Accounting Internship

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Accounting Intern is responsible for all accounting and bookkeeping functions of the Summer Work Experience Program. The Accounting Intern is diligent in maintaining meticulous documentation, and ensures accuracy through constant checks and balances in all duties assigned. The internship will begin June 2024 and extend through the summer until the Fall semester begins. Duties will be performed in-office located at 1085 S. Yuma Ave Independence, MO 64056. This is a paid internship currently at $15/hour.

 

EDUCATION: High School education required. Preferably currently enrolled in an accounting or finance degree program 

 

EXPERIENCE:  Proven success in previous acceptable working environments

 

COMPUTER SKILLS:  QuickBooks, Microsoft Office products with advanced knowledge of Excel.  

 

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES:  N/A

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: 

Must pass background check, pre-employment screening, and drug test. 

Excellent communication and problem-solving skills. 

Strong mathematical skills with high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. 

Understanding of general ledger and accounting processes. 

Ability to effectively multi task; strong follow through & time management skills.  

Ability to work independently  

Ability to accept constructive feedback 

Possess a sense of urgency to get things done. 

Strict adherence to compliance issues in all areas of the position. 

High level of confidentiality. 

Ability to interface with and satisfy needs of diverse groups; internal and external; corporate to operations. 

Professional yet personable demeanor. 

Committed team player. 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

Pull new hire information from Set-works 

Enter new hires information including tax withholdings in Quickbooks 

Accounts receivable invoicing, and other required reporting. 

General ledger journal entry preparation and posting. 

File maintenance. 

Maintain files and documentation thoroughly, accurately, and in accordance with company policy and generally accepted accounting principles. 

Contribute to maintenance of accounting data and provide support as needed to Director of Finance. 

Respond to all external and internal inquiries; effective communication. 

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