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Tax Co-Op/Internship

Function:  ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT
Requisition ID:  778
Location:  Berwyn, PA, US, 19312
Alternative Locations: 
Education Experience:  -
Employment Experience:  -
Travel:  None

Company Information

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today's increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations - redefining what's possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS - www.TE.com.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Administrative Support Teams are responsible for office administration and daily clerical duties including basic schedule planning, travel arrangements, documentation, and file maintenance. Other responsibilities include scheduling conferences/meeting rooms and responding to general inquiries. They create and maintain office documentation and files and review drafts and finished internal/external communication documents.

 

TE Tax offers three types of Co-op and Internship positions: 1) Tax (Federal, State & International); 2) Tax Systems /IT support; 3) Tax Planning
 
The TE Tax Co-op and Internship position is designed to provide participants with a broad exposure to the tax function with an emphasis on federal, state and international tax reporting; providing support for tax accounting and transfer pricing; preparing assigned corporate tax returns and other reporting requirements; learning the tax return preparation process; and obtaining a general understanding of the company’s effective tax rate and legal entity structure.
 
The TE Tax Information Systems / Technology (“Tax IS / IT”) Co-op and Internship position is designed to provide participants with a broad and diverse experience so that they can gain a better understanding of the impact that an IT professional can have related to a corporate tax function
 
The TE Tax Planning Co-op/Internship position is designed to provide the participant with a broad exposure to the tax function with an emphasis on M&A, federal,  and international tax planning; providing support for internal restructurings and implementing transactions; running quantitative analyses in Excel; preparing step plans in PowerPoint; preparing and maintaining necessary documentation to support and execute transactions; learning the tax planning  process; and obtaining a general understanding of the company’s effective tax rate and legal entity structure.
 
 
**This is a full time, 40 hour per week internship**

 

Responsibilities for Tax Co-Op/Intern:

  • Responsibilities may include providing assistance in the following areas of tax (Federal, State & International):
  • Analysis and preparation of the U.S. Federal and State income tax returns
  • Analysis and preparation of U.S. information returns for Non-US Corporations
  • Involvement with the U.S. tax authorities who are auditing TE.  This includes obtaining work papers and drafting responses to federal and state audit information requests and conducting analytics
  • Involvement with the financial statement requirements for the tax department including analysis for SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002) compliance, and quarterly financial statement reporting
  • Support of the income tax planning and M&A teams within Tax
  • Support of the quarterly and annual transfer pricing processes for which the team is responsible
  • Assistance with preparing annual transfer pricing documentation reports and completing benchmark / comparability analytics
  • In your role, you will also gain a working knowledge of the company’s internal financial management software and third-party software tools.  You will have the opportunity to work with systems like SAP, HFM (Oracle), and ONESOURCE.  You can expect to learn about the systems and processes that are important to running a large global tax department.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

 

 
Qualifications:

  • Eligible candidates for either: Fall (September – December), Spring (Jan – May) and/ or Summer (May – August)
  • Undergraduate Sophomores or above working towards a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting (concentration in Tax a plus) or Finance; or Graduate students working towards a Master’s in Taxation or Master’s in Business Administration (concentration in Accounting or Finance)
  • Prior work experience, including a prior co-op or internship in accounting or tax, is preferred but not mandatory
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Strong communication skills
  • Demonstrates competency in problem solving skills
  • Demonstrates TE core values of Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork and Innovation

 Responsibilities for Tax Systems / IT Co-op and Intern:

  • The Tax IS / IT Co-op’s / Intern’s responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:
  • Assist in the modification and creation of macros written in Visual Basic for Applications across all Microsoft Office products
  • Assist with advanced usage of Microsoft Excel
  • Assist in the creation and execution of test plans for a variety of applications including, but not limited to Microsoft Access, Business Objects and Microsoft SharePoint
  • Assist in data analysis and input into various software applications
  • Assist in the support of quarter-end and year-end Income Tax reporting processes as needed
  • Provide support for other Tax groups as needed

 

Qualifications:

  • Eligible candidates for either: Fall (September – December), Spring (Jan – May) and/ or Summer (May – August)
  • Undergraduate Sophomores or above working towards a technology related Bachelor's Degree
  • Prior experience, including a prior co-op or internship related to information technology, accounting or tax, is considered a plus, but not mandatory
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Demonstrates competency in problem solving skills
  • Demonstrates TE core values of Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork and Innovation.

  
Responsibilities for Tax Planning Co-Op/Intern:

  • Responsibilities may include providing assistance in the following areas of tax (Federal, M&A, and International):
  • Support of the income tax planning and M&A teams within Tax
  • Analysis and preparation of scenarios in Excel to provide tax estimates
  • Preparation of transaction step plans in PowerPoint
  • Preparation of various memos and documents to memorialize and initiate transactions
  • Tax research and writing
  • Support of the tax reporting and tax accounting teams within Tax

 
Qualifications:

  • Eligible candidates for either: Fall (September – December), Spring (Jan – May) and/ or Summer (May – August)
  • Undergraduate Juniors or above working towards a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting (concentration in Tax a plus); Graduate students working towards a Master’s in Taxation or Master’s in Business Administration (concentration in Accounting or Finance); or Law students interested in Tax
  • Prior work experience, including a prior co-op or internship in accounting or tax, is preferred but not mandatory
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Strong communication skills

Competencies

  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

 


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