Tax Compliance Intern

  • Experience 0-5 Years
  • Category Tax
  • Location Chicago, IL

Job Description

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.
People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.
Finance professionals prepare and interpret financial plans and reports, ensuring accuracy and compliance with applicable financial rules and regulations, including internal financial controls, to mitigate risk for the company. Finance professionals may also shape and execute client deals to maximize the use of Accenture's capital and resources, manage cash and/or liaise with the investor community.


The US Compliance Intern will work under the direction of the US Compliance Manager and will assist with various aspects of US federal income tax compliance and income tax accounting, including preparation of income tax and other forms required to be filed with tax authorities, calculating adjustments for quarterly and year-end forecasts, as well as special projects.  In this capacity, the intern provides requested inputs needed to compute taxable income.    The intern may also assist in account analysis, acquisition-related activities, maintenance of compliance files and calendars, and assist the Specialist and Manager with other computations or research as needed. This position requires proficiency in Microsoft Office suite to perform calculations, ability to perform general ledger account data analysis, and a focus on preparing and delivering quality work for review.  In this role, the US Compliance Intern works collaboratively with both outside service providers and other internal finance teams, including US Controllership, Treasury, the India Service Center and other internal Accenture organizations as needed. 


Basic Qualifications: 
  • Current student pursuing a Bachelor's degree OR a Master's degree with a graduation date between December 2017 and August 2018
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance

Preferred Skills:

  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.2 out of 4.0 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel), advanced Excel skills preferred

 Professional Skills Requirements:

  • Independent thinker with ability to collaborate with peers
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
Accenture is a federal contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
Equal Employment Opportunity
All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.
Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.
Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.
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