AgStar Financial Services INTERNSHIP - Tax & Accounting (Sparta, WI) in United States

INTERNSHIP - Tax & Accounting (Sparta, WI)

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INTERNSHIP - Tax & Accounting (Sparta, WI)

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Sparta, WI

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On July 1, AgStar Financial Services, Badgerland Financial and 1st Farm Credit Services joined together as Compeer Financial, strengthening our commitment to the agricultural community.

Compeer Financial, headquartered in Sun Prairie, WI, exists to champion the hopes and dreams of rural America like never before. If you are interested in empowering those in agriculture and rural communities to achieve their goals and expand their possibilities, we invite you to learn more about our organization. We are looking for innovative, dynamic and collaborative team members to join our team.

We offer great benefits, including:

• Competitive base salary

• Health insurance benefits (medical, dental, vision, etc.)

• 401k (3% Compeer Financial contribution & up to an additional 6% match)

• Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays

• Educational assistance

• Training and development programs

At Compeer Financial, we partner with rural America to create year-round tax plans and offer the full range of farm accounting services to our clients. Many of our team members grew up on farms - and still work on one today, which helps us better understand the business so clients feel comfortable. We prepare all types of tax returns, including individual, corporate, partnership, fiduciary, gift and payroll returns. Our full range of farm accounting services includes accounts payable, accounts receivable and farm payroll services. We can also help you track income and expenses, reconcile checkbooks, maintain depreciation schedules, provide bill paying services and deliver accurate financial reports. We can provide QuickBooks® and CheckPoint consultation and support.

Title: Tax & Accounting Intern (15)

Office Location: Arcadia, WI; Dodgeville, WI; Fond du Lac, WI; Janesville, WI; Sparta, WI; Sun Prairie, WI

Position Overview: Develop an understanding of tax planning and preparation services for clients. Learn and experience the position of a Tax Consultant. Experience a fun, educational and challenging experience which could lead to the possibility of future full-time opportunities. This is a paid internship; however students must provide their own housing and transportation. Business related transportation and expenses will be paid by the organization.


• Work with all levels of staff to produce quality products and services for producers.

• Assist with keying financial information for payroll, accounting or tax services.

• Provide administrative support such as filing, scanning, copying and mailing.


• Pursuing either an associate or bachelor degree in Accounting, Agriculture-Business, Business Administration, Economics or Finance.

• Knowledge of agriculture and agricultural operations is preferred.

• Skills in using Microsoft technologies including e-mail, word and spreadsheet processing.

• Oral and written communication skills, sufficient to exchange information effectively with peers and supervisor.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.