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Core Tax Intern - Winter 2025 (Columbus) Job in Columbus, Ohio US

Core Tax Intern - Winter 2025 (Columbus)

BDO USA, LLP - Columbus, OH

Posted: 5/5/2024 - Expires: 8/3/2024

Job ID: 273169904


Job Description

Job Summary:

BDO is a place for energetic self-starters who can think and act like entrepreneurs. The Core Tax Services Intern will be responsible for utilizing his / her educational background as well as organizational skills in the service of firm's client base through the preparation of returns and extensions under the supervision of more experienced Core Tax Services professionals. 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 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")

Effectively uses referencing system and workpapers that ties to the return
Completes tasks and organizes file to minimize rework by reviewer
Ensures data is collected to comply with filing requirements
Takes initiative on impending due dates/engagement letters
Works with tax software applications to complete simple tax returns for review
Performs quarterly estimates and prepares extensions
Assists with responses to notices from the Internal Revenue Service
Assists in the projection of year-end filings

ASC 740-10 (FAS 109 and FIN 48) Tax Accruals

Correctly and proactively applies Firm policies, standards, and the BDO Tax Quality Manual (TQM) regarding FAS 109 and FIN 48

Assists with components of income tax provisions

Tax Consulting

Assists with developing, recommending, and implementing efficient and effective methods to maximize client benefits, especially by decreasing clients' current and future taxes

Operates online research tools to gather pertinent tax information
Monitors tax law and client factual developments on a regular basis, daily or weekly but at least bi-weekly
Develops and communicates to client service team personnel, viewpoints regarding how those developments might affect clients

Other duties as required

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


Enrolled in a Bachelors or Masters program in Accounting or other relevant field required
Pursuing a masters degree in Accounting or other relevant field preferred


Leadership experience preferred


Actively pursuing school credits to become a CPA


Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Other Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to follow instructions as directed
Ability to work effectively in a team setting
Positive attitude and willingness to learn
Seeks advice of appropriate superiors regarding issues related to compliance
Ability to prepare simple tax returns

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: $31.00/hr - $39.00/hr
Colorado Range: $22.00/hr - $30.00/hr
New York City/ Valhalla Range: $32.00/hr - $36.00/hr
Washington Range: $31.00/hr - $36.00/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
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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