The Walt Disney Company

Reporting Data Analyst - 6 month FTC

Job description

This is a 6 month FTC position with the potential to be extended and requires you to work from the Hammersmith office 4 days per week.

At Disney Financial Systems, you will team with the best in the business to create and build in one of the most innovative teams in any industry. Uniquely positioned at the center of The Walt Disney Company, the forward-thinkers at Financial Systems constantly pursue new ideas and cutting-edge technologies to help The Walt Disney Company’s many businesses drive value, all the while gaining something valuable from the experience themselves. An opportunity exists to support this dynamic organization as a Data Analyst in the Disney Financial Systems team based in London, UK. Specifically, this role will work with colleagues and senior business stakeholders across the accounting, planning, and reporting functions in the EMEA region, and colleagues in teams supporting financial reporting systems at a global level.

The Opportunity & Responsibilities:

Process Support, Process Improvement and Governance

  • Provide support to users of SAP HANA and BW data sources via SAP Analysis for Office in Excel and other BI tools
  • Liaise with global support teams regarding any issues relating to SAP HANA views
  • Assist other groups within the EMEA Disney Financial Systems team on adhoc support queries ensuring SAP is meeting users’ accounting and reporting needs
  • Support accounting teams with solutions to challenging reporting issues; look for more effective ways of delivering the information users need
  • Manage incident management tool, create, track, resolve, and close service requests to the customer’s satisfaction
  • Maintain documentation of process best practices for technical troubleshooting

Project Management

  • Lead small-scale projects or relevant workstreams of a larger project.
  • Interact with IT, other departments and subject matter experts to support implementations and enhancements
  • Execute project activities to ensure project progress is on schedule
  • Effectively communicate with management, stakeholders, subject matter experts and project team members on project status and action items
  • Perform and/or facilitate System Integration and User Acceptance tests
  • Provide end user training where required


  • Respond promptly to, and as far as possible take ownership of, technical problems raised by end users, ensuring timely and satisfactory resolution that meets or exceeds user’s expectations
  • Concisely develop and deliver key information; able to develop small-scale presentations, communications and training
  • Convey relevant information in a timely and concise manner

The Experience We Require From You:

  • Experienced user of the SAP Analysis for Office Excel add-in for financial analysis and management reporting, ideally with connectivity to both BW and SAP HANA data sources
  • Sound knowledge of Excel VBA scripting (writing new code as well as adapting existing code)
  • Comfortable working with large data files
  • Sound experience as an end-user of the SAP FI module
  • An accounting background preferred, or solid understanding of basic accounting concepts and processes
  • Participation in formal change management processes
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio).

The Perks:

  • 25 days annual leave
  • Private medical insurance & dental care
  • Free Park Entry: You will have the opportunity to enter any of our parks with your family and friends for free
  • Disney Discounts: you are entitled to discounts on designated Disney products, resort F&B and ticketing
  • Disney+ Subscription
  • Excellent parental and guardian leave
  • Employee Resource Groups – WOMEN @ Disney, Disney DIVERSITY, Disney PRIDE, our new disability & neurodiversity focused group - ENABLED, and our Mental Health & Wellbeing Group, TRUST.

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. We are committed to building a team that includes and respects a variety of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

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