Accounting Intern

The Accounting Intern will support the accounting department by performing administrative and accounting tasks.  The intern will be exposed to corporate accounting for the headquarters of a multi-national, publicly traded company.  Business hours are generally 8:30am to 5pm, but work hours for this position can be tailored around class schedules.

Reports to:  Accounting Specialist

Job Functions/Requirements/Responsibilities:

Primary job functions are listed below but may change without notice.

  • Assist with vendor invoice processing using the 3-way match to enter purchase order vouchers in ERP system; identify discrepancies and escalate as appropriate.
  • Assist with coding of non-purchase order invoices and entering vouchers in ERP system.
  • Assist with receivable invoice processing and distribution of invoices.
  • Maintain AP open and paid files.
  • Scan and file accounts payable and receivable documentation.
  • Maintain resale certificates files, and W-9 files.
  • Assist with tracking and reporting on fixed assets projects, including scanning and filing of documentation data entry into the Fixed Assets System.
  • Support external audits by pulling requested documentation.
  • Prepare account reconciliations and prepare reports and analysis, as needed.

Knowledge, Abilities & Skills Required:

  • Able to work independently with little to no supervision
  • Must possess a high attention to detail
  • Able to multi-task
  • Self-motivated individual with a positive attitude, professional demeanor, and excellent work ethic
  • Possess strong analytical skills and proficient at mathematics
  • Proficient at using a computer and the following computer programs:  Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, the internet, and accounting software.
  • Frequently required to sit, talk, hear, reach, and use hands/fingers to feel or handle
  • Occasional standing, walking, balancing, stooping, and/or kneeling
  • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
  • Able to work with a moderate amount of noise
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluently in English

Minimum Previous Experience/Qualifications:

  • Be a “U.S. person” either a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, refugee, person granted asylum, or permanent resident due to company ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulation) projects
  • Active student, pursuing a BS or MS in Accounting at an accredited institution.
  • Must have Sophomore, Junior or Senior status with plans to graduate between May 2020 and May 2022.
  • Available to work at least 25 hours per week, in at least 4 hour blocks of time. Internship begins summer 2019, but may extend into fall/spring semester.

Minimum Additional Training:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.