Abacus CPAs Employment Opportunity

Our firm is growing at an incredible rate and we want employees who share our commitment to excellence and dedication to professionalism. If this is you, you’ll really like it here.

Under guided supervision, the Tax Season Intern position will learn and is accountable for tax functions of smaller engagements; with increased client contact, a learning environment, and real-world tax experience in this entry-level professional position.

Our Tax Season Interns have a growth mindset and are ready to take on new challenges.  If you are looking to grow your career with a leading firm and can share in our passion and commitment to client service, we’d love to speak to you.

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Essential Functions

Interns will obtain the knowledge and skills to successfully manage and fulfill the tax preparation, estimate, and extension requirements of 1040 returns. They will also professionally communicate with clients the expectations and items required to complete their tax engagement.

At Abacus CPAs, our values are the most important part of our culture. The ideal candidate will also hold Integrity, Client Service Orientation, People Focus, Positive Attitude and Ownership to the highest standard.

This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked to perform other assignments and duties. You will be evaluated in part based on your performance of the tasks listed in this job description.


Candidates must be able to work a minimum of 20 hours a week. Scheduling of those hours is flexible to fit around spring semester classes. This paid internship will begin 1/3/2023 and end 4/28/2023.

Candidates must be a student currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and  it’s recommended they have completed their tax class. A tax season internship with Abacus CPAs provides you with hands on experience in public accounting and offers tools and knowledge needed to succeed as a future accountant. Interns work under the guidance of a tax senior who reviews all work.

Professional appearance, dedication to teamwork and leadership and the ability to effectively identify issues and confidently offer solutions are also a must. Successful interns will have strong communication, analytical, organizational and PC skills including software proficiency and the ability to professionally interact with clients and all levels of staff. Ability to work at desk on a computer for several hours is required.


    • $18 to $21 per hour
    • Part-Time
    • Flexible Schedule

Abacus CPAs, LLC, one of the fastest growing firms in Southwest Missouri, is wholly dedicated to helping our clients achieve their financial objectives while also allowing our employees to reach their greatest potential. Our team of Abacus Professionals provide a distinctive level of service in tax, audit, accounting, and business consulting. Our passion for our clients and employees is the driving force behind all our work and the reason we are recognized as an entrepreneurial leader in Southwest Missouri.

You’ll find that things are a distinctively different here at Abacus CPAs, and we’re proud of it.  We center on one key component; people.  We foster an environment of growth, trust, and confidence and you’ll see it in daily interactions, hear it regular conversations, and live it as part of our Abacus Culture.

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We’re proud to be recognized by local, regional and national organizations for our distinctive culture, great work environment, and our focus on ethics, quality and economic impact.