Japanese Business Services - Intern (20122449)

Make your mark. Whether you intend to specialize or would rather gain exposure across many service lines, you won't be limited at Plante Moran. We'll encourage you to explore diverse opportunities throughout your internship to find your focus and thrive in your chosen career.

Plante Moran has one of the fastest-growing and most exciting Japanese practices in the US. We offer talented professionals an excellent opportunity to grow into their full potential and to experience satisfaction in serving both Japanese and American clients and fellow staff members.

Your role.

Forget about getting coffee and making copies. As an intern, you'll be treated just like our entry level staff. You'll help instill confidence in various organizations by assuring their financial health. We provide large firm-like structure, system, methodology and training as well as small firm-like closeness, attention and care to each staff member. We'll give you the flexibility to craft business solutions, not just spreadsheets. Your work will include, but not be limited to:

  • Participating in different phases of the audit and/or tax engagement.
  • Planning, testing, researching, and reporting.
  • Working with compilations, reviews, compliance, financial statements, and benefit plans.
  • Engaging in corporate, partnership, individual, international federal, and state & local taxes.
  • Meaningful interactions with staff at all levels as well as with our impressive repertoire of clients.
  • Experience working with a wealth of business opportunities throughout a professional services firm.

The qualifications.

  • Detail-oriented leader with problem solving, communication, and analytical skills
  • Academic success (a minimum major GPA of 3.25).
  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in accounting; or Master's degree in accounting or tax.
  • On track to complete the requisite degree and supporting credits to sit for the CPA exam, with the goal of successfully obtaining your CPA license.
  • Understand the Japanese business culture
  • Professional demeanor with superior communication skills (verbal and written) at the business professional level in both English & Japanese.

Our difference.

We are a nationally recognized public accounting, consulting, and wealth management firm, consistently ranked as one of FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For," "100 Best Companies for Millennials" and "20 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services." At Plante Moran, we live by the Golden Rule, fostering a relatively "jerk-free" culture with the lowest staff turnover rate in the industry. Our supportive network of well-rounded professionals is excited to catapult your growth and help pave your pathway to professional excellence.

Apply now. Make your mark.

This is a non-exempt position, so you may have to work hours that exceed the standard 40-hour work week. This position may require some local, national, and occasional international travel.

Plante Moran is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.

Interested applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship, with the exception of candidates that are bilingual in Japanese and English. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and become the property of Plante Moran.

The specific statements above are not intended to be all-inclusive.


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