POET

  • Accounting Intern

    Job ID
    2018-3298
    Employment Type
    Intern
    Category
    Internship
    Shift
    Day
    Travel Required
    None
    Position Location(s)
    US-SD-Sioux Falls
    FLSA Status
    Non-Exempt
  • The Accounting Intern will learn about financial business models and infrastructure, reasoning to support decisions, and the complexity of the organizational structure of a privately held, multi-billion dollar business. The position is exposed to accounting principles, financial statement structure, and may assist with daily, monthly and year-end reporting preparation and transactional activities. This role will identify internal controls, participate in a variety of projects, and work closely with the accounting, tax, and finance departments at the POET headquarters and subsidiaries.

     

    If you are highly self- motivated, driven to succeed, and thrive in a challenging environment where you can optimize your analytical, communication and financial acumen, then this opportunity may be the right fit for you. The Accounting Intern must be able to work in a fast-paced, ever changing environment and is expected to anticipate and meet assigned deadlines, clarify expectations, digest feedback in a positive manner, and display a responsive, flexible and thorough approach to work.

     

    A TYPICAL DAY COULD INCLUDE

     

    • Prepare financial analysis and research variances to reconcile general ledger accounts.
    • Perform audits using various internal control policies.
    • Assist in cash strategies by analyzing financial data.
    • Design and improve financial reports to streamline data collection.
    • Maintain confidential files and databases.
    • Assist in preparing tax filings.
    • Perform various transactional duties, including accounts payable and accounts receivable.
    • Assist with special projects.
    • Since we are all about teamwork and getting the job done, your skill may be put to many other uses!

    STRENGTHS OF A SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE

     

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Enrollment in a Bachelor’s degree program; Accounting, Finance, etc. with a graduation within 1-2 years reach
    • You are self-motivated, flexible, and manage assignments independently and with a sense of urgency to meet tight deadlines
    • You are resourceful in resolving problems and apply professional customer service skills; maintain composure during adverse situations
    • You earn a GPA of 3.0 or higher
    • You know the basics of Microsoft Office Suite, and you are capable of learning new programs
    • You are eager to learn, highly detailed, organized, and communicate well orally or in writing

    To review a complete job description click here.

     

    POET is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

     

     

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