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Genesee & Wyoming Tax Accounting Internship - Summer 2023 in Rochester, New York



This is a paid internship. A summer intern will be responsible for assisting in the day-to-day operations of the tax department, including compliance and financial reporting.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Compliance - prepare various federal, state and other miscellaneous tax returns on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis

  • Accounting and Reporting - assist in preparation of tax provisions and effective rates (monthly, quarterly and year-end)

  • Understand and improve upon current processes and documentation

  • Research - analyze domestic tax issues, including state and local tax questions, and various other related issues

  • Assist in special projects to identify, research and analyze tax issues and planning opportunities, including due diligence reviews on potential acquisitions


  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Excellent critical thinking/problem solving skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Self-starter

  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels and continue to maintain a high level of objectivity and independence

This position is employed by the specific entity set forth in the job posting.

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. and its subsidiary companies do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or any other protected status under federal, state or local laws.