The Walt Disney Company Income Tax Analyst in Celebration, Florida

At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

The income tax group is responsible for the preparation and filing of all income tax returns. This generally encompasses 1 federal consolidated return which includes all 600 domestic subsidiaries and information returns for all 300 foreign subsidiaries. The group also files over 500 state income tax returns. The group assists other groups within the tax department (e.g. tax planning, tax provision, audit controversy) with the tasks that reside in those groups and in implementing department objectives.

Responsibilities :

  • Prepare federal and state returns and related payments in accordance with a tax calendar.

  • Reconcile tax activity to the general ledger and track deferred tax items

  • Assist in audit data gathering and respond to information requests from auditors as assigned

  • Prepare/assist preparation of global items

  • Maintain and enhance knowledge of law and developments that affect assigned business area(s).

  • Special projects as assigned (e.g. stock basis tracking, modeling, tax planning initiatives)

  • Project taxable income amounts for estimated tax purposes, provision, and extensions

  • Data collection and analysis (including SAP, Tax Driver, Tax Packages, and Direct Inquiry).

Basic Qualifications :

  • 0-2 years’ experience

  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships with external and internal partners

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Self-starter that takes a hands on approach

  • Superior Excel skills

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience in large corporation or similar experience in a large accounting firm with focus on federal and state income tax, preferred

  • SAP experience

  • OneSource RS (tax preparation software)

  • RIA (or similar research

Required Education :

  • Bachelor’s in Accounting, Finance, Economics or equivalent.

Preferred Education :

  • Masters in Tax, preferred

  • CPA or equivalent preferred

Company Overview :

At Corporate, you’ll team with the best in the business to build one of the most innovative global businesses in any industry. Uniquely positioned at the center of an exciting, multi-faceted Company, the forward-thinkers at Disney Corporate constantly pursue new ideas and technologies to help the Company’s many businesses drive value, all the while gaining something valuable from the experience themselves. Come see the most interesting Company from the most interesting point of view.

Additional Information :

This position is a legal entity of The Walt Disney Company, an equal opportunity employer.

Job ID: 475994BR

Location: Celebration,Florida

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)