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Intern - Tax Analyst
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Acxiom | Conway, AR
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Job Description

The Tax Analyst Intern assists with preparation of tax returns and reports involved with federal, state, local, and other tax liabilities. You will develop knowledge of all tax laws affecting the company, assist with information gathering for tax audits, and meet all scheduled deadlines for projects. You will also be involved with tax implications of mergers and acquisitions or other structuring or special tax projects.

Are you driven, passionate, and seeking a challenging opportunity with a phenomenal company? Undergraduate and Graduate Seniors with an anticipated graduation date between May 2020 and December 2020 are encouraged to apply. Students will be exposed to tax analytics at one of the world's leading marketing technology companies.

For this role, we are seeking students who can begin an internship immediately this fall and who can commit to a minimum of 20 hours/week.

What you will do:

* Assist with preparation and completion of tax returns/processes within required deadlines
* Collect and prepare information required for various components of tax reporting, including SEC reporting, US federal, state, and local tax returns for income
* Assist with the preparation and analysis of various tax-related projects, such as R&D credit, accounting method changes, fixed assets, operational improvements and automation, and ERP system implementation / updates
* Perform research and learn to interpret tax laws and/or tax accounting rules and regulations applicable to new businesses, transactions, or new items
* Conduct information collection as well as financial statement audits of tax-related items
* Build and maintain knowledge of tax laws and accounting rules in the applicable areas
* Work independently with minimal direct supervision

What you will need:

* Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Accounting with a minimum 3.25 GPA
* Proficiency in key tools (Excel, Word, etc.)
* Strong attention to detail and strong analytical and organizational problem-solving skills
* Excellent communication skills
* Strong project management skills
* Drive to be a great teammate

What will set you apart:

* Experience in corporate taxation from public accounting and/or industry
* Advanced proficiency in Excel
* Experience with tax preparation and research tools (Insource or equivalent, CCH or RIA)
* Minimum 3.5 GPA

Who are we seeking?

* Top Talent & High Performers: We hire the brightest in the industry!
* Innovative Collaborators: We drive operational improvements to promote efficiency and enhance performance.
* Future Leaders: We develop our people and promote from within.
* Game Changers: We empower people to challenge the status quo and explore new possibilities.
* Emotional Intelligence: We cultivate greatness both within ourselves and with others.
* Hardworking Employees: We look for initiative to conquer complex challenges.

We believe in creating an awesome workplace where associates feel highly motivated and want to engage every single day. It's important to Acxiom that we invest in our culture and promote a healthy work-life balance.

As a part of Acxiom, you will join a fast paced, high-performance culture where we empower our people to do innovative, cutting-edge work. You will always be guided to do what is right.

At Acxiom, we believe in exceptionalism. We don't aspire to be mediocre, good, nor even great - we intend to be the absolute best in everything we do.


Primary Location City/State:

Conway, Arkansas

Additional Locations (if applicable):

Acxiom is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics or other protected status.