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Accounting Intern

The Accounting Intern will assist accounts payable and other related accounting functions under general supervision with moderate complexity.
Principal Responsibilities:

  • Reviews, codes, and records vendor transactions in general ledger system.
  • Processes timely payments to vendors.
  • Scans and stores supporting documentation for vendor payments and transactions in a manner consistent with firm guidelines.
  • Prepares standard journal entries, including prepaid expenses, accrued expenses, and accounts payable.
  • Manages the expense reimbursement process for colleagues’ approved business expenses.
  • Processes and distributes mail within the accounting department.
  • Assists with management of internal accounting email, which includes responding to emails received relating to vendor transactions and payments.
  • Prepares bank reconciliations and proposes journal entries to correct any discrepancies identified during reconciliation process.
  • Brings issues and discrepancies to appropriate leader, while identifying potential solutions.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge and basic understanding of US GAAP.
  • Moderate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Outlook.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must possess excellent organizational skills.
  • Exhibits professional skepticism.