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Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce
10100 Pines Blvd., 4th Floor
Pembroke Pines, FL
Posted: July 28 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Paid
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DescriptionThe Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber (MPPRCC) offers a unique opportunity to learn about the structure and process of a non-profit business entity. Interns will learn how to apply what they have learned in school to real-world accounting practices and may assist with items such as: financial reports, accounts receivable, accounts payable and bank statement reconciliation. The intern may also be called upon to assist with audits, work with the President/CEO on yearly forecasting efforts, as well as handle data entry. Applicants should be Business, Finance, Economics or Accounting majors.
Since 1969, the Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber is a 501(c)6 not-for-profit organization committed to the betterment of and providing a public service to our region. Its membership consists of approximately 500 businesses. The MPPRCC manages a wide variety of member engaging programs and events, is actively involved in public policy issues on the local, state, and national levels, is driven by a 16 member Board of Directors, and supported by several committees made up of more than 75 volunteer leaders.
Volunteer Internship Description
The internship program takes place at the MPPRCC’s office located in downtown at 10100 Pines Boulevard, 4th Floor, Pembroke Pines, FL 33026.
As an bookkeeping intern, you will have the opportunity to gain exposure in the exciting environment of the Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce. We consider our interns to be an integral part of our team. You will learn about the Miramar Pembroke Pines area while gaining experience in your field of study. You will learn through hands-on application and projects designed to be comparable to a classroom setting that you can use in your future career. You will have the opportunity to improve your skills and assist in cash management, month end close of accounting records, processing payments and producing receipts. Throughout your internship, you will assist in numerous functions of the organization as listed below and will report to the President/CEO. This internship is designed to be a learning experience in the field of accounting, and each intern will meet specific learning objectives.
The internship program is paid position.
The MPPRCC is recruiting for internship positions:
Part-time, internship to work at the MPPRCC office 10-20 hours per week. These hours will fall within the Chamber's regular business hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The internship position start date begins upon hire and the end date can be decided upon by the agreeing parties. Interns are required to live in the area for the duration of the internship.
ResponsibilitiesLearning objectives that the intern will gain:
• Become familiar with general accounting practices and not for profit accounting
• Gain experience in working with general ledger software, and other software packages such as word and excel worksheets
• Hone time-management skills by meeting deadlines while managing multiple projects
• Become familiar with an office environment
Essential Job Functions:
• Post payment and prepare bank deposits
• Balance bank statements to general ledger
• Run reports from various systems
• Prepare and enter general journal entries
• Strong attention to detail and ability to understand standard accounting practices.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.) is required.
• Strong organizational skills.
• Effective written communication skill