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Senior Finance Analyst (1 year fixed-term, parental leave cover)

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Job ID 10086391 Location Copenhagen, Denmark / Stockholm, Sweden Business The Walt Disney Company (EMEA) Date posted Apr. 25, 2024

Job Summary:

About the Role & Team

Join our team now as Senior Finance Analyst! In this role you’ll focus on the financial planning, reporting and analysis of Content Sales Licensed and our streaming service Disney+.

You’ll work in close partnership with the respective finance leads in delivering on our financial commitments, supporting them with ad-hoc as well as strategic considerations. From financial modelling to financial analysis and planning – in this role you’ll cover the whole financial cycle!

You’ll play an active role contributing to the Nordic & Baltic finance team through providing financial expertise and support to various commercial teams. The role will have dual reporting lines, to the Content Sales finance lead and the Disney+ finance lead.

This role will require you to be onsite 4 days a week. This role can be based in either our Stockholm or Copenhagen office.

What You Will Do

  • Support in the financial planning cycle for Content Sales and Disney+ P&L lines, including Annual Operating Plan, forecasts, actuals reporting and reconciliations of forecasts/actuals. This could include:

  • Understand, reconcile and explain the numbers submitted by both the local and the regional team

  • Support and coordinate internal reviews in parallel with Regional timetable

  • Ensure preparation of decks in connection with the planning process (both planning and reporting of actuals)

  • Present results to key internal partners in a clear and comprehensive way

  • Creation and maintenance of tools and templates, where needed

  • Ensuring that the forecasts and actuals are accurate and updated in the reporting systems

  • Proactively develop current processes, reporting and presentations

  • Deliver accurate, timely and high-standard analysis, information and presentations

  • Coordinate information between various colleagues such as Legal, Sales and Deal Management

  • Develop an understanding of the global and local streaming markets, the key players and trends. In particular, identify and highlight local impacts to business performance and forecasting.

  • Support with data analysis on new deals, such as partnerships and promotional activities

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • Proven track record working at a Senior Finance Analyst level, with excellent attention to detail and financial modelling skills

  • Proficiency in Excel and experience of using SAP, or similar accounting and reporting systems

  • BSc or MSc (or equivalent) in Finance, Economics or Marketing

  • Confident in financial modelling, analysis and financial management and in the application of Financial & Accounting Principles

  • Experience of acting as a Finance Business Partner, collaborating with all seniority levels of an organization through effective and audience-targeted communication and presenting

  • Experience and understanding of working in a commercial, diverse, multi-currency and multinational business environment

  • You are a problem-solver, who uses their business & industry savvy to get results

  • Stay current on business issues, industry trends, and technology advances

  • Engage colleagues across the organization to optimize performance with the ability to harmonise with people who have different backgrounds and working styles

  • Business proficiency in English, knowledge of a Nordic language is beneficial

The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to be a diverse workforce that is representative of our audiences, and where all can thrive and belong. Disney is committed to forming a team that includes and respects a variety of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

About The Walt Disney Company (EMEA):

Disney EMEA aims to drive growth, innovation and brand affinity across an extremely diverse collection of countries with a team of over 6,000 employees operating in 59 markets with offices in 29 countries.

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 that includes three core business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, and Disney Experiences. 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.

This position is with DISNEY COMPANY NORDIC, FILIAL AF, which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (EMEA).

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