Financial Accounting Intern | Atlanta, GA

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Part Time | Non Exempt

POSITION SUMMARY (Basic purpose or primary function of job)

The Financial Accounting Intern is responsible for working within the Accounting/Finance Department supporting critical departmental needs.  This role will work with spreadsheet data, system data and analytical data. 

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITY

The Financial Accounting Intern will work closely with the Sr. Treasury & Investment Analyst and Accounting Manager providing support in all probate and trust matters for the Arthritis Foundation and other duties as assigned.  The Financial Accounting Intern will need to operate with flexibility to support various administrative duties, process improvement efforts and special project assignments.

 


REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION

  1. High School diploma supplemented by courses in business
  1. At least two years of progressive accounting course work and/or accounting work
  1. Knowledge/Mastery in Word, Excel and other database programs.
  1. Excellent typing, grammar, spelling, punctuation and proofreading skills; strong communication and diplomacy skills.
  1. Must be able to work effectively with all levels of management and staff
  1. Must have the ability to recognize and handle confidential documents and information professionally.
  1. Must have the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced work setting using technology-based programs and platforms.
  1. Must have the ability and willingness to learn new concepts and apply those concepts to job responsibilities.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND TIME ALLOCATIONS

Record Confirmations

25%

Assistant with Administrative Scanning and filing Bequest documents

  30%

Assist with finance departments readiness for upcoming Audit - BDO

10%

Analysis of Financial Results

10%

Departmental filing and records

  10%

Special assigned projects to improve current practice

  10%

All hands-on deck team assignments

    5%

Total

100%

The Arthritis Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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  1. Review all invoices for appropriate documentation, accurate coding and approval prior to payment in accordance with payment terms.
  2. Process invoices, check requests, travel and expense reports; and upload documentation into system.
  3. Prioritize invoices according to vendor payment terms and discounts.
  4. Update and maintain vendor database to ensure proper 1099 filing accuracy.
  5. Research and resolve any outstanding balances on accounts, including telephone, mail, or email communication with vendors. Assist internal customers with issues related to purchases and invoices.
  6. Ability to process and follow up on rush items.
  7. Provide invoice support for preparation of monthly/annual journal entries (accruals, prepaids, etc.).
  8. Maintain electronic files and documentation thoroughly and accurately in accordance with company policy and generally accepted accounting principles.
  9. Understand the chart of accounts and workflow process to ensure timely vendor payment.
  10. Assist with other projects as needed.