Intern, Tax Job Description

Intern, Tax Job Description

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Intern, tax provides accounting and tax related consulting services in the Corporate Finance practice areas, supporting multiple engagement projects simultaneously.

Intern, Tax Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Maintain current knowledge in tax laws and accounting rules in the applicable areas
Proficiency in key tools (Excel, Word, etc)
Administrative duties (ie
Assist with the monthly/quarterly REIT testing
Assist with forecasting/projections
Assist with tax provision preparation
Prepare supporting schedules related to other required deliverables
Meet other terrific associates and interns to build your network
Do the same work as a staff associate
Preparing tax returns for detail review, ensuring all issues are addressed or documented and work papers are complete

Intern, Tax Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Intern, Tax

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: WHT, CPA, US

Education for Intern, Tax

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the intern, tax job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Taxation, Graduate, Economics, Business, Business/Administration, Law, Education, Information Systems

Skills for Intern, Tax

Desired skills for intern, tax include:

Excel
Tax laws and accounting rules in the applicable areas
Healthcare industry
Multiple ERP systems and databases
PBM
Excel in particular
Microsoft Office applications
Outlook
Accounting and finance
Microsoft Office – Word

Desired experience for intern, tax includes:

An interest in tax return preparation
Maintains a positive attitude, is enthusiastic and a team player
Open to students that will have either Junior or Senior status at time of internship
Accounting major
Some involvement on and off campus is preferred
Some work experience is a plus

Intern, Tax Examples

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Intern, Tax Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of intern, tax. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for intern, tax
  • Keeps up to date on tax law changes, cases, rulings and regulations and assist with tax research
  • Assist with transfer pricing issues including the company's royalty calculations, R&D cross charge calculations and documentation of transfer pricing
  • Apply comprehensive accounting knowledge to effectively analyze tax reports and to determine and communicate the impact of applicable taxes (domestic, foreign, deferred)
  • The position will require collection, analysis and preparation of data necessary to support tax return positions
  • Assist with high complexity assignments
  • Responsible for assisting with the preparation and completion of tax returns/processes within required deadlines
  • Gather and prepare information required for various components of tax reporting, including SEC reporting, US federal, state, and local tax returns for income
  • Assist with the preparation and analysis of various tax-related projects, such as R&D credit, accounting method changes, fixed assets, process improvements and automation, and ERP system implementation / updates
  • Perform research and learn to interpret tax laws and/or tax accounting rules and regulations applicable to new businesses, transactions, or new items
  • Assist with information gathering for tax audits, financial statement audits of tax-related items
Qualifications for intern, tax
  • Junior or Senior majoring in Accounting
  • Tax related experience helpful
  • Available to work whole-day increments (45 – 50 hours a week)
  • Completed Financial Accounting and Intermediate Accounting I and II
  • Working toward Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance
  • On track to complete 150 credit hours upon graduation and desire to sit for the CPA
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Intern, Tax Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an intern, tax. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for intern, tax
  • Perform transaction-based analysis to support Form 1042 preparation and FATCA regulation compliance
  • Prepare work papers, research tax issues
  • Assist management in various tax projects
  • Assistance with the domestic tax audits including but not limited to taking notes at IRS meetings, maintaining files given and received from the IRS, helping to respond to IRS inquiries, and other tasks as assigned
  • Respond to information requests from tax examiners
  • Perform tax research & assess potential impacts from changes in tax laws, and
  • Deliver process improvements for the tax compliance platform
  • Assist with the maintenance of OneSource tax software (product exceptions, customer exemptions, rate overrides, material group mappings)
  • A general understanding of how the sales tax system works
  • A specific understanding of tax depreciation rules
Qualifications for intern, tax
  • Ability to work 15-25 hours during school year and up to 40 during summer break
  • Ad hoc cross-functional projects with other departments with regard to tax processes
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting in progress required
  • Must be able to work at least 25 hours during the semester
  • Attention to detail and self-review
  • Must plan to return to school the semester following internship (undergraduate or graduate)
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Intern, Tax Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an intern, tax. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for intern, tax
  • Real-world work experience – You will get a chance to see that tax advisory is much more than simply filling out a tax form
  • Networking – As an intern you will not only work alongside our people, you will also have ample opportunity to join us for social events allowing you to get to know these professionals outside the office on a more personal level
  • Training – During your internship, you’ll have both formal and on-the-job training to help you develop technical and client skills necessary for a successful career
  • Determine product eligibility for the Women, Infants and Children and SNAP programs
  • Assist in the preparation of sales tax holiday information for customers
  • Assist with customer requests for sales tax information
  • Assist in legal research for customer projects
  • Assist in special research projects and tasks as needed
  • Effectively work and communicate with team members to accomplish tasks in a timely, efficient, and productive manner
  • Prepare federal and state income tax returns and supporting workpapers
Qualifications for intern, tax
  • Desired major should be in accounting with a concentration in tax preferred
  • Minimum of Junior Status
  • 12 week summer program
  • Hourly paid position
  • Dates of Internship are May 15-Aug 4, 2017
  • Dates of Internship are May 15th - Aug 4
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Intern, Tax Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an intern, tax. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for intern, tax
  • Reviewing procurement transactions for taxability
  • Assist with miscellaneous tax and business license filings
  • Assist with miscellaneous projects
  • Prepare assigned federal, state, and local income/franchise tax returns and estimates in a timely manner
  • Assisting the Calgon Carbon Tax department
  • Assisting with quarter-end income tax provision calculations and analysis
  • Initially reviewing and in certain circumstances responding to taxing jurisdictions' notices and requests for additional information
  • Assisting the tax department with income tax and sales and use tax audits
  • Interface with EVP of Tax other members of finance function and business units
  • Preparation of the international components of the U.S. federal income tax return including Forms 5471, 8858, 1118, plus other forms as needed
Qualifications for intern, tax
  • Seeking Juniors & Seniors with intension on going to graduate school immediately after graduation
  • Working towards a Bachelor's in Accounting, Finance, or similar field
  • Experience with tax preparation and research tools (Insource or equivalent, CCH or RIA)
  • Must be actively enrolled in school during the Intern program (Graduating no earlier than Fall of 2018)
  • Must be either an Accountant Major or a Computer Science Major with Accounting or Taxation minor
  • MST student, or an MBA student with previous tax experience
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Intern, Tax Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of intern, tax. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for intern, tax
  • Assists in providing technical assistance to customer service, accounts receivable and credit departments concerning exemption certificate procedures/requirements that can be supported during audits
  • Maintains the effective and expiration dates of certificates and obtain updated documents as needed
  • Acts as a liaison with customers to address questions and ensure proper documents are on file
  • Assists in supporting our corporate tax department and other departments by providing data as requested
  • Performs reconciliations, forecast and analyses of tax related general ledger accounts
  • Assists tax and other departments with tax or financial analysis as needed
  • Work with the K12 tax professionals
  • Gain exposure to a wide variety of corporate tax issues
  • Assist the tax team in the year-end tax accounting/provision, state income tax extension analysis, preparation of sales and property tax returns and notices
  • Assist in specific tax research and other tax related projects
Qualifications for intern, tax
  • Undergraduate business degree & work experience in accounting or finance
  • Currently enrolled as a graduate student, preferably with a focus on taxation
  • Candidate for a Bachelor's Degree (Junior or Senior status preferred) or Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Business Administration, Economics or related field
  • Must be working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field at a recognized college or university
  • Strong analytical, organizational and technological skills
  • Work well with other members of a team

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