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Japanese Business Services Audit or Tax - Intern 2024

Make your mark. Whether you intend to specialize or you’d rather gain exposure across many service lines, the sky’s the limit. From day one, we invite you to make a difference—to be remarkable. Plante Moran has one of the fastest-growing and most exciting Japanese practices in the U.S. We offer talented professionals an excellent opportunity to grow into their full potential and to experience satisfaction in serving both Japanese and American clients and fellow staff members. 
What does diversity, equity, and inclusion mean to Plante Moran? It means that all staff members have equitable and fair opportunities to succeed, in an inclusive environment, with their individual, unique identities. 
Your role: 
No busy work here. As an intern, you’ll be treated just like our entry level staff. You’ll help instill confidence in various organizations by assuring their financial health. We provide large firm-like structure, system, methodology and training as well as small firm-like closeness, attention and care to each staff member. We’ll give you the flexibility to craft business solutions, not just spreadsheets. Your work will include, but not be limited to: 
  • Participating in different phases of the audit and/or tax engagement. 
  • Planning, testing, researching, and reporting. 
  • Working with audits, compilations, reviews, compliance, financial statements, and benefit plans. 
  • Engaging in corporate, partnership, individual, international federal, and state & local taxes. 
  • Meaningful interactions with staff at all levels as well as with our impressive repertoire of clients. 
  • Experience working with a wealth of business opportunities throughout a professional services firm. 
The qualifications: 
  • Detail-oriented leader with problem solving, communication, and analytical skills. 
  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in accounting or Master’s degree in accounting or tax.  
  • Academic success (a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0). 
  • On track to complete the requisite degree and supporting credits to sit for the CPA exam, with the goal of successfully obtaining your CPA license. 
  • Understand the nuances of Japanese business culture. 
  • Professional demeanor with superior communication skills (verbal and written) at the business professional level in both Japanese and English  
What makes us different?  
On the surface, we’re one of the nation’s largest audit, tax, consulting, and wealth management firms. But dig a little deeper, and you’ll see what makes us different: we’re a relatively jerk-free firm (hey, nobody ‘s perfect) with a world-class culture and an endless array of opportunities. 
We’re consistently recognized as one of Fortune magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” “Best Workplaces for Women,” and “Best Workplaces for Parents” — distinctions awarded to us based on confidential feedback from our staff. And we live out our “We care” culture everyday—we care about our staff, clients, and communities—with one of the lowest staff turnovers in our industry. So, what are you waiting for? Apply now. 
This is an exempt position that may require some local, national, and occasional international travel.   
Plante Moran is committed to a diverse workplace. We strive to create a culture where each person feels accepted and valued. We believe that each person’s ultimate potential begins with first acknowledging their inherent dignity. When we can recognize — and celebrate — our many human differences, we’re able to create a workplace where all staff feel a sense of belonging and an opportunity to succeed. This allows us to attract and retain the best talent, serve clients through diverse thinking, and better represent and support the various communities in which we live and work. Plante Moran is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Plante Moran maintains a drug-free workplace   
Interested applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of interest in our positions, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship, with the exception of qualified candidates who are bilingual in either Japanese and English or Chinese and English. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and become the property of Plante Moran.  
The specific statements above are not intended to be all-inclusive. 

The compensation ranges listed on this posting reflect differences based on geographical region.