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About PKF O'Connor Davies Internship Program

Programs offered at PKF O’Connor Davies give students hands on experience, allowing them to explore a career in public accounting. Interns broaden their network by participating in community service, Firm events and social activities. Interns are immersed in Firm culture and are assigned an Intern Advisor, who assists them throughout their internship. Interns also receive robust training to grow and develop their skill set. 

PKF O’Connor Davies offers three distinct programs for students, the descriptions of which are included below:

Leaders of Tomorrow Program:
For undergraduates interested in accounting, this program presents the opportunity to explore the Firm, culture and the career-launching benefits offered. Participants engage in skill-building workshops, networking, develop leadership abilities and gain a genuine understanding of the responsibilities and advantages a career with PKF O’Connor Davies entails. Designed specifically for sophomores and juniors, this 2 day program takes place in late May/early June.

Winter Tax Internship:
In the Winter Tax Internship Program, Interns work directly with clients, assisting with tax scanning and tax return preparation. Interns roll up their sleeves and commit to at least 20 hours per week as this part-time program takes place during the mid-February to mid-April tax season.

Summer Audit Internship:
The Summer Audit Internship Program offers real-world audit experience along with immersion in PKFOD Firm culture. As a team member, interns assist in executing actual audit projects for key clients and conduct a market research project for presentation to Firm leadership. Community service and Firm-sponsored events help interns build a professional network to expand skills through specialized training and collaboration with an Intern Advisor. This full-time, 8 week internship program starts in mid-June and continues until mid-August.

Eligibility

Leaders of Tomorrow Qualifications:
• Sophomore or Junior status, majoring in Accounting
• Minimum 3.0 GPA

Winter Tax Intern Essential Duties and Qualifications:
• Develop relationships with clients and employees.
• Become familiar with and adhere to the Firm's policies and procedures as they relate to being an efficient and professional team member.
• Demonstrate knowledge of basic technical tax requirements.
• Become proficient in scanning and preparing tax returns.
• Develop a working knowledge of all microcomputer applications, which are routinely used.
• Must have at least 75% of a B.A./B.S. degree in Accounting completed from an accredited university.
• Minimum 3.0 GPA.
• Potential candidates should have good communication and computer skills and be team players who are motivated to work in a fast-paced environment.
• Interns must be customer-focused and able to multitask.
• Must be able to commit a minimum of 20 hours per week and have availability for weekend work when necessary.

Summer Audit Intern Essential Duties and Qualifications:
• Develop relationships with clients and employees.
• Become proficient in assisting clients with routine accounting functions.
• Become familiar with and adhere to the Firm's policies and procedures as they relate to being an efficient and professional team member.
• Draft financial statements under prescribed format.
• Prepare portions of compilation, review and audit engagements.
• Develop a working knowledge of all microcomputer applications, which are routinely used.
• Become knowledgeable about accounting pronouncements and demonstrate an understanding in functions relating to basic income tax.
• Must have at least 75% of 150-credit CPA requirement completed from an accredited university.
• Minimum 3.0 GPA.
• Potential candidates should have good communication and computer skills and be team players who are motivated to work in a fast-paced environment.
• Interns must be customer-focused and able to multitask.
• Must be willing to travel locally to clients 80%+ of the time and have access to a car/public transportation.

 

PKF O'Connor Davies Internship Program

Melissa Strauss
PKF O'Connor Davies
500 Mamaroneck Avenue
Harrison, NY 10528
Phone: (914) 341-7003

Stats

Number of Interns: 21 to 50
Compensation/Benefits: Academic Credit, Paid
Duration: Varies; Summer- full-time, Winter- part-time
Hours: Full-time
Academic Level: College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors, Business School Students
Degree Track: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science
Minimum GPA Preferred: 3.00-3.49

Locations

Bethesda, MD
Cranford, NJ
Harrison, NY
New York, NY
Stamford, CT
Woodcliff Lake, NJ