Accounting Intern - Summer
Location: Anniston, AL
Job Description BAE Systems is looking for a full-time Summer Accounting Intern in the Anniston, AL facility.
Job duties include but are not limited to:
Involved in a variety of accounting projects assisting in General Accounting, Accounts Payable and Fixed Assets accounting areas.
Analyze information, prepare journal entries, and verify results through account reconciliations in support of the accounting reporting cycle.
Participate in Fixed Asset monthly and annual inventories, verify results, up-date accounting records and assist with follow-up of action items.
Examine financial reports for completeness, internal accuracy and conformance with uniform accounting procedures.
Use and modify existing computer reports and systems to access and format accounting information for internal and external use. Create adhoc computer reports to analyze information.
Compile, summarize and present accounting information for management use.
Assist in the analysis of complex accounting issues to develop solutions and implement process improvements.
Intern will report to the Accounting Manager and will be provided daily guidance and mentoring from a Senior Accountant. Required Skills and Education High School/GED and three years completion of undergraduate studies at an accredited college or university.
Must have completed junior year no later than the start of the internship.
The successful intern candidate must be enrolled in and actively pursuing completion of a 4-yr degree in an accounting program with a GPA of 3.0 or better.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
Ability to follow directions and ask questions if directions are unclear.
Must be enthusiastic to learn and have a desire to gain professional experience. Preferred Skills and Education Solid knowledge of accounting theory to be able to analyze financial information and make suggestions regarding its use.
Self-starter who learns quickly and can work independently as well as in a team environment.
Effective written and oral communication skills. About BAE Systems Platforms & Services BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Platform and Services Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Platform and Services is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions. People are the greatest asset in any Company. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression