Summer Audit & Tax Intern

Are you looking to gain exposure in audit and tax and learn more about public accounting? This eight-week program will be an excellent opportunity for interns to perform a wide variety of diversified tax, accounting and audit assignments under the direct supervision of different professionals at various levels. Interns apply accounting knowledge learned in the classroom to the client’s facts and circumstances and performs actual tax and audit duties and assignments alongside HM&M’s full-time staff.

Essential Functions

1. Participates in firm sponsored training sessions to learn our software, methodology and procedures
2. Learns a variety of different software applications including ProSystems Tax, CCH Engagement, CCH Practice Management, PDFlyer, TValue, and many others
3. Heavy use of Microsoft Office software including Excel and Word
4. Effectively communicates with HM&M personnel to receive information necessary to complete assignments
5. Uses the firm’s software programs to automate the process from trial balance to financial statements or tax program
6. Reconciles client records to trial balance, which may include analytical procedures, and performing various computations
7. Performs other tax, accounting and audit duties as needed in engagements and as assigned by supervisory personnel
8. Prepares orderly workpapers in electronic form that documents the preparation processes
9. Obtains a basic knowledge of research techniques and the various research sources in the firm library
10. Becomes proficient at preparing financial statements using the firm’s software programs

Education, Experience, and Skills Required

1. Completion of core accounting classes with solid results
2. Working toward obtaining Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in accounting, with the goal of becoming a CPA
3. Proficiency in use of computers
4. Strong communication skills (written and oral), organizational and analytical skills
5. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in English

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