Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Minimum Time Commitment: 4 Months, 20 Hours per week minimum
Summary of Position: Our firm has excellent Internship opportunities for experienced students preparing for a career in the field of accounting. This position offers students with prior accounting, bookkeeping, and tax experiences an opportunity to demonstrate their acquired skills in a public accounting environment. Students work closely with Partners and Senior Staff members to achieve excellent results while applying knowledge and proficiency are among the highlights of this position.
Preparation of trial balances for numerous small businesses in a variety of industries
Assist with reconciliations of balance sheet accounts.
Produce inventory analyses
Preparation of basic individual and corporate income tax returns
Prepare applications for extension of filing individual and corporate income tax returns
Assist with accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions including data entry, cash receipts and cash disbursements
Prepare sales tax returns and payroll tax returns
Assist clients with various registrations
Provide general office support when necessary
Desire to accurately demonstrate competencies in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, and tax
Detail oriented individual with the ability to focus on any given task and see it through to achieve final results
Third and fourth year BS/BA students currently enrolled in degree programs with an emphasis in Finance or Accounting
Possess a working knowledge of some (if not all) of the following software programs: Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Peachtree Accounting, QuickBooks and Quicken Firm
Summary: Scott A. Goffstein & Associates, LLP is a local firm with a diverse client base. We are a full service accounting practice providing a wide range of financial services from basic accounting functions to full-scale tax preparation to highly specialized financial management services. Among these varied services the Firm has developed an uncommon expertise in the area of international accounting issues. At Scott A. Goffstein & Associates we understand that international companies present a unique set of accounting challenges stemming from cross-border taxation issues and unique regulations within each country. Our extensive expertise in this area provides our global clients with the highly skilled services they require. We regularly deal with tax treaty issues, transfer pricing problems, inter-company issues, and questions of how the IRS tax code impacts international transactions. Services offered to our broad client base include: Accounting; Auditing; Business Consulting; Business Valuation; Compilation and Review; Computer Systems Consulting; Corporate Tax; Divorce Accounting; Financial Services; Individual Tax; Internal Control Systems; International Tax; Litigation Support Services; Management Advisory Services; Mergers, Acquisitions, Liquidations; Multi-State Tax Issues; Personal Financial Planning; Representation before the IRS & DOR; Small Business Services. Industries we specialize in include: Arts/Entertainment; Biotech; Communications; Construction - contractors and associated services; Franchises; Health Services; High Tech; Manufacturing; Not-for-Profit; Professional Service Providers; Real Estate; Retail/Wholesale; Security and Commodity Brokers; Service Businesses.