Accounting & Finance Internship 2016 - Unpaid

Accounting & Finance Internship 2016 - Unpaid

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights is a non-profit world class organization in the heart of Downtown Atlanta.   The Center educates visitors on the American Civil Rights Movement and contemporary global human rights issues, and inspires them to become personally involved. Best

The Finance department is seeking an intern to with various central accounting duties for the Finance Department.

Position Description: The Center is a fast-paced environment.  The ideal candidate is computer savvy, deadline and detail oriented, highly flexible and a self-starter.  The position reports to the Controller.


Accounting responsibilities:

Assisting with vendor validation and documentation
Supporting Accounts Payables functions
Post journal entries
Assist with audits
Assisting with general ledger account reconciliations
Providing support for year –end accounting functions and audit preparation
Perform accounting and clerical functions to support Controller and VP or Finance
Research, track and resolve accounting problems
Compile and sort invoices


Intern will gain and/or improve upon his or her:

General communication skills
Knowledge of accounting operations and reconciliation processes
Experience working in a team environment
Understanding QuickBooks
Understanding of inner workings of nonprofit organization
General customer service skills


Minimum Internship Qualifications:

Only candidates entering their junior or senior year in an undergraduate degree program, recent graduates or graduate school students will be considered

Proficiency with Microsoft Office with emphasis on Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Business, Finance, Economics or Accounting majors
Familiarity with QuickBooks or other accounting software
Excellent writing and verbal communications skills(Strong interpersonal skills)
Demonstrable personal interest in civil and human rights
Professional office, email and phone etiquette
Database experience helpful, but not required
Must be friendly, outgoing and have a passion for service
Strong attention to detail
Preference will be given to college juniors and seniors and those seeking academic credit
Local students preferred


Time: The hours and time commitment are flexible (between the hours of 9am-5pm) but to be set between the supervisor and the internship candidate prior to the start of the internship. No more than 15 hours per week on average.


Application Instructions


Include job title in the email subject field and last name

The following document must be attached to be considered for the role: