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Fall 2024 Office of International Affairs Intern

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Washington, DC

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Off-cycle Internship

Accounting & Tax, Legal•Washington, DC

Description

  • The Board’s Office of International Affairs (OIA), located in Washington, D.C., has a position for an intern for the fall of 2024. It is expected that this position will be a mix of remote and in-person work. OIA provides advice and counsel to the Board concerning the Board’s exercise of its authority outside of the United States and is responsible for the Board’s international stakeholder outreach including regular interaction with various PCAOB Divisions and Offices as well as foreign counterparts relating to the Board’s foreign oversight authority.
  • The intern would work with one or more of OIA’s ten staff members (eight attorneys, one accountant, one project coordinator) on a variety of projects related to OIA’s work. These could include assisting with research about non-U.S. laws, regulatory frameworks or audit policy matters in furtherance of the Board’s cooperation with non-U.S. authorities; drafting summary or recommendation memoranda for senior staff and the Board; participating in the planning and execution of the PCAOB’s annual International Institute of Audit Regulation (in-person attendance in Washington, D.C. required); assisting in the preparation of meetings related to the International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR), and various other projects. An attempt will be made to expose the intern to as many kinds of international issues as possible.

Requirements

  • Completion of at least one year of coursework and current enrollment at an accredited law school or current enrollment in a program leading toward a master's degree in accounting, international affairs, business, or a related discipline.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Solid time management, organization, and prioritization skills.
  • Willingness to work as a team member.
  • Ability to be flexible, work independently, and be self-motivated.
  • Proficient with Microsoft software applications and common legal research tools (exposure to SharePoint a plus, but not required).
  • Knowledge of accounting or auditing is not required.
  • Foreign language skills a plus, but not required.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Accounting & Tax
Legal

Responsibilities

  • Perform legal and other research on a variety of regulatory and audit policy issues
  • Assist in preparing Board memoranda
  • Assist in the planning and execution of the International Institute on Audit Regulation
  • Assist staff on other projects as needed, e.g., in connection with IFIAR
  • Attend virtual and in-person meetings with PCAOB staff and non-U.S. regulatory counterparts
  • Work with different Divisions and Offices throughout the organization on a variety of issues related to the Board’s foreign oversight.

Details

Work type

Part time

Work mode

hybrid

Location

Washington, DC