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Fixed Asset Accounting Intern - Summer/Fall 2020

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 735844BR Location Celebration, Florida, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Jan. 10, 2020

Job Summary:


Imagine working side-by-side with industry leaders in your field of study. Imagine building upon the skills you’ve learned in the classroom through real-world hands-on work experience. Now imagine yourself in a Professional Internship with Disney Corporate. When your extraordinary talents, our renowned legacy and the promise of an even brighter future unite, just imagine the stories you could be part of!

Be a part of an innovative team and culture…

Disney Worldwide Shared Services (“DWSS”) is an expanding team of process experts and accounting professionals who provide various shared accounting services to The Walt Disney Company (including all business segments).Fixed Assets Accounting perform asset capitalizations and maintain the Fixed Asset sub-ledger for various lines of business across the Company.

Responsibilities:


A Day in the Life…
  • Acting as an embedded team member within Disney’s Fixed Asset Center of Excellence
  • Gathering and analyzing data, performing computations and preparing work papers for Fixed Asset Capitalization
  • Preparing Fixed Asset journal entries
  • Collaborating with business and accounting personnel throughout the company to obtain and analyze data for SOX compliance
  • Updating user manuals for the department to outline Standard Operating Guidelines
  • Perform ad hoc special projects & deliverables

Basic Qualifications:


What we are looking for…
  • A strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong relationship building skills and a highly professional “client service orientation”
  • Proven problem solving skills
  • Flexible, “special-projects” orientation coupled with solid multi-tasking abilities
  • Self-driven, independent thinker
  • Demonstrated computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint & Access)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous internship or other accounting / tax experience with a CPA firm or medium-large corporation

Required Education

  • Junior or senior currently pursuing (or recently graduated within 6 months with) an undergraduate Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Tax or other related major
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher

Preferred Education

  • A grade of an A or B in Intermediate Accounting

Additional Information:

  • At the time of application, must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within 6 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Program Dates: Interns must be fully available from June 2020 to January 2021.
  • Housing: A limited amount of housing is available on a first come, first served basis in Florida.
  • Transportation: Interns must have reliable transportation to get to and from work for the duration of their internship program.


About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Financial Services, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

Disney Financial Services, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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