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Category: Accounting and Related Services

Type: Standard

Location: Carthage

Starts: Jan. 4, 2021

$ Paid
 Full Time
 Part Time


Leggett &  Platt Inc. is seeking interns to join our Tax department at our Corporate Headquarters in Carthage,  Missouri.  Opportunities to gain hands-on experience in the full-cycle tax process of an S&P 500 multinational corporation exist for both seasonal (limited term Spring or Summer)  and non-seasonal positions. 

Non-seasonal candidates must be able to commit to work at least 20 hours per week during the school year,  with the possibility of additional hours during the summer months.   Non-seasonal positions also have the possibility of being extended through graduation.

What you’ll do

  • Assisting with corporate income tax compliance including tax returns,  extensions,  estimated tax payments,  and income tax accounting
  • Tax research and special projects
  • This is not  a clerk position,  but real accounting!


Minimum qualifications

  • Completion of at least one college level accounting course
  • On track to graduate with an undergraduate or graduate degree in Accounting (preferably December 2021 or later)
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel

Preferred qualifications

  • Candidates with a GPA of at least 3.5 and having completed a college level tax course will be given preference
  • Ability to work independently or alongside teammates
  • Willingness to take initiative
  • Strong organization skills

If you love the details of accounting,  this might just be the perfect opportunity for you.  We encourage a culture of internal growth and are seeking students who support others and are open to learning.

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