Legal Intern - Fall

Employer
PCAOB
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
May 18, 2017
Closes
May 22, 2017
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Requisition Number 17-0004 Post Date 3/28/2017 Title Legal Intern - Fall Division Division of Enforcement and Investigations PT/FT Part Time City Washington State DC Description Job DescriptionThe PCAOB has a position for an Intern, Attorney in the Division of Enforcement and Investigations at its Washington, DC headquarters office. This role provides support by assisting the Division's attorneys and accountants with legal research and writing, developing investigative strategies, the collection and analysis of financial and non-financial information, the organization of documents, and other areas related to investigating and bringing cases against registered accounting firms and their associated persons. In addition, the intern will assist the team on various projects as needed. The intern will be supervised by a seasoned team of attorneys and accountants.ResponsibilitiesConduct legal and other research using subscription database services and the Internet;Draft legal memoranda on various legal issues impacting the Division's execution of its statutory mandate;Create reports for use by the Division's attorneys and accountants; Assist attorneys and accountants with projects on an as-needed basis; Collect and analyze financial and non-financial information; and Perform other duties and special projects as needed. Requirements QualificationsBachelor's degree from an accredited university or college; Law student currently in their first or second year of an accredited law school;Proficient with Microsoft software applications, legal research databases such as LexisNexis(R) or Westlaw(R), as well as the Internet;Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management, co-workers, and external parties;Solid time management, organization, and prioritization skills; Ability to meet deadlines and make effective decisions; Ability to multi-task, work effectively under pressure, meet deadlines, and be flexible; andAbility to work with limited supervision. Our ValuesThe PCAOB encourages a spirit of cooperation and teamwork, and fosters an environment of professional growth where employees can exercise their leadership ability, creativity, technical competence, and public interest focus in helping the PCAOB fulfill its mission.Our MissionThe PCAOB is a nonprofit corporation established by Congress to oversee the audits of public companies in order to protect the interests of investors and further the public interest in the preparation of informative, accurate and independent audit reports. The PCAOB also oversees the audits of broker-dealers, including compliance reports filed pursuant to federal securities laws, to promote investor protection.All PCAOB employees are entitled to equal opportunity and a professional work environment, free of discrimination and harassment. A workplace free of discrimination is fundamental to professional success and to the PCAOB's mission. The PCAOB will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law. .ButtonClassNavigation, .ButtonClassDataModification, .ButtonClassTools, .ButtonClassFormReset{ width: 150px;}.ButtonClassNavigation:hover, .ButtonClassDataModification:hover, .ButtonClassTools:hover, .ButtonClassFormReset:hover{ width: 150px;}.ButtonClassNavigation:active, .ButtonClassDataModification:active, .ButtonClassTools:active, .ButtonClassFormReset:active{ width: 150px;} Send This Job to a Friend This site is operated by UltiPro. Use of this site is governed by Ultimate Software Group's policies and practices, including its Privacy Policy, which can be found at -Policy.