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American Tower | Boston, Massachusetts
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The Tax team is responsible for areas of tax compliance, including but not limited to REIT compliance monitoring, acquisition due diligence, and forecasting/projections. The Tax Intern will provide assistance with respect to all monthly and quarterly deliverables. The Intern will have frequent interactions with other members of the Tax department and with the Accounting, Legal, and Human Resources departments, and therefore must be effective with communication and able to solve problems and following through on resolving issues and completing deliverables.


* Assist with monthly/quarterly REIT testing.
* Assist with acquisition due diligence.
* Assist with forecasting/projections.
* Assist with tax provision preparation.
* Assist with tax compliance.
* Prepare supporting schedules related to other required deliverables.
* Other duties as assigned


* Proficient in Microsoft Excel
* Ability to work with numerous functional groups and different level of employees
* Strong organizational skills; ability to accomplish multiple tasks within the agreed upon timeframes through effective prioritization of duties and functions in a fast paced environment
* Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to present ideas and suggestions clearly and effectively
* High energy, a consistent positive attitude
* Strong problem-solving skills
* Experience with online tax research tools such as BNA Tax Management Portfolio Library and CCH Tax Research Network
* Excellent references


* Completing either last year of Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Master's degree in Tax


Approximately 100% performed in climate-controlled internal office environment working under normal office conditions. No travel is expected in support of the internship's responsibilities.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands and fingers to feel and handle, reach with arms and hands, talk and hear. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel and crouch, lift weight or exert a force up to a maximum of 25 pounds.

About American Tower

American Tower Corporation is a wireless and broadcast communications infrastructure company with a portfolio of over 23,700 communications sites, including wireless communications towers, broadcast communications towers and distributed antenna system (DAS) networks. The Company is a holding company, and it conducts its operations through its subsidiaries. The Company operates in two segments: rental and management, and network development services. Its primary business is leasing antenna space on multi-tenant communications sites to wireless service providers, and radio and television broadcast companies. Through its network development services segment, the Company offers tower-related services in the United States, including site acquisition, zoning and permitting services and structural analysis services, which directly support its site leasing business, and the addition of new tenants and equipment on its sites. In May 2009, the Company acquired XCEL Telecom Private Ltd.

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