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Accounting Methods and Periods Tax Intern - Summer 2024

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RSM

Accounting Methods and Periods Tax Intern - Summer 2024

Irvine, CA +1 location
Internship
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    We are the leading provider of professional services to the middle market globally, our purpose is to instill confidence in a world of change, empowering our clients and people to realize their full potential. Our exceptional people are the key to our unrivaled, inclusive culture and talent experience and our ability to be compelling to our clients. You’ll find an environment that inspires and empowers you to thrive both personally and professionally. There’s no one like you and that’s why there’s nowhere like RSM.

    TAX INTERN – Credits, Incentives & Methods (CIM) – Accounting Methods & Periods (AMP)​

    Position Description

    At RSM, associates work with large and small companies in various industries. They develop strong working relationships with clients built on understanding their businesses and challenges. Associates work on multiple team engagements each year, including several pieces of any particular assignment - not just one part. Working in a mutually respectful team environment helps our associates perform at their best and integrate their career with their personal life.

    As a member of our CIM group, working specifically with Accounting Methods & Periods (AMP), you will be responsible for the following job duties which are focused around two core concepts: your technical and quality expertise and delivering excellent client service:​

    Examples of the candidate’s responsibilities include:

    • Assist with tax planning and research related to various items that affect the timing of income or deductions​

    • Develop an understanding of client's business and industry to help identify tax planning ideas​

    • Assist in implementing multiple projects simultaneously, which include client interviews, data gathering, analysis, computations, and preparation of tax filings​

    • Document facts and positions and draft other technical memoranda​

    • Communicate effectively and respond timely to internal and external requests to help drive the success of AMP engagements​

    • Maintain competency through continuing education and obtaining additional professional certifications

    Basic Qualifications:

    • 90 credit hours completed ​

    • Working towards B.A. / B.S. degree or equivalent from accredited university ​

    • Accounting Major​

    • Travel to assigned client locations is required. Must have access to and ability to arrange for use of reliable modes of transportation to those locations​

    • A minimum 3.0 GPA is preferred​

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills ​

    • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel ​

    • Ability to work effectively on a team ​

    • Ability to work and multitask in a fast-paced environment ​

    At RSM, we offer a competitive benefits and compensation package for all our people. We support and inspire you to prioritize your wellbeing by delivering personalized, holistic programming for your physical, emotional, financial and community wellbeing. RSM has a generous time off policy with at least 14 paid holidays, wellbeing days and associate and above access to self-managed time off. We offer flexibility in your schedule, empowering you to balance life’s demands, while also maintaining your ability to serve clients. Learn more about our total rewards at https://rsmus.com/careers/working-at-rsm/benefits.

    RSM is proud to be an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are proud to provide our employees with tools to assist them in being successful in achieving both personal and professional goals. We welcome and support all our employees to thrive in an environment free of discrimination and harassment. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer all applicants will receive consideration for employment as RSM does not tolerate discrimination and/or harassment based on race; color; creed; sincerely held religious beliefs, practices or observances; sex (including pregnancy or disabilities related to nursing); gender (including gender identity and/or gender expression); sexual orientation; HIV Status; national origin; ancestry; familial or marital status; age; physical or mental disability; citizenship; political affiliation; medical condition (including family and medical leave); domestic violence victim status; past, current or prospective service in the US uniformed service; pre-disposing genetic characteristics or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

    Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process and/or employment/partnership. RSM is committed to providing equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application, interview, or otherwise participate in the recruiting process, please call us at 800-274-3978 or send us an email at careers@rsmus.com.

    RSM does not intend to hire entry level candidates who will require sponsorship now OR in the future (i.e. F-1 visa holders). However, those candidates who may be recent U.S. college / university graduates possessing 1-2 years of progressive and relevant work experience, excluding internships, in the U.S. or his/her home country would be eligible for hire as an experienced candidate and thus eligible for sponsorship.

    Starting at: $37.50 per hour

  • Industry
    Professional Services
  • Locations
    Irvine, CA • Indianapolis, IN
  • About Us

    RSM is the leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services to the middle market, with over 16,600 professionals across the U.S., Canada, El Salvador and India. RSM has a global presence in 120 countries, we are focused on developing leading professionals and innovative services to meet our clients’ evolving needs in today’s ever-changing business environment. Our culture embodies inclusiveness and understanding, empowering our people to be their authentic selves, share their unique perspectives and own their futures to achieve their personal and professional aspirations.