Schaffner, Knight, Minnaugh & Company, P.C.

Schaffner, Knight Minnaugh & Co., P.C. to visit local colleges!

Sep 30, 2016 | Posted in News and Events

Representatives from Schaffner, Knight, Minnaugh & Company, P.C. will be visiting college campuses seeking interns. College students need to contact their advisors and submit resumes.

To qualify as an intern of SKM, applicants should meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Overall GPA of 3.2
  • 3rd or 4th year Accounting major
  • Access to transportation
  • Business casual attire
  • Minimum of 20-30 hours per week

Attributes highly desired in our applicant:

  • Strong computer skills, including QuickBooks, MS Excel, PowerPoint
  • Motivated by fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Interest in staying in Erie upon graduation
  • Desire to obtain their CPA designation after graduation

Position Description

An Assurance/Tax intern at Schaffner, Knight, Minnaugh & Company, P.C. will work with businesses in diverse industries and receive hands-on client experience. Interns provide quality CPA services to the Firm\'s clients by performing the duties and responsibilities listed below in an efficient and effective manner.

  • Develops relationships with firm employees
  • Becomes proficient in assisting clients with routine accounting functions
  • Drafts financial statements under prescribed format
  • Prepares portions of compilation, review, and audit engagements
  • Prepares individual income tax returns
  • Has a working knowledge of our computer applications
  • Is knowledgeable of accounting pronouncements and demonstrates a basic income tax understanding

From the very beginning, our interns are immersed in our culture. Our interns begin their career with Schaffner, Knight, Minnaugh & Company, P.C. by being assigned mentors who will assist them through the early days and throughout their internship at Schaffner, Knight, Minnaugh & Company, P.C.