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Core Tax Intern - Winter 2025 - Jacksonville



20d ago

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Accounting & Tax
  • Jacksonville

AI generated summary

  • You must be enrolled in an Accounting program, pursuing CPA credits, with strong communication skills and ability to work in a team setting. Positive attitude and willingness to learn are essential. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and ability to prepare simple tax returns required.
  • You will assist with tax compliance, ASC 740-10 tax accruals, tax consulting, and other duties as needed. Use tax software, research tools, and stay updated on tax laws.


  • 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


  • Tax Compliance:
  • Ensures both that (a) clients comply with all applicable authorities, while at the same time minimizing their tax and reporting burdens, and (b) self and client service teams comply with all Firm policies, standards, and the BDO Tax Quality Manual (“TQM”)
  • Effectively uses referencing system and workpapers that ties to the return
  • Completes tasks and organizes file to minimize rework by reviewer
  • Ensures data is collected to comply with filing requirements
  • Takes initiative on impending due dates/engagement letters
  • Works with tax software applications to complete simple tax returns for review
  • Performs quarterly estimates and prepares extensions
  • Assists with responses to notices from the Internal Revenue Service
  • Assists in the projection of year-end filings
  • ASC 740-10 (FAS 109 and FIN 48) Tax Accruals:
  • Correctly and proactively applies Firm policies, standards, and the BDO Tax Quality Manual (TQM) regarding FAS 109 and FIN 48
  • Assists with components of income tax provisions
  • Tax Consulting:
  • Assists with developing, recommending, and implementing efficient and effective methods to maximize client benefits, especially by decreasing clients’ current and future taxes
  • Operates online research tools to gather pertinent tax information
  • Monitors tax law and client factual developments on a regular basis, daily or weekly but at least bi-weekly
  • Develops and communicates to client service team personnel, viewpoints regarding how those developments might affect clients
  • Other duties as required

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Mission & Purpose

BDO USA, LLP is a professional services firm that offers a wide range of assurance, tax, and advisory services. The company is dedicated to providing high-quality, tailored solutions to meet the unique needs of its clients across various industries. BDO focuses on helping businesses navigate complex challenges, optimise performance, and achieve their strategic objectives. With a commitment to excellence, innovation, and client satisfaction, BDO strives to build long-term relationships and deliver value through deep industry expertise and a personalised approach.

Culture & Values

  • Empowerment Through Knowledge

    Be curious. Listen intently. Be direct. Share what you know.

  • People First

    We before me. Care. Earn trust and be trusting. Be respectful.

  • Exceptional Every Day, Every Way

    Model excellence. Have integrity. Be a true professional. Everyone is a client.

  • Embrace Change

    Move to improve. Be forward thinking. Lead the way. Grow and help others grow.

  • Choose Accountability

    Do what you'll say you'll do. Take personal responsibility. Be humble. Mind the bottom line.


  • Growth

    Ongoing training and professional development opportunities to empower your career journey

  • BDO Flex

    Flexibility at BDO is not a one-size-fits-all approach. We encourage our people to collaborate with their teams to achieve work+life fit

  • Personal Satisfaction

    A culture that allows you to love what you do and where you do it

  • Family

    Options that help you put your family first. Including: parental leave, pet insurance and long-term care benefits

  • Paid Time Off

    A culture that encourages employees to rest and recharge, with 12 holidays celebrated annually, including a week off at the end of the year

  • Wellness

    Programs designed to help you reduce stress and improve overall health and well-being

  • Retirement Benefits

    Plan for your future with a competitive 401k plan and a defined benefit plan offered through BDO’s ESOP

  • Benefits Program

    From day one, comprehensive medical, dental, vision, FSA and prescription insurance for the whole family