We are looking for a driven Accounting Intern with a basic understanding of GAAP and financial principles and terms who is ready for an immersive, real-world experience. Under the supervision of our staff, the Accounting Intern can expect to participate in the preparation of journal entries and financial reports, analyze actual financial data, learn more about bookkeeping software, and assist with other accounting activities. You should be a motivated team player who can maintain efficiency and accuracy when multitasking.
To be a strong candidate for an Accounting Internship, you should possess an understanding of accounting and financial principles and a positive attitude. You should be collaborative, trustworthy, receptive to feedback, and eager to learn.
Shadowing members of the Accounting department as they perform their duties. Assisting with research, filing, data entry, and recording and maintaining accurate and complete financial records. Preparing financial reports, such as balance sheets and income statements, invoices, and other documents. Working with bookkeeping software. Handling sensitive or confidential information with honesty and integrity. Learning how to work as part of the Accounting team to compile and analyze data, track information, and support the company or clients. Taking on additional tasks or projects to learn more about accounting and office operations.
Must be a recent graduate or actively working towards a Bachelor’s or Masters in Accounting. Satisfactory completion of introductory accounting courses and a basic understanding of accounting and financial principles. Some companies may require a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Aptitude for math, proficiency with computers. Strong verbal and written communication skills. High level of efficiency, accuracy, and responsibility. Motivation and a strong desire to take on new challenges and learn as much as possible.
2 openings. Telecommuting is allowed.
About Ascendant Group
Built on referrals and inspired by trust since its creation in 2004, Ascendant Group has worked with the world’s leading CEOs and executives ranging from fortune 500 companies, INC 5000 fastest growing businesses, and high performing individual brands ranging from those leading world class organizations to bestselling authors to elite athletes transitioning to the entrepreneurial world.
We leverage our knowledge of Human2Human marketing to help our clients become the chief story tellers for their brand. This unlocks increased visibility and emotional connectivity that leads to increased top line revenues, development of portable brands that cut across industries, and furthering or developing legacy.
?Awarded as one of the top 25 small businesses to work for, our team of nearly 30 professionals across North America, Europe, Asia, and North Africa has a culture that values continual learning, honesty, responsiveness, competitiveness, innovation, and improvisation that helps us live up to our name, Ascendant; we have a relentless commitment to the Merriam dictionary definition “moving upwards,” this cuts across our internal capabilities, client strategy and execution.