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Accounting Intern

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Requisition ID:

343

Job Category:

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Division:

Midtown Corporate Office

Job Level:

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Education:

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Job Location:

3611 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago, IL  60618

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Midtown is looking for an Accounting Intern to add to our world-class team.

About Our Company

Midtown is a diverse team of individuals committed to inspiring people to transform their lives. This is our purpose, and it drives everything we do. Each associate, whether an entry-level employee or a seasoned manager, contributes to our culture. We encourage each other toward personal and professional growth, social engagement, and service to others.​

Position Summary

Our Accounting Interns are courteous individuals interested in supporting our various department heads and business functions within our corporate center. As an integral part of our team you will have a positive impact on the success of our business by:

  • Assisting Staff Accountants in the year-end audit as follows:

    • Preparing monthly financial statements and year-end account reconciliations

    • Entering fixed assets transactions into accounting system and reconciling to supporting documentation and year-end schedules

    • Preparing analytic and ad-hoc reports on an as-needed basis

    • Collaborating with external auditors and assisting in providing year-end work papers and other requests from accounting team to auditors

  • Assisting Accounts Payable Clerks in processing weekly accounts payable as follows:

    • Charging expenses to accounts and cost centers and ensuring proper general ledger classification of expenditures by analyzing invoices and comparing against budgets

    • Reconciling invoices against purchase orders and requisition documents to ensure goods have been received (i.e. three-way match)

    • Reconciling processed work by verifying accounts payable charges and comparing system reports to balances

    • Identifying invoices requiring payment of use tax; identifying invoices incurred by independent contractors requiring year-end 1099s

    • Maintaining historical records by scanning and filing accounts payable documents (i.e. purchase orders, invoices, check copies)

    • Processing mailing of accounts payable checks

  • Assisting Payroll Coordinators in biweekly payroll processing as follows:

    • Processing and completing biweekly payroll in its entirety including import and input of worked hours into the payroll system, check printing and check shipment to the clubs

    • Ensuring the processing of payroll paperwork for new hires, terminations, transfers and promotions are accurate and timely inputted

    • Preparing and maintaining related payroll files and records for the purpose of providing reference and audit trail for compliance

  • Assisting Billing Coordinators in monthly duties as follows:

    • Auditing membership contracts to ensure accuracy and proper completion by the member and club

    • Addressing issues and answering questions posed by clubs with regard to individual member accounts and/or club programming via Member Care ticketing system

  • Assisting the Controller with any miscellaneous or ad-hoc clerical tasks

The successful incumbent:

  • Has completed a minimum of one year of college/university classes

  • Is currently attending college/university, majoring in accounting or other business-related field

  • Is able to work both independently with minimal supervision and within a team environment

  • Possesses strong sense of urgency with the ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize effectively with strong attention to detail

  • Is highly organized with the ability to handle confidential information and consistently follows tasks through to completion

  • Is proficient with Microsoft Office suite; experience of the following applications is a plus: Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains, Paramount WorkPlace

  • Possesses strong attention to detail and accuracy

MIDTOWN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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