Tax Intern - Chicago

Job Summary

BDO’s Core Purpose is Helping People Thrive Every Day. Our Core Values reflect how we manage our work, our relationships and ourselves. As an employee of the firm, you will live true to our Core Values of people first, being exceptional every day in every way, embracing change, feeling empowered through knowledge and choosing accountability.

Our Core Values are the standards by which we conduct ourselves day in and day out, both internally and externally. 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.

Intern Compensation: $12 - $18 Hour

Qualifications Education: • 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 Experience: • Leadership experience preferred License/Certifications: • Actively pursuing school credits to become a CPA Software: • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint 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