Finance and Accounting Associates

General DynamicsFalls Church, VA

3 months ago


Job Title

Summer 2024 Finance and Accounting Associate Internship

Job Location

  • USA: VA Falls Church
  • Any Location / Remote

Job Overview

At GDIT, our people are our business. We pride ourselves on the work our innovators do to support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the world. We wouldn't be successful without our ability to attract new talent to join our team. What sets a GDIT internship experience apart from other organizations in the industry? GDIT's Summer Internship Program is designed with you in mind! Our internship provides you the opportunity to be a part of a collaborative team that is helping to solve our clients' most challenging matters. Throughout GDIT's 10-week Summer Internship Program, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Work side-by-side with GDIT professionals delivering work for clients.
  • Collaborate with a team of peers to research and propose solutions to a current business challenge.
  • Participate in a mentoring circle led by an early career champion.
  • Interact with GDIT leaders.
  • Participate in professional development.


The likely hourly rate for this position is between $16.56 - $27.66, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.


  • Use modeling and analytics to understand how financial decisions impact our bottom line.
  • Learn how to leverage new tools and technologies.
  • Implementing new data collections.
  • Conduct research and analytical services related to financial data.
  • Assist in planning and designing financial processes.
  • Formulate recommendations to improve and support financial activities.
  • Various duties that enhance the productivity and procedures of the company.


The Must-Haves:

  • Currently enrolled in an associate's, bachelor's, or master's degree program in economics, finance, statistics, accounting, or a related discipline from a United States-based college or university.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office products (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Excel, and Teams).

What You'll Need to Deliver Your Best Every Day:

  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Experience using Excel, specifically data analysis, pivot tables, VLOOKUPs, and charts.
  • Ability to build meaningful relationships with managers and members of your team in a remote environment.
  • Intuitiveness with an ability to identify and solve complex problems related to rapidly changing technology.
  • A sense of genuine, intellectual curiosity and a nimble mindset.
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office products (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Excel, and Teams).

What You Offer as a Stand-Out Candidate:

  • Knowledge of accounting principles, interpreting financial statements, and exposure to quantitative financial analysis.
  • Proficiency in VBA.
  • Knowledge of project management and data analytics.
  • Analytical and quantitative skills: working with and synthesizing big data into actionable insights.
  • Comfortable using data software to conduct analyses and synthesize findings.

We're excited for you to apply!

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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?
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  • 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?
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  • What do you do when you don’t immediately know the solution to a problem?

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