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Director of Accounting 


  • Ownership for the integrity, accuracy, and informational quality of overall DDM controllership functions and compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley/GAAP.
  • Areas of coverage include P&L, Balance Sheet (A/R, A/P, Inventory, and Fixed Assets), Cash Flows and all other regulatory requirements of the legal entity.
  • Responsibilities include all fiscal period close processes, financial reporting, financial systems maintenance, internal controls and regulatory compliance procedures, tax reporting, and integration of all corporate controllership initiatives.
  • Position will also oversee activities supporting budgeting/forecasting and variance analyses.
    Expected to manage the accounting department towards efficient and value-added processes, and interact effectively with all levels of the organization within DDM as well as the broader The Walt Disney Company.


  • Business degree in Accounting, CPA preferred.
  • 5+ years experience in Accounting
  • Experience in complex, multi-variable business
  • Experience managing all areas of P&L and Balance Sheet accounting
  • Experience in budgeting/forecasting/variance analysis
  • Supervisory Experience.


  • Proficiency in Windows applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access), with demonstrated expertise in complex Excel-based financial modeling.
  • Strong analytical abilities and results orientation.
  • SAP or strong systems experience
  • Proficient in active communication and solid interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, project/task management experience and cross-functional coordination skills.

Month/Quarter/Year End Close & Financial Reporting

  • General controllership responsibilities for producing timely, accurate, and GAAP compliant financial results for all fiscal periods.
  • Ensure completion of all required reports/schedules, both internal (TWDC/ DCP/DDM) and regulatory.
  • Oversee all reconciliations and audit support. (40%)

Budgeting/Forecast and Variance Analyses Support

  • Assist with various areas of budget and forecast development, including balance sheet, cash flows, and other areas.
  • Support variance analyses of actual versus budget/forecast/prior year. (10%)

Internal Controls/Policies & Procedures

  • Provide leadership to organization on all areas of accounting policy, maintain internal controls, and manage fiduciary processes and procedures. (15%)

Management/Staff Development

  • Supervise and develop staff.
  • Establish priorities.
  • Ensure staff is completing required functions and developing their technical and professional skills.
  • Liaise with key stakeholders.
  • Be recognized and established functional expert on all controllership activities and GAAP accounting requirements. (15%)

Other (Systems support, special projects, issues resolution)

  • Provide leadership/management for a variety of ad hoc initiatives, including but not limited to financial systems improvements, process enhancements, accounting structures for new business models and relationships, reconciliation diagnostics, and the like. (20%)

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