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Accounting Intern

Accounting Intern

About Us: The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, is a private, non-profit national organization dedicated to finding the cure for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and improving the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases. Founded in 1965, The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation has remained at the forefront of research in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, spending over $200 million towards research. Today, we fund cutting-edge studies at major medical institutions, nurture investigators at the early stages of their careers, and finance underdeveloped areas of research. In addition, our educational workshops and programs, along with our scientific journal, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, enable medical professionals to keep pace with this rapidly growing field. 

We currently have an exciting learning opportunity available as an Accounting Intern. This is a chance to work within a non-profit organization to gain firsthand knowledge on finance operations that help an organization accomplish its mission. We are seeking someone for this internship who is high-energy, detailed oriented and a self starter with strong inter-personal and communication skills. The main responsibility is to support the Finance team in their day to day functions. The intern will be paid $11/hour. This position will report directly to the Senior Accountant.

Position Description

  • Assist in the reconciliation of monthly bank accounts to the general ledger
  • Analyze expenses in conjunction with the month-end close
  • Assist with state solicitation filings
  • Provide administrative support such as scanning and filing documents.
  • Other special projects as needed

Qualifications: (i.e. years of experience, degree etc.)

  • Outgoing and enthusiastic personality
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be pro-active, self-directed, detail-oriented and organized
  • Ability to prioritize, work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of Excel
  • Candidate must be seeking to earn a degree in Accounting or Finance

To Apply: Interested applicants should click on the link below and submit a relevant cover letter and resume. The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.   

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