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Tax Intern (Summer 2021)

Westport, CT, US

Position Overview

The Corporate Tax Intern will work in one of the tax functions during the internship, including international tax, foreign tax provision and transfer pricing. They will work closely with senior finance and operations team members globally to assist with corporate tax research, forecasting, and reporting.


The Terex Tax and Finance teams are customer-focused groups of professionals who work collaboratively with Terex, its vendors, and customers to create standard work, stable processes, and value-added change.  We use lean principles and prevention to create an environment in which defects are not created, accepted, or passed on.  Great emphasis is placed on the role of each team member and the ability of every individual to drive continuous improvement.


Key Responsibilities

  • Quantitative data analysis
  • Assist with creating and providing required work support and documentation
  • Assist in review and reconciliations
  • Initiate, track, and review data requests
  • Coordinate communications with people from different countries, backgrounds, and idiosyncrasies
  • Provide assistance with special projects as they arise


Required Qualifications

  • Junior or Senior year standing (as of Fall 2021) at an accredited 4 year university/college
  • Pursuing a full-time undergraduate degree in Accounting, or a related field
  • Minimum of a cumulative GPA of 3.0 required to submit resume to Terex Career Database
  • Desire to build a career in Tax
  • Track record of demonstrable accomplishments in school and at work


Required Skills & Competencies

  • Proficient in using general Microsoft Office applications, including Excel
  • Previous experience with SharePoint a plus
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • A commitment to detail, accuracy, and follow-through is essential for success
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Self-motivated with the ability to simultaneously manage multiple time-sensitive tasks
  • Ability to work collaboratively with employees across functions and geographies
  • Strong ability to work independently with minimal supervision


Location: US-CT Westport HR 

Department: Finance 

Job ID: 10944 


Terex Overview:

Terex Corporation is a $4.5 billion, publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services. The company is passionate about producing equipment that improves the lives of people around the world. Terex operations are global, yet each office or factory is a close-knit community. Terex provides team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact. The company values diversity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage and citizenship. It encourages continuous improvement and offers free courses available through Terex University. Women@Terex provides a supportive network for Terex women in their jobs and careers. It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector. Terex is a place where you can work and grow. Come talk to us!


Additional Information:

It is the policy of the company to attract and retain the best qualified employees. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal or external candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status as a special disabled veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or other qualifying veteran.


The Company offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits, including paid vacation, 401(k), medical, dental, and vision.


Terex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.

Nearest Major Market: Bridgeport
Nearest Secondary Market: Danbury