Accounting Intern

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

We are seeking an enthusiastic, driven intern for our fast-paced finance department. The focus for this position will be on supporting grant & fund reporting and NetSuite setup projects. Other assignments will include providing general support to accounting staff month end close and administrative tasks in general.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assist with preparing and reviewing financial statements and reports, such as income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, and budget variance reports
  2. Assist with credit card & grant reconciliations
  3. Create general ledger entries
  4. Ensure accuracy of documentation and its compliance with BGCMN accounting policies and procedures
  5. Support the annual budgeting and auditing processes, by providing data, analysis, and documentation as needed
  6. Maintain accurate and organized records of financial transactions, using accounting software and filing systems
  7. Collaborate with other departments and staff on accounting-related matters, such as grant reporting, expense tracking, and funder filings
  8. Learn and apply accounting principles and standards in a nonprofit setting, under the guidance and supervision of the CFO and Accountant

LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT

  1. Cultivate interpersonal skills
  2. Cultivate organizational/time-management skills
  3. Technical accounting skills
  4. Application of Accounting Principles

 

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Plan and oversee special programs, committees and/or events (i.e. field trips, inter-KIDSTOP tournaments and awards programs), and/or participate in the implementation of other KIDSTOP activities as necessary
  2. Attend and participate in scheduled meetings and trainings
  3. Other duties, as assigned

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES

  1. Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook, Excel, and Word
  2. Competency to learn how to enter data into company database
  3. Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  4. Ability to work both independently and in a team setting
  5. Problem-solving skills
  6. Distinguished organizational skills
  7. Detail orientated

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Must be a current student pursuing a post-secondary Accounting degree and be able to provide relevant course work related to Accounting functions
  2. Must have successfully completed two semesters of Accounting course work
  3. Must be able to pass a criminal background check
  4. Willing and able to commit to at least 10 hours/week for a consecutive time period of at least 3 months

 

EEO POLICY

Boys & Girls Club of Central Minnesota provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type, with or without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS Never Occasionally Regularly
Stationary Work X
Lift/Carry up to 25 lbs. X
Lift/Carry 25-50 lbs. X
Lift 50+ lbs. X
Grip/Grasp/Repeating Motions That May Include Wrist, Hands and Fingers X
Walking/Bending/Moving/Reaching/Stretching

in Different Positions

X
Hearing X
Seeing X
EQUIPMENT Never Occasionally Regularly
Motor Vehicle X
Hand Tools X
Motorized Machinery X
Lifts/Carts X
Ladders X
Trailers X
Kitchen Equipment X
Audio Visual Equipment X
Personal Computer X
Copy/Scan Machine X
Desktop Phone and Cell Phone X
Two-Way Radio/Ear Mic X
WORKING CONDITIONS Never Occasionally Regularly
Indoor Work X
Outdoor Work with Low/High Temperatures and

Other Elements Such as Wind/Precipitation

X
Noisy Conditions X
Odors That May Be Unpleasant X
Varied Lighting Conditions (i.e. Fluorescent,

Low Lighting, etc.)

X
Small and/or Enclosed Spaces X
Heights X
Working Independently X
Working Within a Team X
MENTAL DEMANDS Never Occasionally Regularly
Managing Workplace Stressors X
Encountering Belligerent Behaviors X
SUBSTANCE EXPOSURE Never Occasionally Regularly
Acids, Corrosives, Epoxies, Dust, Fumes, Mists,

Gases, Chemicals, Body Fluids, Etc.

X
PROTECTIVE CLOTHING Never Occasionally Regularly
Facial Covering, Gloves, Safety Glasses, Ear Muffs/Plugs, Etc. X