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BDO USA, LLP - Cleveland, OH

Posted: 4/26/2024 - Expires: 7/25/2024

Job ID: 272824892


Job Description

Job Summary:

BDO is a place for energetic self-starters who can think and act like entrepreneurs. The STS Tax Intern, State and Local Tax will be responsible for basic research and analysis of state and local tax (SALT) issues, along with utilization of tax software in the completion of basic tax returns and other tax filings and documents. In this role, the STS Tax Intern, State and Local Tax will have the opportunity to utilize his / her educational background while working side-by-side with more experienced Tax members who will provide direction and coaching related a range of state and local tax laws and resources. This opportunity will allow you to gain a unique hands-on perspective on our firm's practices and people, as well as beginning to forge the critical relationships that will help maximize your chance for success in your career.

Job Duties:

Tax Methodology

Applies general understanding of knowledge and application of standards to effectively and efficiently deliver quality tax services

Tax Compliance

Ensures both that (a) clients comply with all applicable authorities, while at the same time minimizing their tax and reporting burdens, and (b) self and client service teams comply with all Firm policies, standards, and the BDO Tax Quality Manual ("TQM")
Participates in the preparation, filing and completion of voluntary disclosure agreements for sales and use tax, income tax and unclaimed property
Drafts tax memoranda, and other documents on various tax issues
Assists in drafting responses to notices from state taxing authorities
Prepares models for tax and unclaimed property exposure analysis
Participates in the audit defense of client returns and tax positions
Ensures all data needed to comply with filing requirements is obtained and identifies missing items needed to prepare assigned tax returns
Monitors current tax law changes and applies appropriately to the preparation of assigned tax returns
Manages collection and retention of all appropriate workpapers for assigned clients


Completes basic research on federal and state tax issues

Tax Consulting

Partners with experienced SALT tax professionals to learn the basics of state tax planning
Participates in client meetings with experienced tax professionals, as appropriate
Establishes relationships with Core Tax Services and other Specialized Tax Services client service professionals

Tax Specialization

Develops an in-depth understanding of the technical and practical issues and opportunities regarding one or more areas of taxation

Strategy Development

Assists in the preparation of tax presentations for client meetings

Tax-Related Software

Utilizes Caseware, Go Systems, and other tax-related software in the completion of basic tax returns with appropriate supervision, as applicable

Other duties as required

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


Enrolled in a Bachelors or Masters program in Accounting, Taxation, Finance or other relevant field, Juris Doctorate (J.D) program, or Master of Laws (LLM) program, required


Leadership experience, preferred
Prior internship or other work experience within an accounting setting or public accounting, preferred
Membership and participation in accounting or finance organizations at the college level, preferred




Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to follow instructions as directed
Ability to successfully multi-task while working independently or within a team
Positive attitude and willingness to learn
Ability to research taxation topics and communicate or compose written analysis effectively
Basic knowledge of accounting and tax theory.
Seeks advice of appropriate superiors regarding issues related to compliance
Ability to prepare simple tax returns as well as drafting other tax related documents

Individual salaries that are offered to a candidate are determined after consideration of numerous factors including but not limited to the candidate's qualifications, experience, skills, and geography.

California Range: $28.00/hr - $37.00/hr
NYC/Long Island/Westchester Range: $32.00/hr - $36.00/hr
Washington Range: $28.00/hr - $37.00/hr

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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Licenses / Certifications:
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Applied Math: 5
Graphic Literacy: 5

Workplace Documentation: 5