Accounting Specialist Internship

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The Finance & Accounting Department primarily consists of two teams: 1) Accounting, which is responsible for preparing the Company’s financial statements, client billing, filing tax returns, as well as many other duties required of a publically traded Company; and 2) Finance / Financial Planning & Analysis, which is responsible for companywide budgeting, financial forecasting, analysis of results and long-term financial strategy. 

As an intern and member of our Accounting team, you will be responsible for assisting the accounting team with month end activities and special projects as needed. You will be directly involved in some aspects of accounts payable cycle, revenue recognition analysis and commissions forecasts.  

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

  • Support various members the Corporate Accounting team including Managers and Directors.  Gain exposure to month-end close procedures, revenue recognition, billing, sales commission, accounts payable and various other accounting-related duties.
  • Exposure to internal controls, including process narratives and flowcharts necessary for SOX compliance
  • Support the External Reporting team to gain exposure to the SEC public company reporting process including the development of the Company’s Form 10-K.
  • Perform ad hoc financial analyses as needed
  • Additional duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS

  • Currently enrolled in a college degree program working toward a Bachelor’s degree with an anticipated graduation of Spring 2021; Finance or Accounting major preferred
  • Experience with MS office, preferably Excel, Word, and Outlook 
  • G.P.A of 3.2/4.0 or higher
  • A basic understanding of GAAP and the core financial statements
  • Experience with MS office, preferably Excel, Word, and Outlook 
  • Previous experience working in an office environment preferred
  • Strong interpersonal communication, writing and organizational skills
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • AccessDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • OracleDatabases

Location

We just moved into a larger, more modern space across from the bustling Woodfield Mall area in Schaumburg, accessible to plenty of bars & restaurants.

What are Paylocity Perks + Benefits

Paylocity Benefits Overview

Our commitment to hiring the best and brightest employees with a “talent anywhere” strategy means that no matter where you’re located around the country, you can be a part of our growing tech department

• Enjoy an attitude of trust to work remotely, manage your own schedule and be productive
• Work in small, cross-functional product-oriented teams
• Showcase development progress in two-week sprints with strong executive involvement
• Embrace the freedom to innovate, voice opinions and share new ideas

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
We have a talent anywhere culture, where employees can work anywhere in the US and/or work from one of three US offices located in Illinois, Florida, and Idaho
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Cross-department program, Leadership mentoring.
Online course subscriptions available
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