Federal Tax - Co-op in Livonia, MI at Masco

Date Posted: 9/19/2019

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Job Description

Job Description

Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) is today one of the world’s largest manufacturers of brand-name products for the home improvement and building product markets. Our home products include faucets, kitchen and bath cabinets, paints and stains, bath and shower units, spas, showering and plumbing specialties, windows, lighting and decorative hardware. We have market leading brands in architectural coatings (Behr®, KILZ®), windows (Milgard®, Griffin®, Premier®), plumbing (Delta®, Hansgrohe®, Axor®, Brizo®, BrassCraft®, Cobra®), cabinetry (KraftMaid®, Merillat®, Quality®), bathing (Aqua Glass®, American Shower & Bath®), and home hardware, lighting and other specialty products (Hot Springs Spas®, Brainerd®, Liberty Hardware®, Kichler®).

Position Overview:

Exciting winter internship opportunity to work in the tax department at Masco Corporate offices located in Livonia, Michigan.  This internship provides a great learning experience in the area of U.S. taxation.  You will work closely with the federal tax accountants in the preparation of the company’s U.S. Federal Tax Return.

Hiring Requirement:

The student must be able to provide a current transcript (unofficial) indicating he/she is an enrolled student at the college/university they are currently attending.  The student must be considered an enrolled student during their entire internship at Masco.

Availability:

January 2020 – April 2020 (federal)

Possible opportunity for back to back with May 2020 – August 2020 (see State intern job posting)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Research and document U.S. Federal Tax Laws using CCH/RIA
  • Perform detailed account analysis to determine the appropriate tax treatment
  • Effectively and professionally communicate both orally and in writing with accountants at various Business Units to gather required financial information
  • Calculate various book/tax accounting differences required by U.S. Federal tax law
  • Analyze and adjust various accounts for proper presentation in the U.S. Federal Tax Return
  • Prepare electronic work papers (using Adobe Acrobat (pdf)) to document and support all calculations performed
  • Utilize information technology tools (Excel, etc.) to work efficiently and meet all deadlines

    Skill Requirements:

  • Must have completed introductory coursework in accounting
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel
  • Currently pursuing Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Overall GPA of 2.8 or higher
  • Major GPA of 3.0 or higher

Masco is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a culture that supports our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Company

Masco Corporation

Full or Part Time

Full time

Masco Corporation (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

Masco Corporation is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States. Please click on the following links for more information.

E-Verify Participation Poster: English & Spanish
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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.


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