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The Walt Disney Company Supervisor, Income Tax 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 Tax Compliance 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 600 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.

The overall purpose of this position is to prepare and supervise the preparation of the federal and state tax returns related to specific business units. There will be additional projects related to tax planning and tax provision.

Responsibilities :

  • Preparation of complex/material tax return permanent and temporary adjustments specific to business segment (Media Network / Studio)

  • Analysis of changes to federal and state tax laws

  • Prepare federal and multi-state income tax returns

  • Preparation of global tax adjustment calculations (e.g. Pension, Equity Compensation, etc.)

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

  • Stock Basis calculations

  • Develop and implement process improvements

  • Assist in leading tax technical and procedural training of staff

  • Supervision and training of college interns

  • Reconciliations of deferred tax asset and liability balances

  • Assisting with federal and state income tax audits

  • Special projects (FIN48 analysis, tax planning, and department wide initiatives)

Basic Qualifications :

  • 5 -7 years in a large corporation or similar experience in a large accounting firm

  • Experience should be focused on federal and state tax

  • Detail oriented, organized, ability to multi-task

  • Excellent verbal / written communication skills

  • Expertise with Microsoft Office products

Preferred Qualifications:

  • SAP, OneSource RS (tax prep software), RIA (or similar tax research software

Required Education :

  • Bachelor’s in Accounting

Preferred Education :

  • Masters of Tax

Job ID: 711352BR

Location: Celebration,Florida

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)