Accounting Internship

Full time: 40 hours/week; Paid: $11.50/hour from January 9, 2017 to the end of May 2017

As a non-profit organization, the organization receives funding from various sources: companies, foundations and governments (federal/state/local). The Intern will become familiar with the workings of a non-profit finance department and assist with ensuring that the day-to-day operations and tasks are completed in a timely manner. 

Intern’s primary duties:

·       Assist with general accounting (filing, entry level processing) 

·       Copy and scan financial documents 

·       Assist with cash receipts entry 

·       Assist with grants/contracts transactions

·       Address vendor inquiries 

·       Maintain accounts payable files 

·       Enter accounts payable vouchers 

·       Open/process mail 

·       Verify signatures on documents (grants, contracts, staff sign-off forms, etc) 

·       Assist with front desk reception (welcome guests, accept packages)

·       Answer main line phone calls (transfer calls to appropriate staff, answer caller questions about org.)


Desired skills/qualifications:

·       Excellent communication skills (oral and written)

·       Ability to represent the organization at events or on errands

·       Obtained or Obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, and/or Business Administration 

·       MS Excel skills highly valued; database skills a plus 

·       Willingness to learn and help others on the staff 

·       Pleasant disposition and willing to take on any task


How to Apply:

Please attach a cover letter and writing sample with your resume. Cover letters can be addressed to "Internship Coordinators." No phone calls, please.