Accounting Intern - Central Office, Grand Rapids, MI

Deadline: 
Friday, June 1, 2018
District/Organization: 
Choice Schools Associates
Position Details: 

 
TITLE:                       Accounting Intern
 
REPORTS TO:        Chief Financial Officer
 
JOB GOAL: 
Responsible for providing general administrative assistance and basic accounting functions to include (but not limited to) preparation of financial statements, bank reconciliations, and timely month end close processes for multiple schools. Work is performed in accordance with Governmental Accounting Standards Board guidance, federal and state regulatory agencies, and other statutory requirements pertaining to sole owner limited liability company and public school academies in Michigan.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to work effectively with others
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Must be able to multi-task
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to understand basic internal controls and company policies as it relates to the financial statements (i.e. account reconciliations, detailed support, proper approvals, etc.)
  • Knowledge of GAAP
  • Ability to work independently
  • Demonstrates effective judgment
  • Display a high level of integrity
  • Ability to plan and prioritize workloads
  • Must be able to work effectively in a collaborative culture.

 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Accepted into a College of Business
  • Seeking major in accounting

 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:

  • Assist in preparation of monthly financial reports by performing all the necessary month end close processes for multiple schools
  • Enter invoices to the proper GL account and reviewing bookkeeper entries
  • Assist with check printing process
  • Preparation of monthly bank reconciliations
  • Work with vendors to reconcile any discrepancies in payments
  • Assists in preparing final annual report and all interim reports
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the CFO

 
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  Summer internship
 
EVALUATION:  by CFO
 
 To apply, please visit:  http://applitrack.com/choice/onlineapp.  
 Choice Schools Associates is an Education Service Provider for charter schools in Michigan and is the employer.  EEOC

Email: 
Courtneykingma@choiceschools.com