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Manager, Tax Technology

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 988182BR Location Celebration, Florida, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted May 25, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

Disney Tax is a fast-paced, dynamic environment made up of multiple subgroups that collectively manage the tax needs of The Walt Disney Company and its Subsidiaries. Disney Tax Operations is a key component that provides team members with varied opportunities, which build skills and empower the tax professional of the future. This opportunity is a once in a career chance to participate as a change agent in a finance transformation. We want innovative team members who thrive on change and discovery.

The Manager, Tax Systems, will play a key role in developing the Tax function using technology. In addition, this position will identify the technology needs of Tax to allow support to our businesses and the rapidly changing external tax regulatory landscape.

This role will oversee new major Tax system updates/enhancements (Vertex, OneSource, TaxDriver) and Tax Service integration projects partnering closely with tax and non-tax business partners (Technology, Finance, Controllership and Financial System partners). Examples of relevant Tax Service projects this person will manage include Front-of-House sales system integrations to Vertex (i.e. Disney +, Hotstar, Hulu), Tax Data Lake expansion, Finance Optimization initiatives such as Source-to-Pay modernization, Procurement Company integrations and other large-scale business integration projects (i.e. TaxDriver replacement, OneSource Optimization).

At The Walt Disney Company, everyone belongs! We want our employees to be themselves as this diversity promotes creativity, innovation, and overall helps us better serve our Disney guests and employees. Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive culture is unwavering, and we take great pride in the culture we’ve created. We invite you to belong! Apply today.


  • Manages a team of 2 salaried employees including training, development, administration, etc.
  • Will spend majority of time managing projects related to business and finance initiatives; prioritizing and managing a slate of overlapping tax requirements gathering, documenting, and testing.
  • Prioritize and manage a slate of overlapping tax requirements gathering, documenting, and testing.
  • Supports tax aspects of major business initiatives (e.g., Streaming rollout, Hulu integration, Source to Pay Modernization) including requirement planning, testing, communication & training.
  • Assist with the implementation, maintenance, and documentation of all tax applications (Vertex, SAP, BRIM, IAP taxability, ONESOURCE, WorkFront, etc.)
  • Manage Indirect Tax Data Lake implementation and design strategy.
  • Oversees RPA development and other Tax Transformation projects.
  • Provides data for audit support across Tax and supports CbC reporting.
  • Anticipate possible internal and external environment changes and assess whether the technology solutions and teams are prepared to address future needs.
  • Further, develop and grow the technology skills of the wider tax team to enable the Tax Function of the Future via ongoing communication, training, skill development support, and tool access and training

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related field.

Preferred Education

  • 5-10 years of relevant work experience

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 Co., LLC, which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

Disney Financial Services Co., 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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