Business Manager (Marketing Ops & Finance) (Hulu)

July 2, 2024

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    July 2, 2024
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Job Posting Title: Business Manager (Marketing Ops & Finance) (Hulu) Req ID: 10089076 Job Description: The Business Management department is a fast-paced, dynamic team whose responsibility is to partner with Marketing and Publicity teams to effectively manage their budgets, track invoices, troubleshoot AP-related issues, and support Finance with reporting. The Business Management team is seeking a Business Manager who will be an integral part of the team supporting Hulu Marketing. The Business Manager will be reporting to the Director of Business Management and will oversee business finance operations, manage budgets in partnership with budget owners (VPs and above) to inform budget decisions, collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive strategic initiatives, and maintain compliance with company policies and procedures. In addition, the Business Manager is responsible for submitting monthly and quarterly Forecast or Close reports with written variances on show title fluctuations… to Business Finance. Also including but not limited to manage budgets to support Business teams to ensure SAP actuals spend is accurate, pending invoices are tracked, and forecasts reconcile to AOP-approved budgets. This involves day-to-day operations ensuring vendors are set up in the system, liaising with Accounts Payable (AP) and Procurement, handling purchase order (PO) exceptions, after-the-fact POs, and, as needed, working with Contingent Workforce Management, HR, and Legal. The Business Manager is also responsible for establishing or iterating business management processes that will solve business teams? needs, such as working with HR to develop a process to hire and pay Daily Hires in Workday and Kronos, respectively. The Business Manager needs to submit internal budget adjustments via journal entries or external adjustments via billbacks. This is for year-round Awards Media, Fall events, and quarterly and fiscal year end close. We are looking for a professional who can build relationships and trust and who has the resourcefulness to tackle any assignment, think through it, and readily grasp the most efficient and effective way to get to the goal. Responsibilities Provide guidance and expertise in business operations, budget management, and strategic planning. Inform Long-Range and Annual Operating Plans Review budget reports and scenarios with Senior Executives, incorporating actuals and commitments to drive strategic budget management decisions Interpret internal and external business challenges, lead projects, and recommend best practices to improve processes and operational efficiency. Build, maintain, and iterate reporting for Hulu Marketing to share actionable insights across Brand and Performance Marketing Create or iterate existing business finance operations processes, such as managing Daily Hire Onboarding, Workday, SAP, or Kronos, including training, reviewing, and providing guidance. Provide expertise on all financial tools technically and operationally. Liaise with Finance and Controllership on behalf of the business teams to ensure accuracy of P&L with the following duties: Review and submit monthly/quarterly Forecast/Close Reporting for multi-$100MM budget Write variances on budget fluctuations in Forecast/Close submissions Responsible to submit adjustments to Controllership via journal entry Manage bill backs for external and internal parties Process and audit invoices within the SAP enterprise resource planning system and Procurement tool Deposit with company Cashier deposits of checks & Controllership New Vendor setup for APEX (AP) and for vendor portal issues Connect and communicate with all levels of management Communicate difficult concepts clearly Foster collaboration and build relationships across departments to achieve shared objectives. Ensure internal controls are followed Be compliant with the Walt Disney Company Policy and Procedures in managing business finance operations through partnering with Finance and the business teams (Hulu Brand, Performance, and Live Marketing, Media, Publicity, Engagement & Retention Marketing, etc.). Preserve integrity of the vendor master database to mitigate risk to company data and/or assets Oversee two contractors and serve as a mentor to junior team members, providing support and expertise as needed Basic Qualifications Minimum 3 years of work experience in Business, Accounting, or Finance ideally at a streaming or entertainment company Self-starter with critical thinking, attention-to-detail, and problem-solving skills Proven leadership experience, with the ability to lead functional teams or projects Ability to multi-task and learn quickly in a fast-paced environment A positive, team-oriented attitude to fit our culture Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels SAP, Workday, and Payroll knowledge Working knowledge of MS Outlook, MS Excel, and Google Drive apps Preferred Qualifications Familiarity with Kronos and Airtable Required Education Bachelor?s degree in Finance, Accounting or related major The hiring range for this position in Santa Monice, CA is $92,800 to $124,400 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate?s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered. Job Posting Segment: Disney General Entertainment Job Posting Primary Business: Content Mktg – ABC, Hulu, News & Studios Primary Job Posting Category: Business Operations (General) Employment Type: Full time Primary City, State, Region, Postal Code: Santa Monica, CA, USA Alternate City, State, Region, Postal Code: Date Posted: 2024-05-06 Learn more about us

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