Intern, Property Tax
Duff&Phelps - Philadelphia PA

Internship Category: Paid

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  • Job ID 18000333 Location Philadelphia

    Our professionals balance analytical skills, deep market insight and independence to deliver solid, defensible analysis and practical advice to our clients. As an organization, we think globally. We create transparency in an opaque world, and we encourage our people to do the same. That means when you take your place on our team, you’ll discover a supportive and collaborative work environment that empowers you to excel. If you’re ready to share your perspective with the world, then you can make a real impact here. This is the Duff&Phelps difference.

    Duff&Phelps’ Propety Tax Services practice assists clients in identifying tax saving opportunities by reviewing their tangible property portfolio and associated property tax assessments and liabilities.

    At Duff&Phelps, your work will help protect, restore and maximize value for our clients. Join us and together we’ll maximize the value of your career.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    This internship blends the analytical and problem solving skills used in environmental, civil and mechanical engineering with the valuation and cost accounting skills used in Finance and Accounting at major energy companies across the nation. The internship provides an opportunity to work in a true consulting practice that focuses on the business opportunities and tax minimization potential available through new capital expenditure and/or acquisitions made by regulated and unregulated natural gas and power generation companies in the U.S addition to supporting the execution of project-specific work.

    • We are looking for an Intern to join our Property Tax team this summer.
    • Assisting Directors and Staff in initiating and processing all property tax appeals in a timely manner
    • Researching new and current property tax legislation and Pollution Control Exemption Statutes
    • Identifying tax savings strategies
    • Acquiring and reviewing property tax returns, property tax assessments, and tax bills in regards to specialized property tax solutions
    • Assisting in the preparation of valuation arguments/deliverables and negotiating values with assessment officials

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Earth and Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Engineering, Environmental and Policy Management, Finance, Accounting or Economics from an accredited university or college with an expected graduation date between December 2018 and August 2019
    • Minimum GPA of 3.2 or if school does not use GPA, must be in top 20% of class
    • Ability to travel to our office in Philadelphia multiple times a week
    • Motivated by multiple projects and competing deadlines
    • Strong analytical, comprehension, research and problem solving skills, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
    • Ability to master new tasks and industries quickly
    • Leadership experience and strong personal integrity
    • Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments and manage rapidly changing assignments in a team environment
    • Commitment to obtaining outstanding results
    • Desire to be an integral member of a fast-paced, dynamic team

    In order to be considered for a position at Duff&Phelps, you must formally apply via careers.duffandphelps.jobs

    Duff&Phelps is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. We will not discriminate between applications for reason of gender, gender identity, race, religion, color, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, age or disability.

    Job ID 18000333 Location Philadelphia

    Our professionals balance analytical skills, deep market insight and independence to deliver solid, defensible analysis and practical advice to our clients. As an organization, we think globally. We create transparency in an opaque world, and we encourage our people to do the same. That means when you take your place on our team, you’ll discover a supportive and collaborative work environment that empowers you to excel. If you’re ready to share your perspective with the world, then you can make a real impact here. This is the Duff&Phelps difference.

    Duff&Phelps’ Propety Tax Services practice assists clients in identifying tax saving opportunities by reviewing their tangible property portfolio and associated property tax assessments and liabilities.

    At Duff&Phelps, your work will help protect, restore and maximize value for our clients. Join us and together we’ll maximize the value of your career.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    This internship blends the analytical and problem solving skills used in environmental, civil and mechanical engineering with the valuation and cost accounting skills used in Finance and Accounting at major energy companies across the nation. The internship provides an opportunity to work in a true consulting practice that focuses on the business opportunities and tax minimization potential available through new capital expenditure and/or acquisitions made by regulated and unregulated natural gas and power generation companies in the U.S addition to supporting the execution of project-specific work.

    • We are looking for an Intern to join our Property Tax team this summer.
    • Assisting Directors and Staff in initiating and processing all property tax appeals in a timely manner
    • Researching new and current property tax legislation and Pollution Control Exemption Statutes
    • Identifying tax savings strategies
    • Acquiring and reviewing property tax returns, property tax assessments, and tax bills in regards to specialized property tax solutions
    • Assisting in the preparation of valuation arguments/deliverables and negotiating values with assessment officials

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Earth and Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Engineering, Environmental and Policy Management, Finance, Accounting or Economics from an accredited university or college with an expected graduation date between December 2018 and August 2019
    • Minimum GPA of 3.2 or if school does not use GPA, must be in top 20% of class
    • Ability to travel to our office in Philadelphia multiple times a week
    • Motivated by multiple projects and competing deadlines
    • Strong analytical, comprehension, research and problem solving skills, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
    • Ability to master new tasks and industries quickly
    • Leadership experience and strong personal integrity
    • Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments and manage rapidly changing assignments in a team environment
    • Commitment to obtaining outstanding results
    • Desire to be an integral member of a fast-paced, dynamic team

    In order to be considered for a position at Duff&Phelps, you must formally apply via careers.duffandphelps.jobs

    Duff&Phelps is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. We will not discriminate between applications for reason of gender, gender identity, race, religion, color, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, age or disability.

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