Accounting Intern

The Accounting Intern will work closely with the Accounting Director and can expect to participate in the accounting activities of a real-world business. The Accounting Intern will typically work in an office environment but may be called upon to help with additional tasks in other departments, including work outside and/or in inclement weather.


  • Able to work at least 10 hours a week starting in April
  • Recent graduate or actively working towards a Bachelor’s in Accounting
  • Satisfactory completion of introductory accounting courses and a basic understanding of accounting and financial principles
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Understanding of GAAP and financial principals and terms
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Proficient with Word, Excel, and e-mail and able to learn bookkeeping software
  • Strong customer service and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work proactively with other team members
  • Ability to effectively learn and acquire new knowledge and skills and be receptive to feedback
  • Ability to maintain efficiency and accuracy when multitasking

These responsibilities are intended as a general illustration of the work performed in this job classification and are not all-inclusive for this position. Items listed are your priority but do not exclude you from offering assistance to all Pitt Race programs/employees when they are in need.

  • Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential
  • Assist with research, filing, data entry, and recording and maintaining accurate and complete financial records
  • Prepare, review, and email customer invoices
  • Prepare journal entries
  • Work with bookkeeping software
  • Handle sensitive or confidential information with honesty and integrity
  • Work with the HR Director to compile and analyze data, track information, and support the company or clients
  • Reconcile and record deposits
  • Count and prepare cash register drawers weekly
  • Deliver deposits to the bank
  • Assist with benefits tracking and documentation
  • Perform administrative tasks such as answering and directing phone calls and taking messages as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned, including special projects with other departments

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