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Payroll Analyst

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10005804 Location Celebration, Florida, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Aug. 01, 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:

This position is responsible for ensuring that all DIESI expatriate cast members/employees are paid accurately and timely each week via direct deposit and that all SAPL employees are paid accurately and timely each month through foreign wire transfers.


  • Processing payroll for high profile executives including earnings adjustments, imputed files, stock options, RSUs, bonuses and special payment for DIESI expatriates and SAPL employees.
  • Partnering with various departments such as: Corporate Tax, HR, Global Mobility, Finance, and Cash& Banking to ensure timely and accurate payrolls and tax reporting.
  • Working closely with Corporate Tax and Global Mobility on redesigning the DIESI/SAPL payroll processes for current and future park expansions.
  • Run weekly, monthly and yearly audits to ensure taxes are in balance in preparation for year-end W2 and tax reporting.
  • Processing SAPL payroll through CitiDirect website using currency exchange rates and wire transfers.
  • Leading the year-end payroll processes for DIESI W2 reporting.
  • Preparation and submittal of payroll tax filings for Federal, State, and Local governments for withholding and State unemployment Insurance (monthly, quarterly, and annual).
  • Processing SAPL payroll through CitiDirect website using currency exchange rates and wire transfers.
  • Leading the year-end payroll processes for DIESI W2 reporting.
  • Resolve correspondence with tax jurisdictions.
  • Perform tax adjustments, corrections, and refunds as needed.
  • Research of existing State & Federal rules and regulations and apply to daily work.
  • Research and resolve outstanding Payroll Tax postings in G/L.
  • Assess opportunities and implement process improvements/automation for the Payroll tax organization.
  • Analyze data, prepare and present results to leadership.
  • Provide excellent customer service on Payroll tax issues to internal and external customers.

Required Qualifications:

  • Project management experience
  • Strong organizational and time management skills. Ability to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities at one time
  • Strong partnering skills with an ability to effectively engage others, initiate work/work flow, and gets work done through partners from across the segment leveraging virtual methodologies
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact professionally with partners of varying levels within the organization and external to the organization
  • Demonstrate advanced computer skills in MS Excel, Access.
  • Demonstrate strong analytical skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information

Preferred Qualifications:

  • SAP experience
  • Strong understanding of gross-up calculations
  • Strong understanding of foreign currencies and exchange rate calculations
  • Ability to drive to collaborative solutions
  • Demonstrated strategic and creative thinking skills
  • Proven experience in Accounting/Payroll; payroll tax reporting and compliance
  • Ability to understand the structure and operation of payroll systems
  • Minimum one year commitment to the role

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

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 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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