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2020 Summer Intern Program – Accounting & Tax Intern

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Job Title: 2020 Summer Intern Program – Accounting & Tax Intern
Location: Atlanta, GA, South United States, USA
Company: Koch Industries
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Equipment, Manufacturing and Technical
Career Type: Education/Training
Job Type: Internship/Summer Work Experience
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: TBD
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The Company:

Koch Companies have accounting and tax positions available in Wichita, KS and tax positions available in Atlanta, GA.


Based in Wichita, Kansas, Koch Industries, Inc. is one of the largest private companies in America, with estimated annual revenues as high as $110 billion, according to Forbes. It owns a diverse group of companies involved in refining, chemicals, and biofuels; forest and consumer products; fertilizers; polymers and fibers; process and pollution control systems; electronics, software and data analytics; minerals; glass; automotive components; ranching; commodity trading; and investments. 


Since 2003, Koch companies have invested nearly $105 billion in growth and improvements. With a presence in 60 countries, Koch companies employ nearly 130,000 people worldwide, with about 67,000 of those in the United States. From January 2009 to present, Koch companies have earned more than 1,300 awards for safety, environmental excellence, community stewardship, innovation, and customer service.


A Day In The Life May Include:

The best Accounting and Tax professionals are the ones who not only have strong technical aptitudes, but they also share a common set of values, and have a deep understanding of the business and all its complexities in order to create real value.  At Koch, Accounting and Tax professionals have a seat at the table and are highly involved in every aspect of our operations. We look for people that are principled, highly motivated, and collaborative to help solve problems and drive results.  We have a passion for innovation. Everyone is encouraged to think and act like a principled entrepreneur. Rewards and advancement are based on contributions, so you can take control of your career and own your own destiny.


Our entry level accounting and tax positions provide meaningful work and the ability to contribute to the organization immediately. We start by working with each new employee to help them build a solid foundation of learning of the core principles of our company, the culture, and our accounting and tax processes.  The typical entry points into one of our Koch companies would be:

  • Financial reporting and analysis to learn about internal and external reporting, our businesses, competitive position, market analysis, variance analysis, working capital optimization, and technical accounting research, just to name a few.
  • General accounting opportunities, to learn the foundational aspects of accounting by working with our transactional accounting systems, cash management and forecasting processes, tax compliance, and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Mid and back office accounting functions that supports physical and financial trading operations and business optimization strategies.
  • Internal audit opportunities that include working on projects to help businesses with risk assessments, internal control reviews, commercial compliance matters, and other consulting type services.
  • Tax strategy and planning support providing the opportunity to learn more about federal, state, and international taxation by providing support and analysis to, and collaborating with, our tax accountants and attorneys.

New employees will typically rotate through a number of roles early in their career to help them build skills and competencies. We foster an environment where our employees feel empowered to seek new opportunities across our vast company that enable them to reach their potential, add the most value, and discover their own comparative advantages. 


The Koch internship program is an in-depth experience, placing interns in a challenging and meaningful work environment that includes value-added project involvement, professional mentoring, and capability-based competitions. Interns also enjoy a variety of social events and community volunteerism opportunities scheduled throughout the summer to facilitate networking and lasting career connections.

What You Will Need (Requirements):
  • Completion of a Bachelor's or Master's degree majoring in Accounting or Taxation by June 2021 OR Completion of a Bachelor’s in Finance, Data/Business Analytics, or Business Economics with a minor/emphasis in Accounting by June 2021
  • Completion of a minimum of six hours of accounting courses by summer 2020
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater
  • Eligible for full-time employment no later than summer 2021
  • This role is not eligible for work visa sponsorship
What Will Put You Ahead (Preferences):  
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, Power BI or other data analytics platforms, or a major/minor/emphasis in Business Analytics or Data Analytics
  • Strong critical and entrepreneurial thinking skills
  • Strong interpersonal and customer relationship skills
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Job Post Date: 09/16/19
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