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Intern - Accountant

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Work type: Temporary
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Student Employment


Controller’s Office

Requested Start Date:

March 1st, 2020

Pay Range:

$12.00 per hour

Normal Work Schedule:

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  Monday – Friday  as fits to class schedule

Job Summary:

The Controller's Office is seeking an Accountant Intern. This person will work with the Controller to gain first-hand experience. This person will perform research, prepare financial reports, and assist with reconciling accounts and other duties as needed.

Hours and focus of work are flexible depending on availability, skills and interest. A commitment of roughly up to 20 hours per week.

Essential Functions:

  • Shadows members of the Controller's Office as they perform their duties.
  • Assists with research, filing, data entry, and recording and maintaining accurate and complete financial records. 
  • Prepare financial reports and other documents. 
  • Handling sensitive or confidential information with honesty and integrity.
  • Learning how to work as part of a Team to compile and analyze data, track information, and support the University or clients.
  • Taking on additional tasks or projects to learn more about accounting and office operations.
  • Prepares and sends out communications regarding financial policies and compliance.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current enrollment at Jacksonville State University with a major in Accounting.

Preferred Qualifications:

Required Documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Unofficial Transcript

Additional Information: None

Supplemental Questions: None

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