PKF O'Connor Davies

Summer Business Solutions Intern (Campus Recruiting, 2023)- Woodcliff Lake, NJ

Job Locations US-NJ-Woodcliff Lake
# of Openings
General Accounting


The Business Solutions Group provides entrepreneurial and family-owned businesses accounting, tax and advisory support. From taxation issues and mandatory accounting needs to business restructuring and succession planning, our expertise can make a substantial difference to entrepreneurs striving to expand their business to a new level and ensure continued success for the next generation.


At PKF O’Connor Davies, our Summer Internship Program allows students to assist in providing quality services to the Firm’s clients. Summer Business Solutions Interns are assigned to work as a team member on diverse client engagements. Interns get real-world, hands on experience, allowing them to explore a career in public accounting with PKF O’Connor Davies and assisting in executing various Business Solutions related projects.


In addition, Interns leap right in to real-world experience by conducting a market research project which they then present to Firm leadership. They also broaden their professional network by participating in community service and Firm sponsored events. From the very beginning, Summer Business Solutions Interns are immersed in PKF O’Connor Davies culture. They begin their career with PKF O’Connor Davies by being assigned an Intern Adviser, who assists them throughout their entire internship with the Firm. Interns also receive training to grow and develop their skill set. This full-time, paid 8 week internship program starts mid-June and goes until mid-August.

Essential Duties

  • Assist in preparing write-ups, bank reconciliations, payroll/sales tax and conducts a self-review before submission for review.
  • Help prepare financial statements, consolidated statements, and various other accounting statements (including cash flow statement and footnotes.
  • Assist in posting and maintaining general preparation of supporting schedules and adjusting journal entries.
  • Provide support on various engagements including audit, reviews and compilations under direct supervision.
  • Prepare or reviewing tax returns, financial statements, monthly/quarterly write-up services, engagement documentation and related reports.
  • Review and verify the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classification assigned to various records
  • Conduct research, income tax projections and prepare basic entity and individual tax returns.


  • Must have at least 75% of 150-credit CPA requirement completed from an accredited university/college.
  • Potential candidates should have good communication and computer skills and be team players who are motivated to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Interns must be customer-focused and able to multitask.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Knowledge and experience working with QuickBooks a plus.
  • Basic working knowledge and application of GAAP standards and knowledge of Federal and State taxation a plus.
  • Must have ability to exercise independent judgment and make sound decisions and recommendations in client related matters.


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