Airbus Americas
  • 03-Apr-2018 to 27-Apr-2018 (EST)
  • AA10001030 - Finance
  • Herndon, VA, USA
  • Intern

Airbus is an international pioneer in the aerospace industry. We are a leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering aerospace products, services and solutions to customers on a global scale. We aim for a better-connected, safer and more prosperous world.

A commercial aircraft manufacturer, with Space and Defense as well as Helicopters Divisions, Airbus is the largest aeronautics and space company in Europe and a worldwide leader

Airbus has built on its strong European heritage to become truly international with roughly 180 locations and 12,000 direct suppliers globally. The company has aircraft and helicopter final assembly lines across Asia, Europe and the Americas, and has achieved a more than sixfold order book increase since 2000.

Position Summary: 

Airbus seeks a summer intern/temp to support its Tax Department. This experience will provide the intern/temp exposure to work in a corporate tax department in preparation for a career in accounting. The position will require strong organizational skills and attention to detail. 

Primary Responsibilities:

Tax Compliance: 80%

  • Administration of state and federal notices
  • Preparation of International and Consolidated forms (Form 5472, 5471, 851, etc.)
  • Assists/Prepares and files federal state and local estimated tax payments and extension requests
  • Analyze and reconcile general ledger income tax accounts

 Other Tax Related Activities: 20% 

  • Prepares and files state and local property tax and sales and use tax returns
  • Assist/prepare various other analysis and miscellaneous filings for all U.S. entities
  • Research tax issues on research websites such as CCH
  • Assists with special projects as needed

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting from an accredited four-year college or university (in progress)


  • Zero to two years of experience in the field or in a related area is required. Public accounting experience preferred


  • Candidate should have CPA licensure or be actively pursuing licensure (preferred)

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Curious personality with a desire to understand "how things work" and "how to improve processes"

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Intermediate computer skills in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Strong propensity for spreadsheets, systems and processes

Travel Required:

  • 0% Domestic and International


  • Authorized to Work in the US

As a leader in our field, Airbus in America provides relocation assistance for qualified positions and a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

Airbus in America provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status.  In addition to federal law requirements, Airbus in America complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, demotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits and training. 

Airbus in America expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status.  Improper interference with the ability of Airbus' employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a matter of policy, Airbus does not sponsor visas for US positions unless specified.  Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered. 

Airbus does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment.  Either the company or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice. 

This position is a temporary (contract) position with no specific time period but could be extended or shortened as needed.  Contractors are employed by a 3rd party vendor and place on assignment to Airbus in America. 

Airbus Americas
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