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Accounting & Financial Reporting Intern

Start date: 12/04/2023Duration: 15 Weeks
Paid InternshipPlus benefits15 - 20 hrs/wk

2 months ago


The intern will assist the Global Controller s group with the month end close process, lease software administration and reconciliation, and several special projects that will allow for developmental and real-world application of the skills learned thus far in your educational background. The experience will allow the intern to understand the requirements working in general accounting and financial reporting at a large multinational company.

Internship Program interns will benefit from:

Opportunities to develop new skills and gain hands-on experience through meaningful projects and assignments.

Mentorship and Networking opportunities with professionals in the industry.


Conduct research on assigned accounting topics and present findings to the team.

Collaborate with team members to brainstorm ideas and contribute to problem-solving efforts.

Shadow and learn from experienced professionals in your field of interest.

Actively seek opportunities to learn and develop new skills relevant to your career goals.

Take initiative to suggest process improvements and contribute innovative ideas.

Demonstrate the Citywide Values of Team Citywide and support our culture throughout the duration of the Internship Program.

Identified projects that you will be responsible for:

Month end close assistance which may include journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, financial analysis and follow up, participation in close calls, etc.

Leases software maintenance, including reviewing new leases for proper determination of Finance vs. Operating treatment, performing reconciliations of leases, updating borrowing rates, and more.

Special projects that may include things such as GL account mapping reviews, implementations of accounting tools and software, leading and organizing the collection of task list procedures and accounting manuals, etc.

Perform accounting research on assigned topics and summarizing the results of the review in memo formats.

Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Normal setting for this job is: office setting or work from home office.

Number of positions available




Must be pursuing a bachelor's degree in either Finance or Accounting. Current academic status must reflect good performance in relation to institutional academic standards.

Strong interest in the industry or field related to the internship.

Basic knowledge of accounting, including debits, credits, financial statement interpretation/reviews, and Microsoft office products.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as communication and interpersonal skills.

Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.

Detail oriented with the ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

Eagerness to learn and take on new challenges.

Adaptability and willingness to embrace feedback and eagerness to learn and take on new challenges.

What Will Set You Apart?

The ability to proactively communicate work status, ask questions, take notes, and execute tasks is essential.

Can problem solve and present recommendations and solutions to problems.

While not a requirement, candidates that have the confidence to address coworkers and possess public speaking abilities tend to do well in the field.

A drive for continued education, either through certifications such as obtaining a CPA license, additional accounting courses and/or intentions for a master s degree.

About Citywide Insurance and Real Estate

Founded in 1995, Citywide has been providing quality service to clients in the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia. With offices in Wheeling, Moundsville, New Martinsville, and Weirton, they are conveniently located around the Ohio Valley to give clients easy access to their services. Citywide Realty, Inc is a full-service real estate sales agency; Douglas W. Clatterbuck is the Broker and President. Citywide Real Estate has been providing quality service to clients wishing to buy and/or sell their property. Our team consists of many top producers for sales as recognized by the local board of realtors as well as The National Association of Realtors.
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Skills you'll need for this internship

    financial accounting
    journal entries
    year-end close
    monthly close
    accounting research


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How will you be compensated for this role?

Benefits for this internship

  • Insurance, Health, Wellness
  • Vacation & Time Off
  • Relocation Stipend


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What happens after you send in your application?

Citywide Insurance and Real Estate has not provided an expected interview date. If Citywide Insurance and Real Estate chooses not to move forward with your application, they will notify you.

Citywide Insurance and Real Estate also indicates this role is likely to convert to full-time.

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Career Paths

People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Accounting66%

  • Business Administration Management And Operations11%

  • Economics4%

  • Business Commerce3%

  • Management Science2%

  • 169 other majors11%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • KPMG
  • Deloitte
  • PwC
  • Ernst & Young
  • Grant Thornton
Typical benefits offered for paid internships

(National average offered by employers)



Relocation Assistance




Housing Assistance

(avg. $2,892)




Travel Stipend

(avg. $978)




Tuition Reimbursement




Medical Insurance




401(k) Company Match




Paid Holidays


Average internship hourly pay

For Southeast region

Real Estate

Typical pay range:

$15.30 - $19.68

Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Wheeling, WV | $2,927/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,026

  • Miscellaneous$950

  • Utilities$351

  • Food$346

  • Transportation$254


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Employers want to see that you’ve done your homework and are excited about the company. 

Other essential interview questions:

  • Why are you pursuing a career in accounting?
  • How do you manage your time throughout the workday?
  • Tell me about a time when you had to be flexible in the workplace.
  • What would you do if a client asked you to create an expense record for which there was no supporting documentation?
  • Tell me about a time when you worked with peers to achieve a fantastic result. What was your role?
  • How do you prefer to communicate with those around you in the workplace?
  • Tell me about a time that you provided exceptional customer service to a client.
  • When performing routine data entry, how do you guard against making mistakes?
  • What accounting skills/certifications do you have?
  • What do you do when you don’t immediately know the solution to a problem?

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