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State and Local Tax Intern - 2024 - Seattle and Portland

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Moss Adams

18d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Portland +1

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  • You must have completed or be enrolled in an Accounting, Master of Tax, or JD/LLM program, meet CPA license educational requirements, be authorized to work in the US, have strong communication and problem-solving skills, adapt to change, and be willing to travel and work overtime.
  • You will participate in state and local tax compliance reviews, analyze tax controversies, research tax issues, and exhibit key success skills at a leading accounting firm in Seattle and Portland.

Off-cycle Internship

Accounting & TaxPortland, Seattle


  • Moss Adams is currently seeking State and Local Tax Interns for 2024 in Seattle and Portland.
  • Our interns gain knowledge of the firm's Tax practices through working with multiple clients across a variety of industries. 


  • Must have completed or be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program, Accounting, Master of Tax or JD/LLM preferred
  • For accounting majors, MUST meet educational requirements to obtain CPA license upon full-time hire in the state of employment
  • Eligible candidates must have academic courses remaining at the end of the internship; Candidates in year three of a 4-year degree program, or in year four of a 5-year program, preferred
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis upon hire. Moss Adams will not consider candidates for this position who require sponsorship for employment visa status now or in the future (e.g., H-1B status)
  • Preferred skills:
  • Technology-related coursework highly desirable
  • Excellent customer service skills; Ability to understand own and others' emotions to achieve desired goals
  • Creative problem solving, critical thinking and research skills; Organize information and exercise well-reasoned judgment
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills; Demonstrate confidence in decision making and poise in professional setting
  • Work effectively both as part of a team and independently
  • Highly motivated and embrace challenges as an opportunity to grow
  • Quickly adapt to a changing work environment, including the use of software, systems and technology
  • Outstanding organization and project management skills; Take responsibility for quality and timeliness of projects
  • Prepared to travel to client locations, which may include occasional overnight stays (travel expectations vary by department and office location; talk to your local recruiter regarding specifics)
  • Ability to work overtime, as needed
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Accounting & Tax


  • State & Local Tax Interns participate in performing state and local tax compliance reviews, analyze tax controversies, research and draft technical memoranda regarding income and franchise tax issues, and much more.
  • Individuals who thrive at Moss Adams exhibit the following success skills – Collaboration, Critical Thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Executive Presence, Growth Mindset, Intellectual Curiosity, and Results Focus.


Work type

Full time

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Portland, Seattle