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|Job Title:||Finance and Accounting Internship|
|Organization:||Corporate Accountability International|
|Region:||DC Metro Region|
|Description:||Finance and Accounting Internship
Corporate Accountability International is a membership organization that protects people by waging and winning campaigns challenging irresponsible and dangerous corporate actions around the world. Through bold campaigns and a commitment to win, Corporate Accountability International and its members have scored major victories that protect people and save lives. For over 30 years, we've forced corporations - like
Nestle, General Electric and Philip Morris/Altria - to stop irresponsible and dangerous actions. You may be the right person for an exciting internship with Corporate Accountability International! This is a skills-building internship in which interns will take on significant projects to advance Corporate Accountability International's mission including our Think Outside the Bottle Campaign challenging corporate control of water, our Value [the] Meal campaign challenging corporate abuse of our food, and our Campaign Challenging Big Tobacco. The projects will be coupled with training sessions with a variety of staff members and guest trainers. Sample training topics include action planning, campaign research, media outreach, fundraising, recruitment, direct pressure tactics, and many others.
The Finance and Accounting Intern Job Description:
The Finance and Accounting Intern will assist in performing accounts receivable, accounts payable, financial reporting, preparing state registrations and will help prepare for the annual audit. This is an excellent opportunity to get hands-on experience in a non-profit Finance department.
- Work closely with the CFO and Financial Manager on income processing and related receivable issues;
- Assist the Financial Manager on the weekly preparation and printing of vendor checks;
- Regularly pull together all the required state non-profit registration paperwork;
- Help the Finance Department in bank reconciliation;
- Assist with cash flow and budget.
- Demonstrated commitment to corporate accountability and progressive social change;
- BS in Accounting or Business Administration;
- Good working knowledge of accounting/ finance through prior work experience or in the classroom;
- Strong attention to details, process-oriented, and self-motivated;
- Enjoys solving puzzles;
- Good organizational skills;
- Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word.
Location: Boston, MA
Duration: September-December 2012 (Exact dates TBD).
Hours: Minimum commitment of 15-20 hours /week with occasional additional hours for events. Days are flexible depending on student schedule and internship manager needs.
Compensation: This is an unpaid internship, however, students may receive course credit for their internship.
Training: Classroom sessions and ongoing trainings will be provided by senior campaign staff.
TO APPLY: Send a letter of interest, three references, and
your resume addressed to Michaela Howard at email@example.com. Please indicate in your application materials where you found out about the internship.
Corporate Accountability International is an equal opportunity employer and an inclusive organization. People of color, women, and GLBTQ people are strongly encouraged to apply.