Careers

Job Title

Accounting Intern

Position Location

Milwaukee

Position Description

The Corporate Accounting Intern is a member of the Corporate Accounting team assisting with the day-to-day accounting activities.  The qualified candidate will be a can-do multi-tasker responsible for corporate accounts payable/accounts receivable, recording of journal entries, assisting with financial reporting, and performing a wide range of duties within the accounting department.  

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing and accurately recording invoices (including proper sales & use tax determination)
  • Reconciling bank and credit card accounts and resolving discrepancies
  • Assisting with the month-end close including, but not limited to, preparation of journal entries, reconciliation of data sources and preparation of related financial reporting
  • Assisting with preparation of tax information
  • Participate in the budget and financial projection process
  • Maintain and document new and existing policies and procedures
  • Participation in projects and other related duties, as needed

Qualifications:

  • Current enrollment and participation in a Bachelor’s or Master’s Accounting or Finance program or related degree
  • Ability to work 10 to 20 hours per week during the school year, full time during the summer/breaks
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with advanced Excel skills (e.g. – pivot tables, vlookups, if statements and macros)

What You'll Need to be Successful:

  • Can-do attitude, defaulting to “yes, we will find a solution”
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy and reliability
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and show initiative, including eagerness to work on projects.  May offer suggestions and / or take action to implement new or more effective solutions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work effectively as a team player
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