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Production Tax Supervisor

Postuler maintenant Postuler ultérieurement Job ID 10087206 Emplacement Burbank, Californie, États-Unis Entreprise The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date de publication 18/06/2024

Résumé du poste:

About the Role & Team: 

The Production Tax Counsel Team is a practice group within the tax department that provides production tax support to Disney’s worldwide content production banners including Walt Disney Pictures, Marvel, Lucasfilm, Hulu, Pixar, ABC Signature Studios, 20th Television, 20th Century Studios and others. The Production Tax Counsel Team advises on all aspects of film production including legal entity structures, front and behind camera talent, and tax consequences of production activities including support/advice to our production tax incentive team. The Production Tax Counsel Team also provides tax planning support to the Entertainment Segment and on tax compliance matters.

The Production Tax Supervisor is responsible for supporting the Production Tax Counsel and enterprise-wide content production in day-to-day operations.   This position plays a key role in providing tax advice to the business areas involved in content production activities for purposes of tax incentive qualification and mitigation of tax risks consistent with our brand and risk profile.  Our productions occur across the globe and this role supports domestic production and INTL production.

What You Will Do:

  • Plan and implement legal arrangements, legal entity relationships, and day-to-day tax support for the Entertainment Segment in the production of motion pictures and episodic programs
  • Provide guidance to the Entertainment Segment and Tax on:
    • behind camera and front of camera talent-related tax matters in multiple jurisdictions,
    • tax considerations of contingent compensation, loan out companies, independent contractors, and employees,
    • structure of legal entity transactions and production activities by legal entities to proactively plan for relevant production incentives and applicable threshold for permanent establishment across multiple jurisdictions, and
    • cross-border crew/workforce related items and production-related issues (direct tax, withholding tax, indirect tax, relevant treaty analysis, and other tax considerations including impact of union/guild rules)
  • Legal research, analysis, and memo writing on technical tax matters (e.g., bonus depreciation, income forecast method, compensation arrangements, taxable versus nontaxable legal entity liquidations, consolidated returns, and tax accounting methods)
  • Provide support to the Production Tax Counsel on material transactions, tax compliance methodologies, and proactive planning (U.S., state and local and INTL with local tax desks)
  • Preparation of legal agreements for intercompany activities where necessary to qualify for production incentives or to mitigate tax risks

Required Qualifications & Skills:  

  • At least 3-4 years of work experience in an accounting or tax department at a corporation or equivalent experience at a Big 4 accounting firm or similar
  • Film or TV production budgeting and accounting experience
  • Substantive U.S. federal income tax experience (research, writing, and compliance)
  • Quantitative modeling and PowerPoint experience
  • Income tax accounting familiarity and awareness on material considerations including outside of uncertain tax positions
  • Project management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master in Tax and/or Accounting, or LL.M. in tax
  • Public accounting tax experience involving the entertainment industry

Education: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Accounting, Business, Finance, or other similar field, and/or Law degree and admission to a state bar (with membership in good standing)

Additional Information: 

Disney offers a rewards package to help you live your best life. This includes health and savings benefits, educational opportunities, and special extras that only Disney can provide. Learn more about our benefits and perks at https://jobs.disneycareers.com/benefits 

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!


The hiring range for this position in California is $123,000 to $150,200 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.


Sur The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

Chez Disney Corporate, vous verrez comment les secteurs d’activités qui animent les marques puissantes de la société se rassemblent pour former la société de divertissement la plus novatrice, développée et admirée au monde. En tant que membre d’une équipe d’entreprise, vous travaillerez avec les leaders de classe mondiale qui mettent au point les stratégies qui permettent à The Walt Disney Company de rester à la pointe du divertissement. Collaborez avec d’autres penseurs novateurs pour permettre aux meilleurs conteurs de créer des souvenirs pour des millions de familles du monde entier.

Sur The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, ainsi que ses filiales et sociétés affiliées, forme l’une des principales entreprises internationales diversifiées de divertissement familial et de médias. Elle comprend trois secteurs d'activités essentiels : Disney Entertainment, ESPN et Disney Experiences. Depuis ses modestes débuts en tant que studio de dessins animés dans les années 1920 jusqu’à son statut de référence actuel dans le secteur du divertissement, Disney poursuit fièrement sa tradition de création d’histoires et d’expériences exceptionnelles pour tous les membres de la famille. Les histoires, les personnages et les expériences de Disney touchent les consommateurs et les visiteurs du monde entier. À travers nos activités présentes dans plus de 40 pays, nos employés et cast members collaborent pour créer des expériences de divertissement appréciées à la fois au niveau universel et local.

Le poste est rattaché à Disney Financial Services, LLC , qui fait partie d’une entreprise que nous appelons The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

Disney Financial Services, LLC est un employeur qui souscrit au principe d’égalité des chances à l’emploi. Les candidat(e)s seront pris(es) en considération pour l’emploi sans considération de race, de couleur, de religion, de sexe, d’origine nationale, d’orientation sexuelle, d’identité sexuelle, de handicap ou de statut d’ancien combattant protégé. Disney défend un environnement commercial où les idées et décisions de tous et toutes nous aident à grandir, innover, créer les meilleures histoires et être pertinents dans un monde en évolution constante.

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