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Tax Intern


We are looking for our next full-time Tax Intern to start in January 2024 and work with us through April 2024.

We are a boutique public accounting firm located in beautiful Portland, Oregon. We have been providing peace of mind to our clients since 1987, specializing in assurance and tax services, including tax return preparation, audits, reviews, AUPs, attestations and advisory work for corporations, individuals, not-for-profits and governmental entities.  Our firm has successfully created a balanced, family-like atmosphere and it is imperative we not only find the right technician, but also the right candidate who will promote our culture. 

TKW is a team of people who support each other, from Executive Assistant to Partner, to promote professional and personal growth.  Because of our value system, we have fun in the office, working alongside each other and learning through coaching and personal development.  Our people are smart and industrious, and care for our clients and each other.  Your presence in our office location would be required, in order to help you gain the most from this internship.


You will:
  • Prepare a combination of some individual, passthrough, corporate business, trust, and state income tax returns;

  • Prepare personal property tax returns and other non-income tax returns;

  • Work with other tax team members on engagements to provide quality products for clients; and

  • Attend trainings to develop an understanding of the tax law to better serve our clients.

You also have:
  • A desire to learn about the public accounting profession.  Little or no public accounting experience is acceptable;

  • The ability to work 40 hours a week .  Hours may be flexible, depending on busy season scheduling;

  • A 3.25 minimum cumulative GPA

  • A positive outlook when working with a variety of what may be unfamiliar software programs, including CaseWare Engagement, ProSystems Fx, GoFileRoom, and Microsoft Office products ;

  • A positive attitude in all communications and situations;

  • The ability to work well in both team-oriented and self-directed environments;

  • The ability to thrive in high pressure situations and environments while successfully meeting deadlines;

  • High attention to detail; and

  • Excellent customer service, analytical, organizational, multi-tasking, and time management skills.


We offer many benefits, including the opportunity to work with well-respected clients, a competitive salary, paid overtime, on-the-job training, free parking, minimal travel and Firm activities to enjoy.

If we should talk, please click "Apply Now" to fill out our employment application.
There will be a place in the form to upload your cover letter and resume, so be sure to have that ready. 

TKW is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. 

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absences, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship.  TKW makes hiring decision based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

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