Tax Innovation Consulting Intern - Winter 2021Grant Thornton4/14/2020 9:04:45 AMJOB ID: 046247Specialty: Houston, Texas Who is Grant Thornton?
Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. We’ve never been a typical professional services firm. We put people first, and that is what sets us apart.
Innovative and disruptive technologies pose specific challenges to organizations, and particularly the tax functions within them. At Grant Thornton, we’re investing in people who understand innovation and disruptive technology to help organizations in capitalizing on the advantages presented by these new opportunities.
Why Join Tax Consulting?
At Grant Thornton, Tax consulting manages, automates, analyzes and visualizes data to support tax initiatives. We seek to incorporate both AI (specifically machine learning and neural networks), as well as blockchain, in these endeavors.
We work with complex multinational companies to understand the regulatory landscape and influence business decisions. If you have a desire to think globally in a fast-paced environment and influence important decisions in variety of business functions, then Tax consulting may be an area for you to consider.
Exposure to programming related courses
Knowledge of Java, C++ or .NET (C# or VB) preferred
Familiarity with database architecture
Project management/project life-cycle knowledge
Technical/advanced writing skills
Experience with web development techniques
Business related internship
Experience working with back end databases and database management systems
Knowledge of multiple ERP systems and databases (e.g. SAP, MS Access)
Familiarity with system infrastructure and application design
Familiarity with Artificial Intelligence/ Machine Learning, Robotics Process Automation and blockchain and their impact on the regulatory environment
Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills
Innovative thinker who challenges conventional wisdom
Willingness to learn and adopt new technologies
Ability to function within a geographically-distributed team
Good listening skills and the ability to grasp business needs
MIS or CS degree with or without Accounting
TRAINING: Grant Thornton LLP provides both local and national training programs related to an individual’s job responsibilities. We are committed to ongoing professional development and we encourage individuals to attend outside training seminars.
BENEFITS: Grant Thornton LLP offers an outstanding opportunity for career growth and development, an attractive compensation and incentive program, generous benefits including immediate participation in our 401(k) plan, and a flexible work environment that offers individual enrichment opportunities in a team environment.
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Requisition ID: 046247
Houston, TX Houston, Texas
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