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Tax Department Intern Summer 2018

Job ID 5746977 Date posted 09/18/2017

Job Responsibilities for Tax Intern

SUMMARY:

Assist Tax Department with preparation and documentation of wide variety of state and Federal tax filings and miscellaneous department projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Tax Department expense reports
  • State Annual reports and Business & Occupation Taxes
  • Abandoned Property reporting
  • Preparation of federal uniform capitalization (UNICAP) surveys to internal stakeholders
  • Canadian Reg. 105 reporting duties
  • Creation and updates to federal research and development spreadsheets
  • Review invoices from Onbase system for purposes of preparing Minnesota sales/use tax returns.
  • Processing of State corporate income tax returns for mailing
  • Processing of UK value added tax (VAT) information
  • Preparation of tax workpaper books and file folders
  • Record retention and storage activities
  • Significant ad hoc Excel spreadsheet creation and/or updating
  • Tax account reconciliations

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

·Highly motivated individual able to work in fast-paced environment.

·Organizational skills with the ability to multi-task efficiently.

·Excellent written and oral communication skills to be able to work effectively with internal and external customers.

·Responsible, accurate individual with the ability to meet defined due dates.

·The ability to work independently with little to no supervision.

·Adherence to company confidentiality requirements.

·The individual will follow Loram’s safety rules and regulations


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Prefer person working on Bachelor of Accounting degree; and one year of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


COMPUTER SKILLS:
Working knowledge of various PC based computer software packages including financial spreadsheets and word processing. Intermediate Excel.


LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Excellent communication and leadership skills when interacting with internal and external customers.


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
 The applicant will have the ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide, and compute ratios and percents.


REASONING ABILITY:
Ability to correctly make decisions involving client issues/ problems including when to escalate the problem to a more senior consultant


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
 The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to be successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls’ reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT:
 The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise and scent level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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