Intern - Accounting
Holdrege, NE 
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Posted 29 days ago
Job/Internship Description

Supports the finance department with daily reports, weekly, and month-closing act

ivities. Works closely with Accounting Manager and is responsible for carrying out a number of general accounting functions and miscellaneous duties.

Expands and enhances basic knowledge in conjunction with academic subjects of study. Interacts with supervisors, team members, project leaders and other business functions.

Approximately 20 hours a week with potential for full time.

Position Summary

Supports the finance department with daily reports, weekly, and month-closing act

ivities. Works closely with Accounting Manager and is responsible for carrying out a number of general accounting functions and miscellaneous duties.

Expands and enhances basic knowledge in conjunction with academic subjects of study. Interacts with supervisors, team members, project leaders and other business functions.

Job Responsibilities

  • Supports Finance/Accounting by performing basic and repetitive assignments

  • Participate in a variety of assignments of reporting and analysis in the Finance/Accounting Dept.

  • Perform specific and limited portions of less complex assignments for higher-level staff- more complex tasks may be assigned based on proven ability to perform initial responsibilities.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Understanding of generally accepted accounting principles

  • Analytical skills necessary to review/analyze accounting and financial data, substantiate financial statement balances and prepare financial statement account reconciliation

  • Ability to function with limited supervision and demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities

  • Ability to identify, measure, evaluate and improve, if necessary, the effectiveness of accounting, financial, managerial and operational controls

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel)

  • SAP or similar ERP system experience preferred

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to interact with diverse partners both internally and externally

  • Must be well organized, detail oriented, self-motivated and demonstrate effective time management skills with the ability to prioritize without much supervision

  • Must be a team player by assisting in other areas within the department as needed

  • Must be willing to work periodic times as required by business conditions, especially at month end.

Educational Requirements

  • Must be enrolled as full-time student in an accredited college or university studying towards a Bachelors/Associates degree in finance/accounting OR hold an Associates degree in finance/accounting

  • Must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0

  • This is an entry-level position therefore previous experience is not required, but a plus

Position Description

Supports one or more of the specified business functions. Exposed to and project participation in many functional areas. Expands and enhances basic knowledge in conjunction with academic subjects of study. Interacts with supervisors, team members, project leaders and other business functions.

Job Responsibilities
  1. Supports functional staffs by performing basic and repetitive assignments.
  2. Participate in a variety of assignments in functional areas.
  3. Perform specific and limited portions of less complex assignments for higher-level staff.
  4. Performs other duties as assigned.
Job Skills Requirements
  • Good working knowledge of computer software
  • Candidates should have a long-term interest in specified function
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Possess poise and the ability to interact with people in a professional manner
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrates critical thinking, problem solving and analysis skills
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location
Education
Associates Degree in Related field
Bachelor's Degree in Related field
Experience Requirements
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited college or university studying toward a Bachelors/Associates degree in specified function
  • Must complete the sophomore year in the major program of study prior to beginning a co-op
  • Must have and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0
  • This is an entry-level position therefore previous experience is not required
  • Hands-on work experience in specified function is helpful
Physical & Environmental Requirements

Allmand™, a subsidiary of Briggs & Stratton Corporation, is a manufacturer of portable jobsite equipment focused on providing customers with safe, reliable, and high-quality products. Located in Holdrege, Nebraska, Allmand brings portable light towers, mobile industrial heaters, flashing arrow boards, portable light stands, portable air compressors and mobile generators for the global construction,mining, oil & gas, and rental markets. Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro® Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents.

Briggs & Stratton Corporation is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.


Allmand Brothers is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

 

Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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