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Senior Financial Accounting Analyst

Company: Black Enterprise Magazine
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

**Job Summary:**

This is a hands-on position in a dynamic television production unit. As a key member of Media Controllership, you will perform essential accounting duties in an energetic, team environment supporting Walt Disney Television. We are dedicated to providing high quality information and services to our business partners. We support their decision-making process while earning their confidence and respect by efficiently reporting and maintaining accurate and timely financial data. Our vision is to be the global leader in providing financial and technical expertise. We promote innovation and growth by developing our employees and maximizing technology while maintaining a fun environment.

The purpose of this job is to assist the team in providing financial analysis for Twentieth Television Group under Walt Disney Television. This role will be responsible for journal entries, monthly reconciliations, and assisting in closing the books on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis. This position will play an important role to help the team to prioritize tasks, keep track of the project processes, reconcile and explain variances daily, along with various ad hoc analysis.


+ Assist with testing of system integration of general ledgers, front of house systems, and project management

+ Assist in building, analyzing, and documenting financial reporting process improvements and enhancements

+ Prepare reconciliations for system integration related projects to determine scope and feasibility

+ Prepare quarterly journal entries Deferred Revenue adjustments, tax credit receivables, Lego Block reclasses and adjusting entries, overhead allocations, Inventory adjustments

+ Prepare the monthly divisional and consolidated P&L financial statements

+ Compile financial information for external auditors, SOX audits and tax packages

+ Handle various ad hoc projects and requests as needed

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ 3 to 5 years relevant accounting experience, preferred

+ Strong Excel skills with ability to extract data, use pivot tables and leverage macros

+ Excellent project management skills

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills

+ Work independently to solve complex problems

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Knowledge of SAP general ledger and projects functionality desired

+ Knowledge of Hyperion

+ Strong interest in TV business

+ CPA, preferred

**Required Education**

Bachelors Degree

Accounting, Finance or related field

**Job ID:** 867045BR

**Location:** Los Angeles,California

**Job Posting Company:** The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)
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 Candidate.Accommodations@Disney.com 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: Black Enterprise Magazine, Los Angeles , Senior Financial Accounting Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Los Angeles, California

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