Funding Operations Intern

internship - part time, unpaid

Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
Washington, DC
Closed
Posted 45 Days ago
Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
Washington, DC
internship - part time, unpaid
Posted 45 Days ago
Closed

Description

Requisition Number 19-0048 Post Date 5/29/2019 Title Funding Operations Intern - Fall Division Finance PT/FT Part Time City Washington State DC Description Our Mission The PCAOB oversees the audits of public companies and SEC-registered brokers and dealers in order to protect investors and further the public interest in the preparation of informative, accurate, and independent audit reports. Job Description The PCAOB has a paid internship position for fall 2019 for an Intern Funding Operations reporting to the Manager Funding Operations in the Office of Finance at its Washington, DC office. The position will support the various processes required to prepare for, assess, and collect the issuer accounting support fees (ASF), broker-dealer ASFs, and registrant annual fees (collectively, the fees) timely and accurately each year in coordination with Funding Operations team members. This position requires a proactive person who thrives in a multi-faceted professional environment and works professionally with others. The internship is expected to start in September 2019 and continue through December 2019, and the estimated time per week will be 20 hours. As an intern on the Funding Operations team, you will have the opportunity to gain a deep understanding of the PCAOBs sources of funding, learn about the various functions of a Finance department and the PCAOB, and be a key point of contact for the PCAOB in dealing with external parties. Our internship program provides you with hands-on work experience, allowing you to grow your problem-solving and analytical skillsets. Responsibilities Assist with the various tasks required for assessing the PCAOBs broker-dealer ASF. Obtain an understanding of business rules and their proper application for assessment and collection of the fees. Analyze company information using internal data and publicly available sources and document research findings. Respond to daily correspondence from entities, ensuring that responses are handled in a timely and accurate manner. Contact invoiced entities regarding billing or payment issues or to notify them of outstanding amounts. Handle inquiries from various levels of contacts. Capture all relevant information regarding external parties in the funding correspondence database. Update, create, or maintain necessary funding documentation. Handle other projects on an as-needed basis. Requirements Qualifications Current academic enrollment at the undergraduate (sophomore or above) or graduate level, preferably with a business-related field. Prior exposure to any analytics software (e.g., SAS, Tableau, Power BI, etc.). Strong problem-solving skills and an ability to learn quickly. Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy in all work. Ability to stay organized, meet deadlines, and prioritize. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both in writing and verbally. Ability to work effectively under pressure and be self-motivated. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook applications Our Values As we seek to accomplish our mission and implement our vision, we expect integrity, pursue excellence, operate with effectiveness, embrace collaboration, and demand accountability. Equal Employment Opportunity All PCAOB employees are entitled to equal opportunity and a professional work environment, free of discrimination and harassment. A workplace free of discrimination is fundamental to professional success and to the PCAOB's mission. The PCAOB will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

Skills

microsoft powerpoint, microsoft word, research, microsoft outlook, problem solving, microsoft excel, finance, accounting, writing, sas, tableau, analytics, auditing, organized, self-motivated

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