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Sr Forecasting Analyst

Disney Parks & Resorts

Job Description

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.

This role will be responsible for developing monthly forecasts and data-driven insights for WDW Food & Beverage revenue.

Your Role: Analytics and Measurement

  • Create Walt Disney World Food & Beverage revenue long-term monthly forecasts and annual operating plan
  • Develop deep understanding of Guest demographics, behavior, purchasing and redemption patterns to deliver insights and make improvements in predictive forecasting models
  • Utilize latest data visualization techniques to identify, evaluate, and communicate business trends and key metrics
  • Analyze large data sets by leveraging SAS, SQL, Tableau, and Business Objects
  • Insights and Strategic Decision Making
  • Translate business performance drivers and metrics into insightful analyses and recommendations
  • Partner with stakeholders at all levels and across various functional teams such as Food & Beverage, Finance, Pricing, Financial Accounting, etc., to influence decision-making
  • Understand and evaluate new business initiatives to provide strategic direction for the business

What We're Looking For:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Industrial Engineering or other quantitative field
  • Minimum five years of analysis and/or strategy development experience
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to develop and articulate actionable, fact-based insights and recommendations
  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills in financial forecasting and statistical analysis
  • Demonstrated technical ability to leverage data using spreadsheets, databases, visualization software, and statistical package such as SAS
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment with a positive demeanor under tight timelines
  • 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 the business impact

How To Stand Out:

  • Master's Degree or equivalent
  • Experience with Walt Disney Parks & Resorts forecasting and planning processes
  • Demonstrated experience working with SAS, Teradata, SQL, Tableau, and Business Objects

Who We Are:

"We make magic." That's our motto at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. And it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you'll help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen!

Additional Information

Disney is an equal opportunity employer. Drawing Creativity from Diversity.
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Job Location
Lake Buena Vista, FL
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Employment Type:
Full Time
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