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Tax Data Management & Innovation Graduate Intern, Spring 2024

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10062043 Location Celebration, Florida, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Sep. 14, 2023

Job Summary:

The Tax Data Management & Innovation Intern will play a key role in developing the Tax function using technology. In addition, this position will assist with identifying the technology needs of Tax to allow support to our businesses and the rapidly changing external tax regulatory landscape.

This role will assist with 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 assist with 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.     

Make an impact by...

  • Assisting with projects related to business and finance initiatives, prioritizing and managing a slate of overlapping tax requirements, gathering, documenting, and testing (Estimate this will be 50% indirect tax and 50% income tax related).
  • Support tax aspects of major business initiatives (e.g., Streaming rollout, Hulu integration, Source to Pay Modernization), including requirement planning, testing, communication & training.
  • Assist with implementing, maintaining, and documentation of all tax applications (Vertex, SAP, BRIM, IAP taxability, ONESOURCE, WorkFront, etc.)
  • Assist with Indirect Tax Data Lake implementation and design strategy.

What we’re looking for…

(Basic Qualifications)

  • A strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Interest in tax and technology
  • Proven problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated computer skills (e.g., Alteryx, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint & Access)

Required Education

  • Currently pursuing (or recently graduated within 6 months) a Graduate degree in Accounting, Finance, Tax or other related major OR;
  • Currently pursuing (or recently graduated within 6 months) a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Tax or other related major, paired with: One or more parts of the CPA exam taken and passed OR, at least one previous internship or other accounting/tax experience with a CPA firm or medium-large corporation
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher

Additional Information:

  • The approximate dates of this internship are January through June 2024.
  • Candidate must be available to work full-time hours (approximately 40 hours per week) during normal business hours Monday – Friday.  
  • This internship is a primarily on-site position. You must be able to provide own housing and reliable transportation in the Orlando, FL area. Also requires a working, reliable internet connection as well as a quiet, dedicated workspace.
  • We provide limited housing opportunities for Florida Based Professional Interns through American Campus Communities, for more information click here
  • 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​
  • 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

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: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. 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, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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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