• Accounting Intern

    Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    ID
    2018-1427
    # of Openings
    3
    Category
    Accounting
  • Overview

    Focal Point Data Risk delivers a unified approach to addressing data risk through a unique combination of service offerings. Focal Point has brought together industry-leading expertise in cyber security, identity governance and access management, data privacy and analytics, internal audit, and hands-on training services, giving companies everything they need to plan and develop effective risk and security programs. By integrating these services, we provide our clients with the flexible support they need to protect and leverage data across any part of their organization. Simply put, Focal Point is the next generation of risk management.

     

    The Accounting Intern is responsible for the execution of tasks supporting the Accounting team. Working with Accounting Department, he/she assists with month end close process, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and other general ledger associated tasks.  This role interacts with various Accounting & Finance team members as well as Shared Services personnel. Requirements include attention to detail, an interest in general accounting, project costing, G/L reconciliations and reporting.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Assist team members with month end close and other general reconciliations
    • Assist team members with Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable transactions
    • Become familiar with the Sage-Intacct software platform and its capabilities
    • Perform other general accounting tasks as needed
    • Perform supervised and instructional administrative tasks as needed

    Qualifications

    Competencies:

    • Communications Skills: Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the capability of communicating effectively with internal and external sources.
    • Interpersonal Skills: Strong interpersonal skills with experience building solid relationships with both internal team members and external customers.
    • Time and Project Management: Strong time management skills with the ability to multi-task various priorities on a daily basis. Ability to bring projects to completion eliciting the collaborations of interdepartmental team members
    • Initiative: Capable of self-managed initiative. Does not require leadership to constantly push initiative for maximum level of efforts.
    • Creativity: Ability to come up with a variety of approaches to problem solving. Uses creative ways to solve problems.


    Education/Certification:

    • Currently pursuing a University Degree, preferably with a financial accounting focus

     

    Technical Requirements:

    • Demonstrates technical aptitude
    • Advanced experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

     

    Physical Demands and Work Environment:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • The physical activity level for this position is light (performing non-strenuous activities). While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and fingers, talk, hear or see and occasionally, stoop, crouch and kneel.
    • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds (0-25%of the time).
    • The employee must have manual dexterity sufficient to work with hands and fingers.
    • Visual requirements include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
    • Well-lighted, heated and/or air-conditioned indoor office/warehouse setting with adequate ventilation.

     

     

     

     

    Focal Point is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  If you’d like to view a copy of the company’s affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email hr@focal-point.com.  If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Chelsea Campbell at 813-402-1208 or recruiting@focal-point.comThis telephone line and email address is reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a response.

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