The Walt Disney Company Financial Analyst in Makati City, Philippines

Our businesses are genuinely diverse and dynamic. The range of work is impressive and challenging. Add to that the tremendous geographical coverage of this Region and you have a role which is truly varied. In view of SEA’s growth, we are now looking for a Finance Analyst to join our Finance team in Philippines. Reporting into our local Finance Manager, your primary areas of focus are financial planning and reporting, commercial analysis, controls and compliance, liaising with local category and regional finance team.

Responsibilities : (A) Financial planning and reporting processes

  • Work with the Finance Manager in the preparation of accurate and timely submissions of the 5 Year Plan, Annual Budget & Quarterly Forecast P&Ls, Quarterly & Year end Close reports

  • Input Sales forecast and budget in Invision

  • Provide and communicate timely, relevant, and precise information to key stakeholders, including SEA regional team

(B) Closing Activities

  • Analyze performance (tracking revenue & expenses regularly) and provide variance explanations and recommendations for operations

  • Act as liaison with regional team, CARR team and ASC team to ensure accuracy and timeliness of information

  • Prepare all monthly and quarterly reports & schedules required for submission to Regional and other teams

  • Assist in other month end, quarter end and year end closing tasks as required

(C) Controls and Compliance

  • Assist the auditor for the internal and external audits

  • Perform preliminary contract schedule review to ensure compliance with Corporate and DCP contract Policies

  • Work with the Finance Manager to ensure all relevant policies are rolled out and complied with by licensees

  • Prepare all the monthly/quarterly controls and compliance report as required

(D) Commercial analysis & risk management

  • Work with Finance Manager in performing deal evaluation to support management decision on sales negotiation

  • Monitor and analyse P&L and Balance Sheet risks

(E) Licensing Management

  • Address queries from Licensees and Category Team with regards to contract, payments, etc.

  • Close monitoring and analysis of marketing and retail spends

(F) OTHERS

  • Ad hoc analysis and reports required for the market operation.

  • Assist in office administration and perform any and all other duties, as may from time to time be assigned from Management team.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent, with 3 to 5 years’ experience in Finance and Accounting

  • Fluency in English and local language

  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines

  • Confident, self-motivated and can work independently

  • Ability to examine issues from a broad perspective while considering impact beyond immediate scope

  • High attention to detail and accuracy

  • A strong team player who contributes to an environment that embraces collaboration and innovation

  • Sets high standards and is driven to deliver top quality results

  • Strong communication skills including written, verbal and interpersonal

  • Proficiency with computer software packages, such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. SAP and Cognos knowledge is a plus.

At Disney, having a diverse workforce is critical to our business. We welcome a variety of opinions, ideas and perspectives to ensure we continue to top our own performance and represent our global marketplace. When our people reflect the communities we serve, it enhances the way we connect to our guests, audiences and consumers. Together, we work toward an inclusive environment that fosters creativity, innovation and camaraderie across all of our companies.

Job ID: 428966BR

Location: Makati City,Philippines

Job Posting Company: Walt Disney International