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.
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.
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
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 - $27.00/hr
New York City/ Valhalla Range: $32.00/hr
Washington Range: $31.00/hr - $39.00/hr
At BDO, our purpose is helping people thrive, every day. Together, we are focused on delivering exceptional and sustainable outcomes — for our people, our clients and our communities. Across the U.S., and in over 160 countries through our global organization, BDO professionals provide assurance, tax and advisory services for a diverse range of clients.