Seasonal Tax Intern

Springfield, Illinois, United States | Tax Department


Company Overview

Since 1925, Federated Funeral Directors of America (FFDA) has been providing a variety of business services to funeral homes. FFDA supports more than 1300 clients. In size, the clients range from small rural operations to large volume firms conducting more than 1000 funerals annually.

FFDA became a part of the Fiducial family in late 2011. Fiducial, founded in France in 1970, is a major provider of financial services (Business Counseling, Bookkeeping, Payroll and Tax Preparation & Advisory Services) to small businesses and their owners. As a trusted advisor to entrepreneurs, Fiducial provides the financial back office infrastructure to clients, allowing them to focus on what they do best:  serve their customers.


Position Overview

Federated is looking for Seasonal Tax Interns to support our growing client list.

The Seasonal Tax Intern will receive in depth training regarding the regulations, forms and procedures for preparing a personal income tax return for our clients.  The primary responsibility will be preparing individual tax returns during peak tax season.

 The tax intern will  be responsible for  accurately preparing, checking and filing individual tax return forms and for gathering information to do so. Interns will use copies of previous tax returns, wage statements from employers, year-end interest and dividend summaries in addition to other information to assess tax liability.


Desired Skills/Experience/Attributes

  • Current student in a college or university.
  • Has successfully complete a tax class at the college level.
  • Ability to handle a high-volume workload at a high level of efficiency
  • High proficiency with accounting and office software applications

 The ideal candidate for this position:

  • Has the ability to work with peers, staff and senior management collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.
  • Has strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Has exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Possesses an unquestionable level of integrity and respects quality assurance requirements.
  • Has a history of building relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Is committed to fostering and maintaining a service culture.


Education, Certificates,Licenses, Registrations

  • Active PTIN required
  • Must have taken and passed the college level tax class