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Accounting Intern 2024 & 2025

Blue & Co is beginning our interviewing/hiring for Spring, Summer and Fall 2024 & 2025 interns!

We have opportunities in all of our office locations & practice groups. Please indicate your location and practice group preference on your resume.

Locations: Lexington and Louisville, KY ; Cincinnati and Columbus, OH; Indianapolis, Carmel, Columbus, Seymour and Bloomington, IN.
Practice Group: Audit, Tax, Health Care Reimbursement, Business Valuation

Blue & Co., LLC, ranked as a top 60 accounting firm in the U.S. by Accounting Today, has seen unprecedented growth since its inception in 1970. With 10 offices in three states (IN, KY, and OH) and over 400 professionals, Blue is proud to serve clients in the Construction, Manufacturing, Distribution, Healthcare, Agribusiness, Financial Services, and Not-for-Profit industries.

At Blue & Co., LLC, we believe that “Building Genuine Success” starts with our people. We understand that a successful internship is a vital step for a promising career in public accounting. As an Intern, you will apply concepts learned in the classroom to real world scenarios. 
Blue interns can expect to contribute quickly to the success of our team. As an intern, you will have a meaningful, worthwhile experience as you participate on our client-service teams, working on the same tasks as a new Staff Accountant. You will be mentored and receive timely feedback. Our interns learn from the collaborative relationships with co-workers, Blue's leadership teams, and client business owners.

Depending on your Practice Group, your initial responsibilities may include:
• Assistance on audits and reviews.
• Understanding the impact of business transactions on the financial statements and cultivating the “business advisor” perspective.
• Preparation of basic financial statements and schedules for clients.
• Standard and complex tax return preparation (1040, S-Corp, C-Corp, Partnerships, 941, 1099).
• Tax research projects.
• Assistance on Medicaid/Medicare cost reports analysis for health care facilities.
• Analysis related to mergers, acquisitions, litigation, ESOPs, and estate and succession planning.
• Strong academic performance (Minimum GPA 3.2).
• Accounting, Finance or related business major on track to meet the 150 credit hour requirement for CPA exam.  
• Intermediate Excel skills.
• Demonstrated leadership and problem solving skills; history of extra-curricular or volunteer activities, preferably in a leadership role.
• Success in working independently and as part of a team.
• Available to work evening/weekends and travel as necessary during peak seasons (travel paid for by firm).
• Exhibit strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Willingness to ask questions to gain strong comprehension of complex subjects.
• An intrinsic desire to contribute to a collaborative effort and share in its success.
• Authorized to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis.

At the end of your internship, you will have a clear picture of what a rewarding career in public accounting firm can be like. We have a vested interest in your success. It drives our success as our interns and new graduates are a key part of our strategic staffing plan.

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We will not sponsor an employment related visa for this position. A background check will be required for employment in this position. Blue is an EOE/AA employer. M/F/D/V. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.