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Responsibilities:Interns will be responsible for utilizing educational knowledge and experience to perform numerous accounting related responsibilities such as:Respond to client and firm associate requests in a timely, accurate, positive and professional mannerRespond to inquiries from client and work with client to gather necessary information for completion of required documentsUse data analysis skills to discover useful information and patterns to provide support in recommendationsProactively identify improvement opportunities in processes to enhance efficiency***NOTE: Interns will receive experience in both tax ANDaudit if possible*** Tax Specific:Prepare individual, business and fiduciary tax returns and projections in accordance with firm and professional standards as directed by engagement leadersUnderstand and effectively use current tax and accounting software applicationsResearch tax related issues and other related financial reportsPerform a limited number of tax return interviews as needed Audit Specific:Perform audit, review, and compliance testing procedures in accordance with firm and professional standards and as directed by engagement leadersCommunicate with engagement leaders regarding open items, testing problems, or other important matters in a timely mannerPrepare (or review client prepared) financial statements and footnotes, management reports, and other engagement outputsDevelop technical competency with GAAP, especially related to assigned product line What You will GainExperience the Wipfli Way first hand while working side by side with professionals from all levels of the firmDevelop experience and skills to become a trusted business advisor for clients and associatesGain hands-on experience in tax and/or audit work, and related software applicationsWork as an individual contributor and as part of a team to support client engagementsGain exposure to a variety of clients and industries ranging from small businesses to large corporationsDevelop administrative, professional, and interpersonal skills to the extent of being able to organize, analyze, and communicate with others in a productive and efficient manner
Qualifications:Pursuing a Bachelors or Masters degree in Accounting (completion of corporate or individual taxation class is required)Above average competency in accounting as demonstrated by college GPA; Minimum 3.2 GPAWorking towards eligibility to sit for CPA exam upon graduation (150 credits)Preferred coursework in Data Analytics or Big DataAbility to think independently and make good decisions based on education and experienceGood communication and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with clients and staffAbility to prioritize work, follow through on requests,take initiative and meet deadlinesWipfli is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All candidates will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws.#LI-VS1