State 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 summer or summer and fall 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 multi-state taxation.  You will work closing with the state tax accountants on various returns and credits, maintaining and updating tax implication through proper research and documentation and accurately preparing state and local corporate income and franchise tax returns from start to finish.

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.


May 2020 – August 2020

Potential to extend September 2020 – December 2020

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Research and document state and local tax laws using CCH/RIA
  • Assemble and reference returns with related work papers
  • Effectively and professionally communicate both orally and in writing with accountants at various Business Units to gather required financial information
  • Preparation of various state tax credits
  • Analyze federal data for state adjustments
  • Prepare electronic work papers (using Adobe Acrobat (pdf)) to document and support all calculations performed
  • Utilize information technology tools (Excel, SAP, etc.) to work efficiently and meet all deadlines
  • Manual filing and electronics filing of completed tax returns

    Skill Requirements:

  • Must have completed introductory coursework in accounting
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills for working with compliance issues
  • Good organizational skills and ability to work as a team member
  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel
  • School and/or work experience of Microsoft Office products
  • Analytical problem-solving abilities
  • An interest in their performance and job duties
  • Currently pursuing a 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.


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.

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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.

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