Accounting Intern

internship - full time, unpaid

Carmax
Richmond, VA
Closed
Posted 37 Days ago
Carmax
Richmond, VA
internship - full time, unpaid
Posted 37 Days ago
Closed

Description

Accounting Intern Richmond, Virginia - USD Full Time Posted: Saturday, 8 June 2019 Position Description CarMax Accounting is seeking a talented individual with a passion for business and a desire to develop into a strong business leader. This paid summer internship at our Home Office in Richmond, Virginia is designed to expose current college students to a corporate accounting environment and provide a valuable hands-on experience. The intern will be responsible for securing housing and daily transportation (no public transportation is available to our Home Office). What is CarMax? A great place to work. We're proud to be one of FORTUNE:'s "100 Best Companies to Work For." We have a fun and casual environment with perks like an on-campus fitness center and caf, and everyday casual attire. An industry leader with huge growth potential. CarMax has revolutionized the auto industry by making car buying easy. As the nation's largest retailer of used cars, we currently have over 200 stores in more than 95 U.S. markets, more than $15 billion in annual sales, and an overwhelmingly positive consumer response. But the biggest opportunities lie ahead: we hold only a small share of the late-model used car market, allowing room for exponential growth. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: What does an Accounting Intern do at CarMax? The work our interns perform is very similar to the work performed by our Full time Associates. This may include tasks in a variety of different functions such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, corporate accounting, fixed assets, financial reporting, etc. Responsibilities will be a mix of independent work and collaborative, cross-functional projects, and may include interactions with customers and/or vendors. Ideal candidates are those who are interested in: Obtaining a hands-on experience that will provide exposure to the different functions that combine to form a corporate accounting department Contributing to the goals that support our Accounting initiatives Contributing ideas and opinions to support our continuous improvement environment Developing technical and business skills Access to Management and building relationships with our leadership team and other associates outside of accounting Position Requirements QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS: Thinks logically, conducts root cause analysis, uses resources to find answers and considers impacts of decisions Completes tasks in a timely manner while balancing multiple priorities and interruptions Makes and follows through on commitments Takes initiative and works independently Cooperates and works well with others; resolves conflict in a positive manner Expresses opinions and innovative ideas Adapts to change Challenges others and the status quo appropriately Uses various methods of communication appropriately (eg phone, email, face-to-face) A rising junior or rising senior in a 4-year business degree program (accounting preferred but not required) with an understanding of basic accounting terminology A history of achievement and aptitude demonstrated by a strong GPA, and/or other recognition such as scholarships, awards, and honor societies Intermediate level of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel required (ie filtering, v-lookups, subtotals, shortcuts); basic level of Microsoft Access a plus Requires mathematical skills that would be gained from a typical undergraduate accounting or business curriculum CarMax is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Location Richmond, Virginia, United States of America Industry Finance Rate USD Employment Agency carmax Contact carmax Reference JS2365_0AD31944F7E16911CD17993AE3FF0DE3/717961724 Posted Date 6/8/2019 3:42:21 PM Permalink http://www.jobshark.com/HBVbt

Skills

microsoft excel, accounting, microsoft word, microsoft powerpoint, financial reporting, finance, accounts payable, microsoft access, accounts receivable, communication, payroll services, fixed assets, accounts payable & receivable, billing, work well independently

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