Canadian National Railway Company Corporate Property Tax Internship - US in Homewood, Illinois

Corporate Property Tax Internship - US

Corporate Property Tax Internship - Homewood, IL

Canadian National Railway Company, a leader in the North American freight rail industry, seeks a highly motivated student for a Tax Intern position at CN’s U.S. headquarters in Homewood, IL.

We are hiring for a full-time internship position for Summer 2018, with possible extension into the school year on a part-time basis.

Your Role

You will be working with the Property Tax Manager in our U.S. tax department, assisting with property tax compliance duties, as well as other U.S. tax compliance tasks.

  1. Assist in preparing railroad property tax returns, various other tax returns, and related documentation.

  2. Assist in streamlining the property tax payment process to avoid excessive payments.

  • Help ensure that SAP parcel data is current, and adequately describes the property.

  • Identify and quantify errors in SAP parcel data, and help resolve anomalies.

  • Work with local taxing authorities to obtain or update assessment/billing data.

  • Help to ensure properties are not subject to dual taxation.

  • Scan tax assessment documents for entry into SAP

  • Assist with investigating inquiries related to property tax issues.

  • Help to identify company operating property by tax jurisdiction.

  • Help address questions related to potential changes in property ownership.

  • Assist with reviewing state-assessed property valuations, as needed.

Qualifications

  • College or university studentworking toward a degree in Accounting or Business, ideally within two years of graduation.

  • Strong interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Proficiency with Excel and other computer applications.

  • Ability to work well independently, and as part of a team.

  • Ability to establish and maintain productive relationships with both peers and taxing authorities.

Corporate Property Tax Internship - Homewood, IL

Canadian National Railway Company, a leader in the North American freight rail industry, seeks a highly motivated student for a Tax Intern position at CN’s U.S. headquarters in Homewood, IL.

We are hiring for a full-time internship position for Summer 2018, with possible extension

Corporate Property Tax Internship - Homewood, IL

Canadian National Railway Company, a leader in the North American freight rail industry, seeks a highly motivated student for a Tax Intern position at CN’s U.S. headquarters in Homewood, IL.

We are hiring for a full-time internship position for Summer 2018, with possible extension into the school year on a part-time basis.

Role:

You will be working with the Property Tax Manager in our U.S. tax department, assisting with property tax compliance duties, as well as other U.S. tax compliance tasks.

  1. Assist in preparing railroad property tax returns, various other tax returns, and related documentation.

  2. Assist in streamlining the property tax payment process to avoid excessive payments.

  • Help ensure that SAP parcel data is current, and adequately describes the property.

  • Identify and quantify errors in SAP parcel data, and help resolve anomalies.

  • Work with local taxing authorities to obtain or update assessment/billing data.

  • Help to ensure properties are not subject to dual taxation.

  • Scan tax assessment documents for entry into SAP.

  • Assist with investigating inquiries related to property tax issues.

  • Help to identify company operating property by tax jurisdiction.

  • Help address questions related to potential changes in property ownership.

  • Assist with reviewing state-assessed property valuations, as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • College or university studentworking full time towards a degree in Accounting or Business, ideally within two years of graduation.

  • Strong interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Proficiency with Excel and other computer applications.

  • Ability to work well independently, and as part of a team.

  • Ability to establish and maintain productive relationships with both peers and taxing authorities.

  • Must be 18 years old

  • Must meet all medical fitness for duty requirements

  • Must have a Valid Driver's License

CN is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to fill vacant positions with qualified candidates without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability, assuming an individual can perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation. Only qualified candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please monitor your email on a regular basis, as communication is primarily made through email.