State and Local Tax Intern – Summer 2023 Job

Job Overview

Toronto, Ontario
Job Type
Salary / Compensation
Details Not Provided
Date Posted
1 year ago

Additional Details

Entry Level (0 - 2 Years)

Job Description

At RSM, interns work with large and small companies in various industries. They develop strong working relationships with clients built on understanding their businesses and challenges. Interns work on multiple team engagements each year, including several pieces of any particular assignment – not just one part. Working in a mutually respectful team environment helps our associates perform at their best and integrate their career with their personal life.

Examples of candidate’s responsibilities include:

  • Integrating state and local tax services with existing clients 
  • Completing tax planning and research tasks
  • Developing an understanding of state and local tax regulations and accounting pronouncements  
  • Reviewing client’s current tax processes to identify inefficiencies and provide enhancements to improve the clients’ procedures and reduce tax exposure
  • Working with the client’s information technology personnel to obtain data of historical purchasing and sales to analyze for reporting requirements, audit procedures, and review for potential refund or credits  
  • Assisting the client with evaluating sales/use tax software systems that meet their compliance needs and support the implementation process

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree or equivalent degree from an accredited university
  • Meeting education requirement for CPA Professional Education Program (PEP) admission per CPA Canada
  • Accounting Major
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Travel to assigned client locations is required. Must have access to and ability to arrange for use of reliable modes of transportation to those locations.
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA is preferred

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills  
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel 
  • Ability to work effectively on a team 
  • Ability to work and multitask in a fast-paced environment


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