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Senior Talent Audit Analyst

  • Job
    Mid & Senior Level
  • Accounting & Tax
  • Glendale

AI generated summary

  • You need 3+ years of audit/accounting experience, understanding of processes/controls, strong analytical skills, and excellent communication in a fast-paced, team environment. Bachelor's in accounting, finance, or business required. CPA preferred. Entertainment industry exp. a plus.
  • You will support audit engagements for talent reporting, investigate and resolve issues, collaborate with business units, communicate with auditors, and suggest process improvements.


  • 3+ years of related auditing/accounting experience
  • Strong understanding of accounting processes, procedures and internal controls
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to adapt quickly in a fast paced environment
  • Must be detail oriented, able to work independently, and take ownership of their projects and work flow
  • Practical hands-on audit experience with a reputable public company is highly desired
  • Able to work in a flexible team environment and handle multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written (must be able to tailor his/her communication style as the candidate will interface with team members of all levels)
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Entertainment industry experience a plus
  • Required Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration required
  • Preferred Education:
  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred


  • This position will be responsible for facilitating audit engagements as a result of The Walt Disney Company’s contractual reporting obligation to our talent. The position assists in the planning of audits, monitors
  • fieldwork progress and communicates the results to senior management.
  • Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Perform the responsibilities necessary in providing audit evidence to support the Company’s third party reporting to our talent in an efficient and effective manner
  • Investigate, research and resolve potential issues impacting the contractual reporting obligation during the fieldwork of an audit engagement
  • Partner with various business units across the organization to expedite and support audit requests
  • Communicate directly with third party auditors; provide audit support to resolve potential issues
  • Respond to inquiries from both internal and external customers
  • Be an active team partner by identifying opportunities to streamline processes and suggest improvements


What are the main responsibilities of a Senior Talent Audit Analyst in the Participations Audit Department?

The main responsibilities include providing support and analysis to third party auditors, ensuring compliance with contractual reporting obligations to talent, and working with all business units across the Enterprise.

What skills and qualifications are required for a Senior Talent Audit Analyst role?

A strong background in finance, accounting, or auditing is required, along with experience working with talent contracts and reporting. Good analytical skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work collaboratively with other departments are also important.

What is the role of the Senior Talent Audit Analyst in relation to third party auditors?

The Senior Talent Audit Analyst works closely with third party auditors to provide support and analysis, ensuring accurate and timely reporting to talent. They also help to address any discrepancies or issues that may arise during the audit process.

How does the Senior Talent Audit Analyst ensure compliance with contractual reporting obligations to talent?

The Senior Talent Audit Analyst is responsible for reviewing and interpreting talent contracts, monitoring reporting requirements, and coordinating with business units to ensure accurate and complete reporting. They also help to identify and address any potential issues or discrepancies.

How does the Senior Talent Audit Analyst collaborate with other departments across the Enterprise?

The Senior Talent Audit Analyst works closely with other departments, such as Legal, Finance, and Business Affairs, to gather information, provide support, and ensure accurate reporting to talent. They also help to communicate and resolve any issues that may arise during the audit process.

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Mission & Purpose

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