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Intern: Global Controllership/Accounting
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Equinix, Inc. | Redwood City, CA
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Intern: Global Controllership/Accounting

At Equinix, we make the internet work faster, better, and more reliably. We hire talented people who thrive on solving hard problems and give them opportunities to hone new skills, try new approaches, and grow in new directions. Our culture is at the heart of our success and it's our authentic, humble, gritty people who create The Magic of Equinix. We share a real passion for winning and put the customer at the center of everything we do.

We are looking for bright and enthusiastic college students who love to learn and want to make an impact on the world. Join the Equinix team and shape the future of cloud computing and enterprise connectivity at one of the Fastest Growing Technology Companies in America (Forbes).


The Equinix Internship Program offers wide-ranging opportunities in Information Technology, Engineering, Human Resources, Finance and more. Spend your time gaining practical work experience and learning from some of the sharpest minds in the industry. Work in a culture that thrives on innovation and delivering results, while building solid relationships with industry leaders, and fellow students from around the country.


* Complex transactions
* Accounting policy implementation
* Global cross-functional reporting initiatives


* Assist in supporting the accounting for complex transactions not limited to debt and equity financing, acquisitions and divestments, and leasing.
* Review contracts including Sales and Purchase Agreements, Leases and Revenue Contracts.
* Research U.S. GAAP and SEC guidance.
* Support the Global Controllership leadership team on ad-hoc reporting & other initiatives.


* Strong academic record, accounting major preferred.
* Proficiency in MS Excel and Word.
* Strong communication skills and willingness to build relationships across organization.
* Team player.

About Equinix, Inc.

Equinix, Inc. provides network-neutral colocation, interconnection and managed information technology (IT) infrastructure services to enterprises, content providers and financial companies. Through its International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers, across 18 markets in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, customers directly interconnect with a network ecosystem of partners and customers. Its services comprises colocation, interconnection and managed IT infrastructure services. Colocation services include cabinets, power, operations space and storage space for customers' colocation needs. Interconnection services include cross connects, as well as switch ports on the Equinix exchange service. Managed IT infrastructure services helps customers to leverage Equinix's telecommunications. In February 2008, it acquired Virtu Secure Webservices B.V. In May 2009, the Company announced the opening of the second phase expansion of its New York-4 IBX data center in Secaucus, New Jersey.