Overview

We Are…
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!

Responsibilities

Make an Impact by…..

  • Acting as am embedded team member of the Disney’s Corporate Tax Center of Excellence
  • Assisting in the preparation of the company’s federal, state and international income tax returns for all worldwide business units
  • Gathering and analyzing data, performing computations and preparing work papers for tax returns and tax provisions
  • Preparing federal, state and international corporate income tax estimates, extensions and returns for a diverse group of corporations conducting multi-national operations
  • Collaborating with tax, business and accounting personnel throughout the company to obtain and analyze data needed for tax compliance
  • Researching income tax compliance-related issues
  • Drafting user manuals for the department to outline Standard Operating Guidelines
  • Updating SharePoint sites

Basic Qualifications

What You Bring to the Role…..

  • A strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint & Access)

Preferred Qualifications

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

Required Education

  • Rising senior level or higher pursuing (or recently graduated with) a degree in Accounting, Finance, Tax or related major
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher

Preferred Education

  • Graduate student or recent graduate (within 6 months)

Company Overview

The Walt Disney Company is the global leader in high-quality entertainment and innovative technology. Begin a career that delivers unparalleled creative content and experiences to audiences around the world.

Additional Information

  • Must be enrolled in a 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 the past six (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
  • Current Active Disney cast members must meet Professional Internship transfer guidelines (for Walt Disney World cast members this is no more than four points and one reprimand in the last six months; for Disneyland cast members this is six months of consecutive service and a performance record clear of any disciplinary issues (warnings, suspensions, etc.) for at least six months)
  • Program Dates: Interns must be fully available from January through July 2017.
  • Required Materials: Resume and transcripts must be uploaded at time of online application.
  • Housing: A limited number of housing is available for Florida based participants. Interns are able to sign up for housing once they have accepted an internship offer.
  • Transportation: Interns must have reliable transportation to get to and from work for the duration of their internship program.

About The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company is the global leader in high-quality entertainment and innovative technology. Begin a career that delivers unparalleled creative content and experiences to audiences around the world.