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Internship - Tax

Security Benefit (SB), a leader in the retirement saving and income solutions market, seeks a Tax Intern to work in the Finance Department. Security Benefit is seeking a Tax Intern to join our Finance Department.  Security Benefit has been dedicated to helping clients plan and save for retirement for over five decades.  Over the last several years it has become a top provider of retirement products and services through a network of independent financial representatives across the U.S.  Through our series of innovative products and solutions, we continue to help Americans successfully travel down the path “To and Through Retirement.” The position will be based out of our corporate headquarters in the Topeka, Kansas office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Intern will work under the supervision of the Director of Tax and will be responsible for pulling information and preparing state income taxes; estimating payments and preparing premium tax returns; calculating year-end premium taxes for multiple companies; and assisting with various projects for the tax and finance department.

Students eligible for the internship will be fulltime students available to work approximately 19 hours a week, beginning as soon as possible.  Student will be expected to work during and in between semesters and up to 40 hours per week during the summer. This is not a summer only internship. 

This internship will give a broad exposure to corporate income taxes and insurance taxes.


  • Full-time college student in Accounting major with at least a 3.0 GPA in major
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft applications
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, decision making, and organizational skills
  • Accuracy and the ability to be very detail oriented are crucial
  • Ability to think objectively and analytically
  • Ability to work with various levels of management
  • Demonstrates initiative and able to work independently
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks

Consider joining our progressive team in our nationally recognized company.   Visit the career section of our website at to complete the employment application and submit your resume.  EOE