Bonadio Group, The

Internship - Tax

US-NY-Pittsford | US-NY-Syracuse | US-NY-Albany | US-NY-Amherst
6 months ago
ID
2017-1446
# of Openings
5
Category
Tax Accounting

Overview

Our accounting internships involve actual accounting. Prepare for your public accounting career the right way—by working inside client teams that demand excellence under pressure. There’s no other way to know if you’re cut out to be a CPA. At The Bonadio Group you will be challenged to continually learn new skills, work in a high-paced environment, and provide exceptional detail and accuracy. In turn, we will reward your hard work through a competitive salary structure, lucrative bonuses, generous benefits, and professional growth opportunities.

 

Summary:

Work as an intern assistant on a variety of firm-related and client assignments.  Work under supervision of a performance coach and mentor on assigned tax engagements and develop relationships with other staff and clients. This role requires the ability to continually learn and use new skills, and to work in a high-paced, changeable client-service environment. 

Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the preparation of tax returns in addition to other accounting assignments.
  • Effectively apply technology tools and software in assigned areas.
  • Recognize and proactively support the fact that the firm is in the business of providing quality client service.
  • Keep the supervisors informed of engagement/project status.
  • Comply with firm practice management and quality control procedures and systems.
  • Develop awareness of budget constraints vs. quantity of work needed on files.
  • Research tax laws and regulations.
  • Prepare complex client correspondence including recommendations, technical issues, and responses to taxing authorities.
  • Assist with bookkeeping and account reconciliations (as applicable).
  • Prepare quarterly tax filings (as applicable).

Key Objectives:

  • Become familiar with the firm’s policies and procedures.
  • Learn the rules, regulations, and code of professional conduct of the AICPA.
  • Develop the ability to identify and understand tax accounting issues and apply accounting principles and procedures.
  • Develop an ability to effectively respond to questions from supervisors and clients.
  • Enhance writing skills related to business correspondence.
  • Strengthen ability to actively listen and question appropriately to gain full understanding

 

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Active enrollment in an accredited Accounting curriculum that satisfies the 150-hour academic requirement towards CPA certification.
  • Satisfactory progress in required academic coursework qualifying the employee to sit for the uniform CPA exam
  • Demonstrate an awareness and ability to use the firm software packages effectively. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Have passion to provide superior customer satisfaction
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active enrollment in an accredited Accounting curriculum that satisfies the 150-hour academic requirement towards CPA certification.
  • Satisfactory progress in required academic coursework qualifying the employee to sit for the uniform CPA exam
  • Demonstrate an awareness and ability to use the firm software packages effectively. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Have passion to provide superior customer satisfaction
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Dependable and proactive self-starter with the ability to handle and manage multiple priorities
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Maintain and promote ethical and firm values in conducting internal and external business activities
  • Dependable and proactive self-starter with the ability to handle and manage multiple priorities
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Maintain and promote ethical and firm values in conducting internal and external business activities

HOURS OF OPERATION:

  • Our office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Our summer hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. to noon on Friday. 
  • The ability to work additional hours during busy season is critical, but the rest of the year, flexibility is key.

In the fast-changing accounting industry, The Bonadio Group is always on the cutting edge of growth and innovation. Top-rated employee policies keep our workforce energized and advancing, and because of our many teams and specialty services, we offer more paths to partnership, including non-traditional arrangements. Add to that our robust training and mentoring programs, and the opportunities for growth really add up. Truly, at Bonadio, your trajectory is limitless. We are the nation’s 38th largest CPA and consulting firm, and the biggest in Upstate New York. Get on board, grow with us, and find your path to partnership. Apply today! 

 

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

 

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