If you are looking for an opportunity to have your talent respected, developed and rewarded – Make the Right Choice: Warady & Davis LLP©. The Warady & Davis LLP internship and scholarship program is designed to jump start your career with real world, real work experience.
What it’s About … and What You’ll Gain
When you join the W&D team as an intern, you are treated just as if you’ve already graduated, fulfilled the 150 hour requirement and are ready to sit for your CPA exam. Our intensive Winter/Spring – Tax Season internship program is the equivalent of 6-12 months of full-time, staff accountant level work experience. This gives you an invaluable edge in both your career and education development. Our interns unanimously say that after a W&D internship their college coursework makes much more sense. The W&D internship program also offers significant compensation, scholarships and permanent employment opportunities.
Our interns say that one of the best things about the W&D experience is the people. With us, you will work in a great team built on friendships. Due to the success of our internship program, we welcome a sizable intern class each year and we also have a large and growing young professional staff which gives our firm a collegial atmosphere. We offer a balance of hard work and fun including year-round parties, events and activities that celebrate a sense of family and team spirit.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Work at many accounting firms, and you’re likely to get stuck doing the same tasks day after day. W&D offers a full scope work experience – from workpapers through financials to preparing the tax return. And, we have a diverse client base, so we keep you inspired with assignments that vary by industry sector and service area. You’ll interact regularly with clients, managers and partners, and enjoy challenges that expand your knowledge. With us, you have the opportunity to gain knowledge and grow professionally at a much faster rate.
Audit & Accounting. Interns will assist senior auditors with audit of various balance sheet and income statement accounts (i.e. cash, accounts payable, fixed assets, depreciation, etc.), developing spreadsheet analysis (trial balance, reconciliations, etc.) special projects, and more. Interns will also assist in income tax preparation, accounting compilations and reviews.
Tax. Interns will assist in all aspects of our tax practice including federal and state taxation of real estate partnerships and flow-through entities, estate, gift tax, trust, multi-state, S-corporation and individual taxation.
W&D offers training to advance your career. The W&D University curriculum begins at intern year one and goes all the way through Partner level. The curriculum is carefully designed to provide a minimum of 40+ hours annually of in-house and off-site training. W&D University supports performance expectations, professional development, industry & technical specialization, leadership and management skills and your goals.
You’ll receive individual feedback after every major engagement, and enjoy open-door access to top management, partners and managers. All university required evaluation reports and procedures are also followed.
Mentoring & Buddy Program:
When you join W&D you will be assigned to a group. The purpose of our group structure is to mentor members in their professional career development and encourage open firm communication. In addition, you will be assigned as a protégé to a specific partner(s). Your assigned Partner will be responsible to ensure that you are challenged and trained during your internship period and beyond. Finally, you will also have a tax season “buddy” who has come up though our internship program and is close to you in age.
Internship Length: January to April. Approximately 12 weeks, 40+ hour work week. Start and end dates are flexible. Summer internships are NOT currently offered. Degree Program: BS, MSAccountancy, MSTaxation Major: Accountancy or Taxation only Qualities: A motivated team player with commitment to excellence, maturity, communication skills, quality presentation, strong sense of responsibility, dedication and work ethic. Specific Skills: Intern should have successfully completed audit course before the start of the internship period. Car Needed: Yes Salary/Pay Rate: Significant hourly compensation plus overtime and travel expenses. Great opportunity for tuition reimbursement scholarship and permanent employment.