Manager, Tax Provision
Job Number: FFE0004662
Organization: 20th Century Fox
Job Type: Finance/Accounting
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
Job Posting Date: March 22, 2017

Job Description

The primary responsibilities for this role will be hands-on calculation of the global tax provision for the Company's filmed entertainment, cable, network and TV station business entities.

  • Calculate the worldwide tax provision, which includes:
    • Calculation of worldwide forecasted annual effective rate each quarter;
    • Calculation of the worldwide quarterly and year-end tax provision;
    • Computation of the Federal, state and foreign effective tax rate;
    • Data/Information gathering from the various business units within Fox;
    • Documentation and maintenance of tax provision supporting workpapers.
  • The position will work closely with the tax compliance, tax planning, and international teams to gather data for the global tax provision calculation; including management, coordination and review of submissions, and addressing issues impacting the tax accounting treatment
  • Forecast global cash taxes, including management of process, data/information gathering and coordination with the various business units and local teams within Fox
  • Maintain deferred tax inventory, which is used as a basis for the company's deferred tax calculation, and as support for the tax balance sheet accounts
  • Analyze impacts of various proposed/enacted tax law changes
  • Analyze tax accounting consequences of tax planning strategies and significant transactions (acquisitions, divestitures, and reorganizations)
  • Coordinate with compliance and international teams to compile data, obtain information and address issues impacting the tax provision
  • Develop and maintain relationships with operational and finance counterparts in each business segment
  • Maintain and refine the information gathering process to ensure that all data needs are met with the maximum level of efficiency
  • Drive automation and process improvement initiatives
  • Research and resolution of tax issues 


  • Minimum 5 years of corporate tax experience in public accounting and/or private industry
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting required; CPA and advanced degree in taxation preferred
  • Corptax Provision user experience preferred 
  • Proficient in Excel 
  • Self-starter with strong organizational, interpersonal, and written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively manage projects, prioritize and handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as function well with independent responsibilities
Division Description:

20th Century Fox Film is one of the world's largest producers and distributors of motion pictures.  20th Century Fox Film produces, acquires and distributes motion pictures throughout the world.  These motion pictures are produced or acquired by the following units of 20th Century Fox Film:  Twentieth Century Fox, Fox 2000 Pictures, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Fox International Productions, and Twentieth Century Fox Animation.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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