Finance/Accounting Intern

internship - part time, paid

Youthbuild Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
Closed
Posted 64 Days ago
Youthbuild Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
internship - part time, paid
Posted 64 Days ago
Closed

Description

Finance/Accounting Intern - Spring/Summer 2019 - YouthBuild Philly Posted by YouthBuild Philadelphia | Philadelphia, PA YouthBuild Philadelphia ------------ New | Published 4 hours ago ------------ Salary Stipend - Internship ($1200.00) ------------ See all listings from this organization About this organization Finance/Accounting Intern Spring 2019 YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW | YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School is a 12th-Grade-only, diploma-granting program of academics and job training for young adults between the ages of 18 and 21 who have dropped out of high school. Most recently chartered in 2016, the School enrolls approximately 220 students each year. Students alternate between six-week sessions of academic instruction and vocational training. The vocational training consists of one of an array of programs, including building trades, business/customer service, early childhood education and healthcare. YBPCS is an award winning, flagship program of the national YouthBuild movement, and has been named a Top Workplace by the Philadelphia Inquirer for six consecutive years. Mission Our mission is to provide out of school youth in Philadelphia with the broadest range of tools, supports and opportunities available to become self-sufficient, responsible and productive citizens in their community. Vision YouthBuild Philadelphias demonstrated and recognized success inspires more holistic and integrated approaches in educational and social programs nationally. Values * Excellence * Perseverance * Respect Position Overview The ideal intern should be an organized strong multi-tasker, who is self-motivated with great customer service skills. A strong candidate will have the ability to function in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. The Finance/Accounting Intern will learn about key business operations and its impacts on education, finance, and business decision-making. They will gain understanding of the functions, goals, and workings of the non-profit sector, including hands-on experience in an Operations and Finance Department. Depending on interest and ability, some students may be able to develop independent research projects that support our mission. Strong attention to detail is required. Essential Functions * Assist with processing invoices and cash disbursements * Record financial activity in Sage 100 ERP * Assist in processing payroll * Communicate with clients and vendors to resolve invoice discrepancies and/or answer questions * Reconcile credit card statements * Maintain office files (hard-copy and electronic) * File, mail, scan, copy, and email documents related to grant invoicing, expenses, payroll and other areas as needed * Prepare monthly journal entries and reconciliations for month end close * Provide support for quarterly forecasting Special projects: * Provide administrative and general financial support for the Operations and Finance Department * Support the development and improvement of financial tools * Prepare General Ledger and spreadsheet analysis, journal entries, account reconciliation, monthly reports and billing, and accounts receivable analysis * Review, analyze, and reconcile various general ledger accounts as assigned * Assist in preparation of budgets and forecasts and track monthly expenses against budgets * Assist in the preparation of financial reports for monthly reporting, annual audit and grants invoices, including gathering supporting documents and back-up information as requested * Create excel spreadsheets as needed for ad hoc analyses * Assist the Operations and Finance Department with other projects as needed Qualifications: * Currently enrolled in a 4 year degree program in Business Administration, Finance or Accounting * Proven success working with a team in a professional environment or at a college-level project/assignment. * Excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills and ability to interact with all levels of staff * Advanced proficiency in Google Suite and Microsoft Excel is essential, intermediate knowledge of Word, and PowerPoint, highly recommended * Strong analytical and critical thinking skills * Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to utilize multiple sources of information to determine a solution * Self-motivated with the ability to apply and continually develop technical skills * Ability to take initiative and accept ownership and responsibility for assigned projects * Ability to establish priorities, coordinate work activities, multi-task, and meet deadlines in a dynamic work environment * Ability to work in fast-paced open environment with accuracy and attention to detail * Ability to work well in a team and independently * The selected candidate must be able to provide the hiring team with all background clearances and testing results required and provided at the time of the offer. All certifications and results should be sent prior to the stipulated start date in order to proceed. * The selected intern will be reimbursed for all clearance and testing expenses required by the YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School upon the start of the internship once all receipts are given to the HR Department and these have been processed accordingly. Additional Details: * The internship will be sponsored by the Finance Department and will be paid on a stipend basis. * The stipend will be in the amount of $1,200. * Time frame: 12 weeks based on start date and academic calendar. * Hours: Up to 20 hours per week with a flexible schedule. (Preferably M-F 4 hours per day. i.e. 8:30-12:30pm). How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume via email to Annette Ortiz-Molina at careers@youthbuildphilly.org with the words "Finance/Accounting Intern" in the subject line. This job description does not imply that these are the only tasks to be performed by the selected intern. Additional duties might be requested by the supervisory team. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, medical condition, veteran status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law. *Note that the start date will depend on the effective and timely submission of all required documentation as well as all compliance with the schools policies and hiring procedures. Finance/Accounting Intern Spring 2019 YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW | YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School is a 12th-Grade-only, diploma-granting program of academics Read more about this job Details at a glance * On-site Location * Part Time Schedule How To Apply careers@youthbuildphilly.org How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume via email to Annette Ortiz-Molina at careers@youthbuildphilly.org with the words "Finance/Accounting Intern" in the subject line. How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume via email to Annette Ortiz-Molina at careers@youthbuildphilly.org with the words "Finance/Accounting Intern" in the subject Read more about how to apply Location Philadelphia, PA

Skills

microsoft powerpoint, microsoft word, finance, accounting, analysis, financial reporting, auditing, budgets, forecasting, account reconciliation, accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, critical thinking, journal entries

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