Accounting Internship- Spring 2021

Recruiter
Wipfli LLP
Location
Helena, Montana, United States
Salary
USD 14.00 - 19.00 per hour
Posted
16 Sep 2020
Closes
17 Sep 2020
Ref
2019-3100
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Entry level, Internship
Overview

At Wipfli, people count

Our people are core to everything we do - the catalyst behind our ability to create exceptional impact and extraordinary results.

We believe in flexibility. We focus on relationships. We encourage each individual to follow their own path. And we seek feedback openly, from all.

People matter here and they feel it.

And we value curiosity. Curious is more than a personality trait. It's a way of thinking. Of learning. Of working.

There's purpose in this wonder. It makes us better. It makes us Wipfli.

If you want to be in an environment where you can make a difference - and make a professional home - Wipfli is the place for you.

Check out our Glassdoor Reviews to hear what people are saying about employment at Wipfli!

Responsibilities

Interns will be responsible for utilizing educational knowledge and experience to perform numerous accounting related responsibilities such as:
  • Respond to client and firm associate requests in a timely, accurate, positive and professional manner
  • Respond to inquiries from client and work with client to gather necessary information for completion of required documents
  • Use data analysis skills to discover useful information and patterns to provide support in recommendations
  • Proactively identify improvement opportunities in processes to enhance efficiency


Tax Specific:
  • Prepare individual, business and fiduciary tax returns and projections in accordance with firm and professional standards as directed by engagement leaders
  • Understand and effectively use current tax and accounting software applications
  • Research tax related issues and other related financial reports
  • Perform a limited number of tax return interviews as needed


What You will Gain
  • Experience the Wipfli Way first hand while working side by side with professionals from all levels of the firm
  • Develop experience and skills to become a trusted business advisor for clients and associates
  • Gain hands-on experience in tax and/or audit work, and related software applications
  • Work as an individual contributor and as part of a team to support client engagements
  • Gain exposure to a variety of clients and industries ranging from small businesses to large corporations
  • Develop administrative, professional, and interpersonal skills to the extent of being able to organize, analyze, and communicate with others in a productive and efficient manner


Qualifications

  • Pursuing a Bachelors or Master's degree in Accounting
  • Above average competency in accounting as demonstrated by college GPA; Minimum 3.2 GPA
  • Working towards eligibility to sit for CPA exam upon graduation (150 credits)
  • Preferred coursework in Data Analytics or Big Data
  • Ability to think independently and make good decisions based on education and experience
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with clients and staff
  • Ability to prioritize work, follow through on requests, take initiative and meet deadlines

The recruiting team member guiding you through this process is Victoria Spencer and you can find her on Linkedin here. She is based in our Milwaukee, WI office and looks forward to guiding you through this process.

Wipfli is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All candidates will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identify, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Wipfli supports Equal Pay for all. In addition, in the State of Montana, we are committed to Equal Pay for Women in accordance with Executive Order 12-2016. The pay range for this role is $14 - $19/hour