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Job #: R-00105183
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Intern Non-Technical
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Tax Intern in Reston, VA.

The Tax Intern will be a member of the Corporate Tax department.  This is a unique position allowing the candidate to have hands-on experience dealing with income tax compliance and provision for a $14 billion company.  The candidate’s primary role will be to support the Income Tax Operations team on the foreign tax compliance and provision work. This requires understanding income tax accounting rules in general. Responsibilities will include reviewing foreign tax returns, preparing tax payments, and performing tax research and analysis of various international tax issues to assist in responding to tax authorities from various tax jurisdictions. The candidate will also have the opportunity to assist in the quarterly tax provision. The position requires attention to detail, exemplary organization skills, and strong work ethic. This is a year-round internship requiring a minimum of 20 hours per week.  The candidate must be a U.S. Citizen.

-Analyze and reconcile various income tax accounts on a monthly basis.
-Support income Tax Operations team with various accounting and tax compliance filing obligations.
-Assist with responses to US and foreign income tax notices and audit inquiries.
-Communicate verbally and in writing with representatives of foreign tax jurisdictions.
-Preparation of miscellaneous tax forms (FBAR, Form 8802, etc.)
-Process foreign income tax payments and obtain necessary approvals for necessary tax filings.
-Assist with ad hoc tax projects and miscellaneous administrative tasks.
** This is a year-round internship requiring a minimum of 20 hours per week.

-Must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor or Graduate degree program from an accredited university with a plan to major in Tax or Accounting.
-Ideal candidate would have an interest in pursuing a job in Tax.
-Intermediate skills in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel.
-Strong work ethic with the ability to work independently, meet deadlines, and keep highly sensitive information confidential.
-Ability to effectively interact with co-workers of all levels and with other departments within the finance organization.
-Must be comfortable with virtual communications and working with geographically disparate groups.
-U.S. Citizenship is required.

-A quick learner who is willing to take on new challenges and roles.
-Positive attitude and willingness to learn.
-Strong written and verbal communication skills.
-Self-starter able to work independently and as a team.
-A general knowledge of income tax.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $36,400.00 - $56,000.00 - $75,600.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.  For more information, visit

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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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