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Internship

STS Global Employer Services (GES) Intern - Summer 2025

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BDO USA

1mo ago

🚀 Summer Internship

Chicago +6

AI generated summary

  • You must be enrolled in a relevant degree program, have prior experience in workforce programs, and be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Strong communication, organization, and teamwork skills are essential. A positive attitude and willingness to learn are key.
  • You will research tax issues, analyze client data, prepare calculations, assist with tax compliance, communicate with clients, and support various projects for STS Global Employer Services at BDO USA.

Summer Internship

Accounting & Tax, Banking & FinanceChicago, Portland, Dallas, Stamford, Detroit, Los Angeles, Charlotte

Description

  • The STS Global Employer Services (GES) Intern will be responsible for utilizing his / her educational background and organizational skills to assist the GES practice in one or more of its four segments – Retirement Plans, People and Organization Strategy, Global Rewards Taxation, and Global Mobility. It is anticipated that the Intern will be primarily focused on one or two segments of the practice but will have exposure to all four segments.
  • The work done by the GES Intern will include performing basic research and assisting with various aspects of talent planning, retirement plan compliance, equity and incentive plan design, payroll tax compliance, executive and HR issues in transactions and tax equalizations, assignment cost projects, and preparation of tax returns for globally mobile employees. 
  • This opportunity will allow the Intern to gain a unique hands-on perspective on advising employers, executives and business owners on a full range of strategic issues and challenges related to managing a global workforce, including retaining key talent, incentivizing executives and employees, optimizing strategies for business transactions, and addressing complex world-wide tax requirements and opportunities.

Requirements

  • Education:
  • Currently enrolled in a bachelor’s or master’s degree program, required; majors in Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, Human Resources, Business Administration, or other relevant field of study, preferred
  • Experience:
  • Prior experience related to workforce programs and issues, preferred
  • Software:
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint, preferred
  • Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills especially ability to meet project deadlines with a focus on details
  • 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
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in PowerPoint and Excel

Area of Responsibilities

Accounting & Tax
Banking & Finance

Responsibilities

  • Research
  • Performs tax technical research to analyze client issues and composes a detailed report of the research findings for review by senior STS Global Employer Services professionals
  • Calculations and analysis
  • Reviews and analyzes client data and uses Excel modeling to prepare calculations needed for various consulting projects related to equity compensation and incentive plan design, retirement plans, payroll tax requirements, mobile employee cost projections, and M&A transactions
  • Tax and Information Reporting compliance
  • Assists with the preparation of the following returns as needed:
  • US individual tax returns for inbound and outbound international assignees
  • Forms 5500 for qualified retirement plans
  • Payroll tax forms such as 941, W-2, 1099, etc.
  • Informational reporting for equity plans such as Form 3921
  • General practice support
  • Communicates with clients as needed to support gathering of data and completion of projects
  • Assists with creating and organizing file documentation in support of client engagements
  • Assists with presentation materials for internal and external purposes, e.g., webinars, proposals, etc.
  • Other duties as required

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Chicago, Portland, Dallas, Stamford, Detroit, Los Angeles, Charlotte