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Intern, Accounting - Tax in Ames, IA at REG

Date Posted: 9/6/2017

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Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE: 

The purpose of this position is to assist with tax research and preparing federal state and local tax returns. This position is also responsible for complying with company policies and procedures to adhere to tax laws. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  

Key Accountabilities: 

Tax research

  • Compile an understand of internal operations and transactions involving REG
  • Basic research of tax laws applicable to REG
  • Document research conclusions based on research performed  

Prepare federal state and local tax return

  • Assist with tracking, preparing, filing, and payment of fuel taxes for biodiesel facilities
  • Assist with calculations required for the REG federal income tax return
  • Assist with activities required for state income tax compliance 

Other frequent duties:

  • Keep current on biodiesel IRS rulings and other tax regulations
  • Correspondence with tax authorities
  • Assist special projects as needed 

Perform other duties as assigned


JOB QUALIFICATIONS: 

Education Required: Pursuing a bachelor’s degree – Accounting, or related degree

**Senior or Junior status required 

Experience Required: Business environment experience, relevant courses, club participation and internship preferred 

Skills Required

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word)

Advanced math and accounting skills 

Special skills or knowledge preferred:

Advanced Excel skills (Pivot table, Macros, Advanced Excel Functions)

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