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Accounting & Finance Intern

| Chicago

Spend your summer working at Jiobit!

 

If you would like to experience working at a startup in downtown Chicago, and have the opportunity to develop your accounting and finance skills at a fast-paced company, then we’re glad you found Jiobit. It’s an incredibly exciting time to join us as we scale our business and deliver best in class (and award-winning) location tracking solutions for families and businesses.

 

Your contributions will directly impact the financial elements critical to supporting the business. At Jiobit, you will have the opportunity to prepare for your new career by understanding and strengthening the accounting framework of the company, as well as analyzing financial results to help drive business decisions.  Additionally, you will learn how the finance team provides data analysis to support other business functions, specifically the marketing and operations teams.

 

About us.

 

Jiobit is the first of its kind patented location tracking platform, enabling the longest lasting and smallest real-time location products with best-in-class security.  Featuring a host of encryption and security technologies, Jiobit is trusted by federal government customers, law enforcement professionals, and thousands of pet owners and families, with usage in every populated continent in the world.

 

Jiobit has received an Editor's Choice Award with PCMag and Wired Recommends editor’s choice, and has been featured on Forbes, CNBC, Buzzfeed, Techcrunch, and USA Today, to name a few. With offices in Chicago and Silicon Valley, the team is comprised of seasoned designers, marketers, and engineers with a history of building innovative consumer products and services with millions of units sold worldwide. We have raised over $10M in funding and are now positioning the business for rapid growth.

 

The role.

 

Our goal is to provide you with a well-rounded, meaningful experience this summer to help you grow professionally, and allow you to build your resume with fundamental finance and accounting work experience.  This is a paid internship as a 1099 contractor. We would like to find a candidate willing to work 40 hours per week, who may also be interested in working part-time during the following school year. You will be contributing to the success of the company from day 1, with the following responsibilities:

 

  • Prepare and execute monthly journal entries in support of the month-end accounting close process

  • Complete monthly account reconciliations to support the accuracy of the financials

  • Analyze monthly financial statements and present results to the CEO and VP of Finance

  • Manage fundamental accounting processes, such as bank reconciliations and accounts payable

  • Contribute financial content to external investor pitch presentations

  • Create and maintain marketing analytics charts to measure advertising spend performance

 

What you'll need.

 

  • 2-3 years completion of an Undergraduate program or current enrollment in a Graduate program, with an accounting or finance concentration.

  • GPA of 3.5+

  • Experience working with Microsoft Excel

  • Excellent communication skills, and strong organizational skills with ability to prioritize and multitask

  • Intellectual curiosity - strive to learn more, be curious, dig into the details and the root cause. Energy and passion to support the team and our mission

  • ‍Creative, yet analytical, in your approach to solving problems and identifying opportunities

  • Roll-with-the-punches attitude and good sense of humor‍

 

 

Every day brings new challenges along with new opportunities to contribute to our company’s success.  We thank you for your interest, and look forward to hearing from you.

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Location

We are in the heart of River North. We're an easy walk from both Metra train stations and very close to the Brown Line.

What are Jiobit Perks + Benefits

Jiobit Benefits Overview

We're fun! We celebrate our success with quarterly off-sites and team building events (kayaking, karaoke-ing, Cards Against Humanity-ing). We offer great benefits, flexible vacation policy, and in-office snacks and beverages.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Happy Hours
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