Mortenson Construction

Tax Intern

2 weeks ago(1/3/2018 3:14 PM)
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Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.

Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.


It all starts with our exceptional people and exceptional teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" 38 times regionally over the past decade…


…What are you waiting for?!  



The Tax Intern will provide administrative and analytical support to the Tax team within our Headquarters Accounting group. The Tax Intern is a key member of the success of this team. This individual will:

  • Assist with data management for the purposes of calculating use tax
  • Assist with preparation of sales/excise and use tax returns on a monthly basis
  • Assist with information requests for sales, use, and income tax audits
  • Gain an understanding of the tax research process to assist in researching sales and use tax issues as needed
  • Assist with financial reporting-related projects as needed and other miscellaneous tasks as assigned



  • Currently pursuing an undergraduate, four-year degree in Accounting (must be currently enrolled) with intent to pursue CPA
  • Right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, in particular Microsoft Excel
  • Completion of one Taxation course by start of internship



  • A minimum GPA of 3.3 / 4.0
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Superior customer service and effective communication skills
  • Tenacious problem-solving skills
  • Reliable transportation


Additional Information: This internship is based in Minneapolis, MN and will be full-time during the summer 2018.


Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.



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