A Closer Look at Internship & Career Experiences at RKL. | RKL LLP

A Closer Look at Internship & Career Experiences at RKL.

Considering applying for an internship or full-time career at RKL? Here we provide you a quick rundown of what you can expect working in RKL's service lines. Whether you're an intern or new team member, you'll be responsible for helping meet real client needs and will be an integral part of a high-functioning team that's counting on you.

Tax Services Group

An internship or full-time position in RKL’s Tax Services Group provides the opportunity to play a key role in meeting the needs of the firm’s business and individual clients. You’ll experience the total lifecycle of tax compliance – from the initial information gathering process to the validation and delivery of tax returns.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Sorting tax documents and upload information for tax returns
  • Validate and confirm client tax documentation is accurate
  • Prep individual and business tax returns
  • Prep tax extensions
  • Prep depreciation schedules
  • Special projects

IDEAL CANDIDATES

  • Are organized and detail-oriented
  • Want to gain firsthand experience working in a busy public accounting environment
  • Are interested in helping meet deliverables and deadlines in the tax service process
  • Can balance independent and team work
  • Have adaptable attitudes and can roll with schedule changes

SPRING SEMESTER INTERNSHIP

12 weeks, typically offered January through mid-April

SUMMER SEMESTER INTERNSHIP

6 weeks, typically offered in June

Hear from real RKL professionals on their experiences in the Tax Service Group:

Audit Services Group

An internship or full-time position in RKL’s Audit Services Group provides the opportunity to get in-the-field client service experience. No two weeks are exactly the same in this service line where you’ll be traveling to new clients and working with different teams and supervisors at the client’s location.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Gain a thorough understanding of the client and their industry
  • Test details of transactions and balances of the financial statements
  • Prepare and accurately document required workpapers
  • Draft client reports

IDEAL CANDIDATES

  • Are organized and detail-oriented
  • Enjoy working in a team-based environment
  • Are interested in helping meet deliverables and deadlines in the audit service process
  • Crave variety both in their work setting and in the team they work with
  • Can balance independent and team work
  • Are willing to travel regionally; must have reliable vehicle
  • Have adaptable attitudes and can roll with schedule changes

SPRING SEMESTER INTERNSHIP

10-12 weeks, typically offered January through the end of March

SUMMER SEMESTER INTERNSHIP

6 weeks, typically offered in June and July

Hear from real RKL professionals on their experiences in the Tax Service Group:

Small Business Services Group

An internship or full-time position in RKL’s Small Business Services Group provides a diverse career experience touching on both the tax and financial reporting side of client work. Here, you’ll carry out a variety of responsibilities that contribute to the success of small and emerging businesses and their owners.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Review or compile financial statements
  • Prepare individual and business tax returns
  • Complete journal entries and account reconciliations using Quickbooks
  • Special projects

IDEAL CANDIDATES

  • Are organized and detail-oriented
  • Crave variety in their day-to-day responsibilities
  • Are interested in helping meet deliverables and deadlines in the small business service process
  • Can balance independent and team work
  • Are interested in developing both tax and financial reporting experience
  • Are willing to travel regionally; must have reliable vehicle
  • Have adaptable attitudes and can roll with schedule changes

SPRING SEMESTER INTERNSHIP

10 week internship, typically offered January through April

SUMMER SEMESTER INTERNSHIP

6 weeks, typically offered in June or July

Hear from real RKL professionals on their experiences in the Tax Service Group:

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