Retail, Sales, Marketing ROI and other ad hoc projects that have impact across brands

  • Be Primary business partner for VP Franchise- NAM

  • Be able to flex and support Sr. Mgr and Global team with traditional planning; Forecast, AOP, LTP for all areas of business

  • Be able to leverage tools such as Excel, Cognos, and other offline systems to support ongoing processes

  • Act as liaison between licensing finance team and division to support on any questions and requests; including ownership and maintenance of the brand hierarchy

  • Create detailed analysis for presentations and reporting packages to CPGP and DPEP Senior Management

    Basic Qualifications

    • 5+ years of relevant work experience in fast-paced environment

    • Strategic thinking: demonstrate attention to detail, while maintaining the ability to see the bigger picture by offering creative solutions and tackling high-impact activities

    • Deliver Results/Maximize contribution: Tell the story, hold yourself and others accountable; proactively seek out continuous improvement

    • Effective communicator. Excellent oral/written communication and presentation skills, experienced in building relationships with teams, and strong organizational skills

    • Self-starter who excels in a team environment and who challenges the status quo by continually searching for opportunities to improve internal processes

    • Analytical and financial modeling skills applying strategic thinking as well as an understanding of execution needs

    • Extensive experience in Excel and PowerPoint required, with ability to pull data from different systems

      Required Education

      • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in an analytical discipline

        Job ID: 10060841
        Location: Celebration,Florida
        Job Posting Company: Disney Parks, Experiences and Products
        The Walt Disney Company and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, email with your request. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or correspondence. We will only respond to those requests that are related to the accessibility of the online application system due to a disability.

Keywords: The Walt Disney Company, Kissimmee , Finance Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Kissimmee, Florida

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