Tax Intern (Winter/Spring 2019)

OUM & Co. LLP Published: September 18, 2018
San Francisco, CA
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About OUM & Co. LLP

OUM is one of the leading CPA firms in California, with offices in San Francisco and Carlsbad. We have over 80 professionals specializing in Tax, Audit and Assurance, and several other offerings across a large variety of industries. We provide knowledgeable business solutions to highly respected and well-known companies within the region.

Since 2000, the San Francisco Business Times has included OUM in their annual ranking of the "Top 25 Largest Bay Area Accounting Firms." We have also been included in Inside Public Accounting's annual list of the "Top 200 Accounting Firms” in the Nation and in 2018, we were listed as one of Inside Public Accounting’s “Best of the Best” Accounting firms. We also value our women leaders and develop our women accounting professionals through OUM’s Women’s Initiative Network.  Since 2016, the MOVE Project has listed us as one of the “Best CPA Firms for Equity Leadership” for the past three consecutive years!

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Type of work you will do

OUM provides distinguished service to a variety of companies. As an intern, you will be involved in learning how to prepare a variety of tax returns for entities and individuals such as S-Corps, C-Corps, Partnerships, LLCs, business owners, and high net worth clients. Critical thinking, researching, troubleshooting, and tying out balances are integral parts of delivering the top-notch service that our clients value.

It’s never a dull moment in our Tax Team! You will work on a broad spectrum of projects with multiple supervisors for clients in a variety of industries—sometimes all in one day! Generally, you'll be communicating with your teammates and working collaboratively each day. You’ll be able to put into practice the concepts your learned in school and your seniors, managers, and coach will provide guidance to help you strengthen your tax technical and engagement management skills!

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Professional Growth

You will have hands-on learning designed to grow key skills – technical, engagement management, leadership/people development, and client relations. You will develop experience by working in a supportive team environment to foster your emerging skills and capabilities.


Role Qualifications

  • Pursuing Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Accounting or Masters in Accounting with strong academic qualifications (Minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher).
  • CPA exam eligibility before beginning full time employment
  • Technology savvy, able to work efficiently with business software tools such as Microsoft Office applications.
  • Well organized, ability to work on multiple assignments, prioritize tasks, and capable of managing assignments in a team environment.
  • Responsive, with polished communication skills (verbal and written).

Benefits (for full time employee hires only)

OUM offers a robust benefits package including recognition for additional work efforts, fully subsidized medical plan for OUM employees,  401K Profit Sharing, annual performance bonus, non-accrued PTO, talent referral reward, spot awards, continuing education for employees pursuing a Masters of Taxation or Masters in Accounting at an approved institution in which we will reimburse pre-approved tuition costs. Additionally, OUM will reimburse the pre-approved cost of the CPA exam prep materials.

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OUM’s Culture

Our welcoming and supportive culture creates an enjoyable work environment. Our professionals are passionate about the work they do for our clients and give back our local community through OUM sponsored community outreach events. We encourage professionals to bring their authentic self to work and to use their strengths each day, contributing to our culture where professionals grow personally and professionally.

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About the Internship

Locations & Intern openings San Francisco (3) and Carlsbad (1) Employment Classification Hourly, Non-exempt Intern Dates January 2019 – April 2019, Full and Part Time available Duration Up to 14 weeks. Other: Will have a Coach, structured learning sessions, and fun events during internship!

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