Overview

Anaheim, CA, USA
The Walt Disney Company
Your Role:

  • Forecasting and Planning – Identify and evaluate growth opportunities and long-term strategic vision related to products at the Disneyland Resort
  • Position for success – Develop deep understanding of Food and Beverage and Merchandise businesses and guest demographics, purchasing patterns, and behaviors to deliver insightful analysis to support business decisions
  • Put your skills to the test – Analyze large data sets by leveraging SQL, SAS, and Business Objects
  • Tell the story – Utilize data visualization techniques to identify and communicate business trends

What We’re Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Marketing, Mathematics, Economics, Industrial Engineering or other quantitative field
  • 2+ years of analysis and/or strategy development experience
  • Experience working with large data sets and database mining with the ability to leverage that data using spreadsheets, databases, and visualization software. Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel (e.g., sum if, vlookups, pivot tables, VBA) and SQL
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to develop and articulate actionable, fact-based insights and recommendations. Deliver this by telling a simple and compelling story to varying audiences to guide decision making
  • Ability to work in a team environment with a positive demeanor
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, handle multiple priorities, and perform job responsibilities accurately with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated strong sense of responsibility, ownership, and pride in delivering quality results and understanding business impacts

How To Stand Out:

  • 3+ years of analysis and/or strategic development experience
  • Demonstrated experience working with SQL, Tableau, SAS, Teradata, and Business Objects
  • Experience with Walt Disney Parks & Resorts forecasting, planning or pricing processes
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Marketing, Mathematics, Economics, Industrial Engineering or other quantitative field

The Revenue Management and Analytics (RM&A) team supports clients across Walt Disney Parks & Resorts including Ticketing, Resorts, Merchandise and Food & Beverage in the core competencies of yield management, revenue planning, forecasting, pricing, promotions and optimization. Candidates should have a natural curiosity to understand the “why” behind business performance, take a proactive role in problem-solving, be results-oriented, be able to prioritize and be a team player in a collaborative environment.

The Forecasting and Planning Analyst will be responsible for supporting Disneyland Resort Food & Beverage and Merchandise revenue and related metrics for reporting, the long-term monthly forecasts and annual operating plan. This role will proactively identify, evaluate, and communicate business performance drivers, key metrics, and other tools to provide objective, analytical, and strategic insights regarding the business. The Analyst will work with partners to understand new initiatives, ensure forecasts/plans include all relevant information, and help influence decision making. Additionally, this role will create new reporting tools and models using mathematical and statistical techniques to determine continuous improvement opportunities.
Required Education :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Marketing, Mathematics, Economics, Industrial Engineering or other quantitative field

Preferred Education :
What We’re Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Marketing, Mathematics, Economics, Industrial Engineering or other quantitative field
  • 2+ years of analysis and/or strategy development experience
  • Experience working with large data sets and database mining with the ability to leverage that data using spreadsheets, databases, and visualization software. Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel (e.g., sum if, vlookups, pivot tables, VBA) and SQL
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to develop and articulate actionable, fact-based insights and recommendations. Deliver this by telling a simple and compelling story to varying audiences to guide decision making
  • Ability to work in a team environment with a positive demeanor
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, handle multiple priorities, and perform job responsibilities accurately with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated strong sense of responsibility, ownership, and pride in delivering quality results and understanding business impacts

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