Accounting Interns

Festival FoodsOnalaska, WI

a month ago


Job Title

Accounting Intern

Job Location

Onalaska Support Office

Job Overview

Under the direction of Accounting Department Leadership, the Accounting Intern will have the opportunity to learn various accounting processes and contribute to our company. This position will primarily focus on processing company-wide expenses and may involve participating in finance/accounting related process improvement projects.




  • Process accounts payable (AP) invoices ensuring timely and accurate transactions
  • Perform reconciliations of general ledger accounts
  • Reconcile vendor statements against AP records in the financial system
  • Identify and implement process improvements in accounts payable
  • Develop knowledge of accounting software platforms and assist with system conversions and implementation
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships
  • Complete other accounting-related projects and responsibilities
  • Maintain regular, timely attendance and provide notice for occasional absences
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Working towards a degree in a business-related field, preferably accounting or finance; junior or senior standing preferred
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including presentation delivery
  • High attention to detail
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • High degree of professionalism
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Working knowledge of basic computer programs (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Ability to work independently and within a group setting

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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

  • Accounting56%

  • Business Administration Management And Operations13%

  • Economics5%

  • Finance5%

  • Business Commerce5%

  • 221 other majors14%

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

  • PwC
  • Ernst & Young
  • Deloitte
  • KPMG
  • McGladrey
  • Mcgladrey
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Onalaska, WI | $3,082/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,199

  • Miscellaneous$810

  • Food$459

  • Utilities$368

  • Transportation$246


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  • 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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