Full-timeEstimated: $28,000 - $38,000 a year
- Microsoft Excel
- Communication skills
- Debits & credits
- Bachelor's degree
Full Job Description
Kivvit is a nationally-recognized Public Affairs, PR, and Communications consulting firm originally founded in 2002 with offices in Chicago, New York City, New Jersey, Miami, and Washington D.C. At about 90 full-time staff, our firm is growing and so are our needs in financial and administrative oversight.
What is the position?
We are seeking an Accounting Intern to join our Chicago office to aid with client invoicing, expense report processing, month-end closing processes, and administrative office tasks. This is a full-time (5 days per week) paid internship. You will be working closely with our Chicago Finance Director and will focus on financial tasks for the Chicago, Miami, and Washington, DC offices. This is a 3-6 month paid internship with possibility for full-time hire.
What kind of skills are we looking for?
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or completed courses in Financial Accounting.
Great knowledge of Accounting basics, such as debits & credits, and how transactions flow through the Income Statement and Balance Sheet.
QuickBooks experience is a big plus.
Must be good at Excel.
Must be very organized and good at record-keeping.
Ability to learn and master new software and productivity tools.
Be innovative - Figure out solutions to improve administrative and finance functions firm-wide.
You will work with people across different offices, so communication skills are a must.
Timeliness and attention to detail.
What are the responsibilities?
Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:
Accounts Payable - Record vendor bills and seek approval to pay
Expense Reporting - Record employee credit card transactions and reimbursements
Accounts Receivable - Generate client invoices and monthly activity reports
Project Management - Prepare time sheet reports for billing and analyzing project burn rate
Administrative - Aid with filing, ordering supplies, and new hire preparation
Please submit an application on Kivvit's careers page at www.kivvit.com/careers, including your resume and a brief cover letter explaining why you are interested in the position and relevant skills and experience. You will be contacted for a phone interview by a member of our Finance/Accounting team and may be asked to complete an accounting audition to test your skills.
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