At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.
The Corporate Balance Sheet Team functions as the corporate controllership accounting hub as well as acting as a consolidator for a multitude of technical accounting processes. The team oversees Disney’s consolidated investment portfolio, which is comprised of a broad array of diversified investments. The team also overseas Disney’s pension accounting, captive insurance companies, and a diverse grouping of Corporate activities. There are also numerous SEC reporting, SOX, and Enterprise Reporting responsibilities. This is a high profile team that works closely with executives within The Walt Disney Company (TWDC).
This position requires a professional that wants to lead, is highly motivated, and a self-starter. This individual must be able to develop professional relationships with various business partners, analyze and decipher finance/accounting data to accurately review the Company’s reporting obligations. He/she must be able to identify problems and develop innovative solutions to further efforts toward continuous process improvements. He/she must be capable of researching complex accounting topics and presenting succinct results. In addition, he/she must be well-organized, detail-oriented, and be able to perform a variety of tasks under time pressure and strict deadlines. This is an exciting opportunity for a top finance/accounting professional to utilize their expertise in a challenging, rewarding and creative environment while gaining valuable experience in the industry, in a unique and highly visible role.
Perform accounting and close activities for the Corporate segment Balance Sheet, including but not limited to incentive compensation, pension/PRM, investments, self-insurance, and significant reserves
Direct accounting, research, and SOX compliance for the Investments, Captive Insurance, and Pension Programs
Perform comprehensive analysis and reporting for cause of change related to the Corporate Balance Sheet
Complete the Annual Audit of Disney’s Non-Profit Foundation
Manage multiple projects concurrently with limited direction
Vigorously protect internal controls, integrity and corporate governance and identify/develop new processes to enhance the control environment
Communicate effectively through any medium to provide succinct and clear answers to multiple levels of leaders, including executives
Show a bias for action, persistence and problem solving in day-to-day activities
Freely and proactively share technical knowledge and skills with others, both within their team and with peers, partners, and clients
Mentor and train new Cast Members
3 years of corporate accounting experience
Demonstrated computer proficiency with Excel
Demonstrated problem solving and continuous improvement skills
Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong partnering skills
Strong analytical skills
Strong customer service skills
Ability to handle high volume work in a deadline driven environment
3-5 years of public accounting experience
Demonstrated computer proficiency with SAP
CPA or equivalent
Internal Number: 625688BR
About The Walt Disney Company
About The Walt Disney Company:
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.