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9/7/2019
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Staff Accountant Intern
Asurion Corporation | Nashville, Tennessee
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Job Description

Staff Accountant Intern

Asurion's internship program is a 12-week hands-on experience to help rising seniors get a sneak peek into the corporate accounting world. Assigned to a team, interns will have their own projects to complete and present to leadership at the end of the summer. The program provides interns with a unique perspective, professional and personal development along the way, and experiences to enhance their academic learnings. Our goal is to allow for each intern to make contributions throughout the summer through project work, presentations and networking with leaders at all levels.

Asurion's Internship:

* Open to rising seniors currently enrolled in undergrad pursuing a degree related to internship duties or major below.
* Duration of internship is 12 weeks from May 18 to August 7, 2020.
* Continuous learning and tailored on-the-job training in different aspects of corporate accounting.
* Exposure to senior leadership, including but not limited to, onboarding, lunch and learn sessions and team business case presentations.
* Build an intern community through peer intern groups, mentors, direct intern leaders and senior leadership throughout the summer.

The Team

This is an excellent opportunity to learn and experience different aspects of corporate accounting for a large international corporation based in Nashville, TN. Our department is responsible for a wide range of activities including expense accruals, fixed asset management, leasing transactions, payroll functions, escheatment, cash transactions, balance sheet reconciliations, consolidations and interaction with IT and marketing FP&A. Your internship will provide you with hands on experience including performing reconciliations, determining monthly accruals, preparing and posting journal entries as well as getting a glimpse of how the different divisions interact and impact our financial success. In addition, you will have the opportunity to go through the close process including being in the end of month accounting meeting with the company's senior accounting management. We are looking for an intern who is curious, humble, eager to learn, and works well with other team members.

Preferred Majors:

* Pursuing Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in accounting or finance with an expected graduation date of August 2020 - May 2021

Requirements:

* 0-2 years general accounting experience having completed the basic accounting courses
* Good working knowledge of Excel including the ability to perform vlookups and pivot tables
* Strong problem solving and analytical skills
* Systems aptitude and ability to quickly work with accounting software packages
* Detail oriented and strong organizational skills
* Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from direct supervisor to accomplish tasks and objectives
* Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively (both verbal and written) at various levels of management

Responsibilities:

* Analyze monthly expenses and determine appropriate accruals
* Perform journal entries and utilize the Asurion accounting system
* Complete various balance sheet reconciliations
* Provide support for month-end close processes
* Provide analysis of various SG&A expenses utilizing vlookups and pivot tables
* Provide detailed desktop procedures as assigned
* Provide backup support for fixed assets accounting
* Provide backup support for cash posting

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