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Project Accounting Intern

Department: Accounting
Location: New York, NY

The Project Accounting Intern is responsible for providing the Project Accounting team with quality financial support. The successful candidate will want to gain business experience in a fast-paced environment. They are expected to develop a strong relationship with Project Managers, and other Accounting team members. The ideal candidate will be capable of learning our system with minimal supervision. Reports directly to the Project Accounting Manager.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in project setup in Deltek Vision, maintaining Vision staffing plans
  • Assist in preparing required billing documentation
  • Maintain proper document controls, fee tracking and pay requisitions for the projects (e.g. Master spreadsheet for large international project)
  • Assist with reporting & analysis as needed
  • Assist with Consultant and expense reconciliations
  • Ad-hoc tasks for the Project Accountants

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelorís Degree in Finance, Accounting or Project Management
  • 1 to 2 years' experience in an accounting or finance department
  • Industry experience desired
  • Deltek Vision experience is desired
  • Good common sense and listening skills, works well without supervision
  • Excellent communication and good research skills
  • Advanced excel skills (V-lookups, pivot tables)

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