Goff Backa Alfera & Company | Certified Public Accountants

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Accounting Internship Program

Around the same time every year we start looking for interns to help us get through our busy season. Busy season runs from January 15th through April 15th.  During this time interns join our staff like full time employees working directly with other staff and clients.  After April 15th interns might have the opportunity to stay longer or join the firm full time.  However, this is entirely dependendt on the firm's ability to take on full time staff coupled with the intern's performance and professionalism. 

We are accepting applications for this postion September 1 - October 31. 

Career Development:

Accounting Interns are treated like employees from the moment they start.  During your internship you will be a part of our firm; receiving hands-on skill development while working with clients of all types and sizes.  You'll be challenged to complete work for our clients on your own and gain a taste for life as an employee of a successful public accounting firm. 

In addition, accounting interns will have the opportunity to work directly with GBACO's managers and partners to deliver quality services. 

Skill Development:

You can expect to gain opportunities to develop the following skills;

Audit & Accounting Skills:

  • Audit, review, and compilation skills
  • Drafting correspondance letters and financial statements
  • CCH Prosystem Engagement and Knowledge Coach software skills
  • Client interaction skills

Tax Skills:

  • Individual and Trust tax preparation skills
  • CCH Prosystem Tax software skills
  • Analytical skills regarding client tax documents and tax organizers
  • Client interaction skills


  • Accounting Major
  • Completed basic accounting courses
  • Junior or higher college level
  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA
  • Minimum 20 hours of availability per week
  • Proficient Microsoft Office Suite & Adobe skills
  • Able to provide your own transportation to various client offices