Accounting Internship Job Description

Accounting Internship Job Description

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Accounting internship provides end users with easy to use reports and data visualization using Power BI, the Microsoft office suite of products, custom Yardi reports, and other tools as identified.

Accounting Internship Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Work closely with other Finance departments (AR, AP and GL) to ensure financial transactions are processed correctly
Assist with all aspects of daily finance, accounting for LATAM
Have Intermediate/Advanced level in English
Training in Microsoft Office SAP, and other valuable enterprise software
Assisting our Finance Business Process Owner in managing the allocation of Information System resources and project prioritization
Presenting to the Finance division leadership team results of the work performed during the internship
Assist with audit procedures and tests
Support the team to reach the best solution for the accounting entries
Assist with GL accounts reconciliation and controls
Assist with tax accounting for Brazil and other Latin America countries

Accounting Internship Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Accounting Internship

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, ICFR, PBC, ACCA, ICAN, SOX

Education for Accounting Internship

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the accounting internship job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Accounting, Finance, Taxation, Business, Economics, Business/Administration, Education, Graduate, Statistics, Management

Skills for Accounting Internship

Desired skills for accounting internship include:

Microsoft Office
English
Finance
Procedures
Excel and preferably SAP
Financial and general accounting principles
MS Office
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Office suite
Practices

Desired experience for accounting internship includes:

0-2 years’ experience in the field of accounting
Previous internship or work experience a plus
Full-time during the summer, 37.5 hours per week
Must be able to do pivot tables, v-lookups, calculations, sorting, filtering, data manipulation in Excel
Must have a proficient understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Must be Organized and detail oriented and a methodical person

Accounting Internship Examples

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Accounting Internship Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of accounting internship. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for accounting internship
  • Update Finance procedures
  • Prepare assigned monthly journal entries in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Completes monthly general ledger account reconciliations and reports monthly
  • Performs and/or assists with assigned statistical inventories
  • Balance database reports to external vendor reports
  • Report running and preparation of the monthly book
  • A&P Actuals spend for marketing to reconcile
  • Update stock in trade tracking spreadsheets
  • Stock in Transit PLV accruals
  • Forecast Valuations & assist in
Qualifications for accounting internship
  • Must be able to work in a cross-functional environment
  • Requires substantial progress toward obtaining an advanced degree (including, at a minimum, completion of corporate or individual taxation class)
  • Demonstrated ability to think independently and make good decisions based on education and experience
  • Above average communication and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with clients and staff
  • Requires substantial progress toward obtaining an accounting degree
  • Familiarity with a standard month-end close process
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Accounting Internship Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of accounting internship. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for accounting internship
  • Development of reconciliations and analysis
  • Utilization of databases and other computer applications to perform assigned tasks
  • Management of specialized information, reports, forms, billing, tracking of projects
  • Completing various miscellaneous projects as assigned by the respective supervisor
  • Prepare monthly financial statements for assigned centers
  • Act as a liaison with operations
  • Perform general ledger review and analysis
  • Prepare various corporate income and business tax returns
  • Assist in monthly financial closings
  • Contribute to the compilation of external financial reports
Qualifications for accounting internship
  • Knowledge of Not-For-Profit (NFP) organizations, accounting and GAAP
  • Willingness to take direction and manages the priorities for executing multiple projects
  • Maintain organization confidentiality
  • Exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with staff, management, and outside contacts
  • Leadership positions or initiative within student organizations or in the community
  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelor's degree program
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Accounting Internship Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an accounting internship. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for accounting internship
  • Provide ongoing daily support to project accounting teams by responding to questions, providing best practices, and troubleshooting issues
  • During the program, candidates will assist assigned members of management/leadership and work on division projects, as needed, to further enhance their management and technical skills
  • Candidates must participate in and meet the requirements of all applicable college/university program requirements to remain in the program
  • Bank and account reconciliations
  • Assisting with cash reporting and research
  • Perform month-end close processes as assigned
  • Assisting with Ad Hoc projects and other accounting functions as needed
  • Accruing incentive compensation expense to the financials by working with business units throughout the firm
  • Recording corporate benefit entries
  • Running bonus payment processes, including the year-end bonus payouts
Qualifications for accounting internship
  • Ability to collect, evaluate and interpret data, in both statistical and narrative form
  • Capable of preparing files and reports at the highest level of detail
  • Ability to multi-task, and prioritize numerous assignments simultaneously
  • Ability to work in an international environment, with distributed teams
  • Creativity in solving issues and capacity for teamwork
  • High motivation and efficiency
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Accounting Internship Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an accounting internship. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for accounting internship
  • Creating invoicing in Customer portals
  • Daily distribution of invoices to Customers
  • Corresponding with Customers and responding to request for Invoice copies, W9
  • Pulling cash receipt backup, verification and application of receipts
  • Credit card processing of orders and tracking
  • Collection emails for small dollar amount invoices
  • Participates in various special projects and assist in developing solutions
  • Preparation of professional presentations
  • Guide efficiency improvements of Accounting process
  • Support in the design and documentation of the new accounting processes
Qualifications for accounting internship
  • Previous general accounting experience
  • Internship will last up to 12 months
  • A current student enrolled in a business discipline, preferably Accounting
  • Approaching their Junior year or beyond at the time of the internship (exceptional Sophomore or Freshmen may be considered)
  • A basic level of understanding of key Accounting concepts
  • Preferred Degree in Accounting but all majors will be considered
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Accounting Internship Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an accounting internship. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for accounting internship
  • Enters information into computer system(s) and reviews for accuracy
  • Resolves some non-routine problems and questions
  • Responsibilities may vary
  • Support the daily financial operations for the North America Services team by interacting with service delivery managers, project managers, and consultants
  • Prepare monthly journal entries, customer invoices, and account reconciliations
  • Support the strategic global deployment of the revenue accounting module by assisting with testing, reconciliation, and deployment in conjunction with the IT team
  • Review employee expense reports for policy compliance
  • Capture and analyze data surrounding travel expenditures and distribute to key stakeholders
  • Convert process documentation into standardized templates for centralization into single repository
  • Perform SAP user access reviews in accordance with Global Risk Compliance
Qualifications for accounting internship
  • Must be available to work full time schedule
  • Passion for fashion, retail, and process improvement
  • Currently working towards a bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Working toward at least a relevant Bachelor's degree from an accredited university
  • The candidate must possess excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Managing a project to transition clients to collect revenue at the point of sale

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