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Leidos | Reston, VA
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Job Description:

Leidos has a job opening for a part time Tax Intern in Reston, VA.


* This position is part time 20 hours a week year round. You must be immediately available and work in the local Reston, VA area.

The Tax Intern will be a member of the Corporate Tax department. This is a unique position allowing the candidate to have hands-on experience dealing with and defending tax positions for a $10 billion company. The candidate's primary role will be to track tax notices received from the state, local and international jurisdictions as well as drafting responses to these notices. The candidate will also have the opportunity to assist in the state & local tax audit process by drafting responses to information requests. The position requires attention to detail and exemplary organization skills. This is a year-round internship requiring a minimum of 20 hours per week.


* Tracking and day-to-day management of federal, state, and local tax notices.
* Making copies and developing support files.
* Communicating verbally and in writing with representatives of various tax jurisdictions.
* Analyzing data to support positions taken on the tax return.
* Drafting responses to domestic and international indirect tax notices.
* Assisting in responding to state and local audit information requests.
* Opportunity to assist other tax areas with compliance and special projects thus allowing exposure to other areas of tax.
* This is a year-round internship requiring a minimum of 20 hours per week.


* Must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor or Graduate degree program from an accredited university with a plan to major in Accounting, Finance, or Law with a clear interest/focus in taxation.
* This position is part time 20 hours a week year round. You must be immediately available and work in the local Reston, VA area.
* High School diploma and completion of the first 2 years of a Bachelor's degree in related field from an accredited university, with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
* Interest in pursuing a job in Tax.
* Intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
* Strong work ethic and the ability to keep highly sensitive information confidential.
* Ability to effectively interact with co-workers of all levels.
* Ability to interact with other departments within the finance organization.
* U.S. Citizenship is required.


* Strong verbal and writing skills.
* General knowledge of income tax.

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

About Leidos

Leidos is an applied solutions company focused on markets that are seeing converging business and technological trends, and address basic, enduring human needs - defense and national security, health and life sciences, and energy, engineering and infrastructure. The Company's approximately 20,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and commercial health and engineering markets.