Tax Internship Position

The firm of Purdy Powers & Company is looking for current students to fill full-time and part-time internships positions for Tax with exposure to Audit and other assurance engagements.

Accounting majors are encouraged to apply if they are completing their degree between May 2020 and May 2022 and have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Become familiar with the firms policies and procedures

  • Understand the rules, regulations and code of conduct of the AICPA

  • When assigned to financial statement engagements:

    • Become familiar with FASB, GASB and AICPA pronouncements

    • Become proficient at preparing financial statements

    • Obtain exposure on the types of financial statement engagements offered by the firm

    • Assume responsibility for unaudited financial statement engagements or segments of audits under the supervision of more experienced staff

  • When assigned to tax engagements:

    • Become familiar with pertinent IRC sections and regulations

    • Obtain a working knowledge of research techniques and the various research sources available

    • Become proficient in the preparation of corporate, individual, partnership, fiduciary and other tax returns prepared by the firm

    • Assume responsibility for the completion of tax returns under the supervision of more experienced staff

Purdy Powers & Company is a leading accounting, tax and business advisory firm in Portland, Maine dedicated to serving the needs of mid-size companies. Our goal is to help our clients grow to their potential by providing business services that deliver results. We are looking for exceptional candidates who also want to grow to their potential and would like to be part of a fast-paced entrepreneurial accounting firm.

The internship features a highly competitive salary. Purdy Powers & Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Must submit a cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcript to:

Jane Bopp, Human Resources Director
Purdy, Powers & Company
jbopp@purdypowers.com

No phone calls, please.

Purdy Powers & Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.