Tax Intern - Grand Rapids, MI
Gordon Food Service - Grand Rapids, MI

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Are you looking for a new opportunity with a strong, stable and financially smart company? Do you want the opportunity for advancement in your career? If so, Gordon Food Service could be the place for you; for more than a century we have been honoring our promises to our customers and employees. As one of the largest privately held foodservice distributors in North America, our family-owned company has a history of pursuing innovative ideas and building strong relationships.

The continued growth of current and new markets allows for the addition of new talent to join our team. We’re seeking great people looking for professional and personal growth and a place to make a difference in people’s lives. If you are interested in joining an innovative, supportive, values-driven company, we invite you to consider a career with Gordon Food Service.

As an intern in our corporate tax department, you will be involved in many projects and assignments associated with tax filings and tax audits.

Among many responsibilities, this position is involved in the following activities on a regular basis:

Assist with preparation and filing of US and Canadian federal/state/provincial income and sales tax filings

Participating in US and Canadian federal/state/provincial income and sales tax audits

Assist with internal audit of tax accounts

Help facilitate outsourcing of US sales tax function

Key qualifications and requirements for this position include:

Pursuing a degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field

Junior or Senior class level

Requisite knowledge of accounting terminology, concepts and practices

Ability to collect and analyze data, evaluate information and systems and draw logical conclusions

Effective written and verbal communication skills

Advanced computer skills in Word and Excel and ability to learn general ledger, tax and other business software

French language knowledge a plus

What we offer our employees here at Gordon Food Service:
An environment where hard work, customer service and integrity are part of our operational practices and value system

This is a paid internship

This internship will begin in September and will be 15-20 hours during the school year, potentially lasting until May, 2013.

For more information about Gordon Food Service, please visit www.gfs.com .

Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer.

All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco free.

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For more than 110 years, Gordon Food Service has been honoring our promises to our customers and our employees. As the largest family-owned...