Tax Innovation Consulting Intern - Winter 2021

Grant Thornton 4/14/2020 9:04:45 AM
JOB ID: 046247 Specialty:
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.


Baseline Requirements:

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

Advanced Requirements

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

Candidate Characteristics

Intellectually curious

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

Applicable Majors:

Software/system engineering

MIS or CS degree with or without Accounting

Data science

Data analytics

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.

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.

It is Grant Thornton’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Requisition ID: 046247

Houston, TX
Houston, Texas