Position Overview: A successful Tax Intern is responsible for the reconciliation and tax preparation process for ATBS clients. A Tax Intern completes a high volume of accurate year-end reconciliations of client accounts, 1099s, and YTD information to produce a Form Schedule C. In addition, a Tax Intern will prepare a high volume of accurate tax returns and communicate with clients throughout the process. This position is supervised by a Senior Tax Associate that provides mentorship and review of the Tax Intern’s work for continuing professional development. This internship is a part time position requiring 20-30 hours per week, taking place from October 17th, 2022 to April 17th, 2023. Opportunities for full-time work are available. If mutually agreeable between the intern and ATBS, it is likely that an offer for regular employment will be extended to the intern after the internship period is completed.

About You:

  • You solve problems creatively and develop innovative solutions
  • You are curious and have an inherent willingness to learn
  • You enjoy collaborating with others and have excellent communication skills
  • You are analytical and detail oriented
  • You always go the extra mile to provide exceptional customer service

Significant Responsibilities:

  • Accurately verify and reconcile revenue and expense amounts provided by clients or partner carriers to amounts reported within the ATBS database
  • Analytically research and ensure that clients’ financial results are in line with established due diligence parameters or have reasonable explanations from the established parameters
  • Successfully generate accurate Schedule C information for inclusion in clients’ income tax return and adhere to all established reconciliation processes
  • Effectively prepare a high volume of individual federal, state, and local income tax returns
  • Passionately provide exceptional customer service by gathering tax information, assisting in answering clients’ questions regarding accounting matters and communicating information in a manner that is understood by clients and ATBS employees
  • Actively support other departments and contribute to the growth of ATBS

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong analytical, computer, and math skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and skills
  • Ability to quickly learn new software
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility to work additional hours when required
  • Bilingual (Spanish) skills are a plus

Education and/or Experience:

  • Notable progress toward an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Previous customer service experience is beneficial
  • Knowledge of tax rules and regulations is helpful
  • Participation in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program or a similar program is a plus

Compensation/Salary: The starting pay range for this position is $16 - $18/hr. Compensation and benefits are based on, among other things, primary work location, academic achievements, and previous work experience. ATBS offers competitive wages based on industry standards.