Tax or Assurance Intern within the Assurance Services Team at Element CPA in Cabbagetown, Atlanta.


We hire interns during peak periods of our year, particularly during the primary tax filing and financial reporting season beginning in January and ending April 15th of each year. Our interns can focus on Tax or Audit, and generally get some exposure to both service lines.


An Intern at Element will be expected to,

1. Build strong working relationships with senior staff and management of the firm, as well as with clients when the opportunity arises

2. Effectively document work so that others can reperform the work without consultation from the individual completing the work

3. Identify and communicate client and engagement issues as well as progress in a timely fashion to teammates and supervisors

4. Demonstrate strong work ethic and an eagerness to learn

5. Work to accurately complete project components and tasks including, but not limited to, the following:

• Preparation of individual and entity tax returns

• Preparation of property tax returns

• Assist tax and assurance teams with documentation and project support, including filing, organizing and archiving engagement files

• Performance of assurance tasks, including substantive audit procedures


As a first-time staff member with our firm, we will give you the tools and opportunity to have a great experience in public accounting. In return, we ask for your best! Our hope is that our interns will have such a rewarding experience that the internship will be followed by full-time employment.

Required Skills

1. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

2. Strong analytical, technical and research skills

3. Ability to balance multiple priorities and complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines

4. Strong verbal and written communication skills

5. Ability to quickly adapt to changing client and business dynamics

Required Qualities, The Element Way

• BE PASSIONATE about building processes and procedures in an entrepreneurial way

• BE COMFORTABLE and enjoy working in a new and ever changing environment

• BE INTERESTED in people and companies from different paths of our community

• BE DEDICATED to providing personalized attention and service to all our clients

• BE a PROACTIVE and strategic team member





Required Experience

No experience is required for the tax and assurance internships at Element, however, candidates should be a Junior or Senior with some completed coursework related to accounting.

About Element CPA

Element CPA is not your typical accounting firm. We serve clients in dynamic industries such as film & entertainment, hospitality, and real estate, as well as traditional industries such as retail and construction. This gives our professionals incredible experience and training. We are as dynamic as our clients. As we look ahead in the future of our firm, we see incredible growth opportunities for team members.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should email their resume to us with Assurance Internship” in the subject line.

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