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Location: Ithaca, NY
Insero & Co. has grown into one of the premier accounting and business advisory practices serving companies in Upstate New York. One of our core values noticed by all is that we are Passionate about People - we manage from the heart. This value is recognized by others based on our Best Places to Work philosophy.
For the eight-straight year, Insero & Co. was named as one of Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work for, gaining a prestigious spot on the 2019 list in the medium-sized category.
For the sixth year in a row (2014-2019), we were selected as one of Rochester’s Top Workplaces by the D&C and Energage. We have ranked within the top 10 positions in the small business category all six years on the list.
In 2019 and 2018 we were named one of Central New York’s Best Places to Work, sponsored by BizEventz, and the Central New York Business Journal. In addition, our firm was ranked one of the 2015 Best Places to Work for Millennials.
Insero & Co. employs more than 140 people across four locations in Rochester, Ithaca, Cortland, and Watkins Glen and is a top tier public accounting firm in New York State. We take pride in our people and they take pride in adding value whenever they work with a client. We hire the most competent people, and we invest heavily in training and technology. We offer excellent advancement opportunities for motivated individuals seeking a career in public accounting. Our clients include individuals, government and not-for-profit organizations, and businesses ranging from privately held family businesses to multi-national corporations. These clients represent many industries, including service, manufacturing, distribution, high-tech, telecommunications, education, social services, and real estate.
We are also more than just a regional accounting firm; Insero & Co. is an integral member of the RSM US Alliance, the national accounting firm association of RSM US LLP. RSM is the leading provider of assurance, tax, and consulting services focused on the middle market, with more than 9,000 people in 86 offices nationwide. RSM US LLP is a licensed CPA firm and the U.S. member of RSM International, a global network of independent audit, tax and consulting firms with more than 38,000 people in over 120 countries.
We are seeking to hire multiple part-time or full-time interns working in our Tax Department for the 2021 spring semester. Our Tax internship requires students to be available to work a minimum of 20-25 hours per week, or full time 30-40+ hours a week from January 2021 through April 2021.
Training on and becoming proficient in our software (CaseWare and CCH Axcess).
Preparing 1099s, W-2s, Individual income tax returns and extensions using a highly technical paperless computer system.
Gaining a basic understanding of how tax work flows through the office.
Improving basic organization and planning skills.
Students must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate accounting program and will be in their Junior or Senior year during time of internship. Minimum 3.25 GPA is required. Students must be returning to school to be eligible. Strong verbal and written communication skills along with strong organizational skills are required. Functional knowledge of the MS Office Suite; Word and Excel are required. The ideal candidate must be able to meet deadlines, be proactive, have solid multi-tasking skills, and have strong analytical ability. Qualified applicants must be involved in a broad range of extracurricular activities; community service, campus involvement and/or employment experience that supports our core values of the firm.
There is a difference among accounting firms. We invite you to experience it firsthand!