Job Summary :
The Disney Parks Experiences & Products (DPEP) Manager, Finance will be leading the Finance and Contract Admin function for the Philippines (PH), closely partnering with the PH Consumer Products Lead & team to drive the delivery of the country’s financial targets, and deployment of business objectives and strategies in the market
Reporting to the Finance Director CPC (Consumer Products Commercialisation) for SAMENA (South Asia, Middle East & North Africa), with accountability to PH CPC GM, the role will be responsible for : (1) Financial planning and reporting (2) commercial analysis (3) advisory support to the business teams on financial issues (4) controls and compliance
He / She will help drive the business in delivering on Operating & Profitability goals for the Consumer Products business for the market and devise effective KPIs for business performance measurement.
The role will also be supporting in key deal negotiation, commercial management of key accounts and identification of opportunities for new businesses.
He / She will also be playing an instrumental role in assessing the financial viability of new / flexible business models and initiatives
The role will be working closely with the Regional (SAMENA) and APAC Finance teams in planning & reporting deliverables, as well as sharing and implementing of best practices across the region
He / She will also be overall responsible for ensuring compliance with Disney Contracts, Accounting as well operational policies and standards for PH and oversee the work of the Contracts Coordinator
Strategic planning and Business partnering
Leading the financial planning and reporting processes with accountability to drive performance in the market
Partnering with the business in driving performance of Key Accounts in the market by understanding business dynamics and participating in Joint Business Partner meetings with Key Licensees
Involving in key contract negotiations and approving of deal terms which will maximise revenue for Disney
Enforcing compliance with Disney Contract policies and processes
Working closely with Shared Accounting team in ensuring adherence to Statutory and Disney Accounting and Tax standards for the Consumer Products business
Deal with senior leadership locally and regionally as well as with global stakeholders
Sharing and implementing of global, regional & local Finance best practices
Provides leadership, close monitoring, and coaching to the Contracts Admin team member in his / her career development and continuous learning of the company’s business
Basic Qualifications :
10-15 years of post-qualification work experience
CA or MBA
Experience within FMCG & retail companies is good to have
Experience with working in MNCs and with Regional reporting / working structure is preferred
Solid exposure to financial planning & analysis, with strong focus on business support to commercial executives
Data handling and analytics and construct practical conclusions and recommendations.
Drive execution of strategy and results.
Creative in outlook and problem solving and excited by innovation and new opportunities.
Strong relationship building skills. Must be able to collaborate, influence and persuade at all levels, support and contribute to a team as well as work autonomously.