Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
2/20/2019
Job Category:
Accounting
Intern, Internal Audit
(This job is no longer available)
Russell Investments | Seattle, WA
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Job Description

Business Unit:Office of the CLO

Job Description:

Our full-time summer internship program starts in May or June and requires a 10 to 12 week commitment. When you intern at Russell Investments, you're a full member of the team. Our internships are a rewarding learning experience as they allow students to get a head start on their career, learn from leaders in the industry and work in a stimulating and challenging environment while being well compensated. The individual who receives this opportunity will assist the internal audit function to conduct walkthroughs and testing for our financial reporting controls. This unique opportunity will expose the individual to many aspects of our business and provide insight into the industry. Your opinions and contributions will make a difference. Portfolio management is the heart of what we do. It is our core set of capabilities that help us believe we're the world's leading provider of multi-asset solutions. And we have a purpose that has never changed-and never will: Improving financial security for people. The summer program entails an introduction to Russell Investments, professionalism workshops, networking opportunities, and building presentation skills.

The responsibilities of the individual in this position include:

* Establish working relationships with internal audit clients
* Exhibit a professional, business-like demeanor
* Be proactive and manage workload
* Perform analytical reviews of audit documents
* Review and assess internal financial reporting processes and controls
* Design and perform tests of internal controls
* Assist in the coordination of walkthroughs and control testing
* Provide recommendations for improved audit and business processes and controls to enhance operational efficiencies
* Maintain an attitude of professional skepticism

The successful candidate will have extensive demonstrable skills and experiences including the following:

* Must be enrolled at an accredited university and in a 4-year undergraduate program
* Work 40 hours per week during the summer
* Highly relevant work/internship experience and demonstrable interest in risk/audit
* High level of professionalism and personal integrity - confidentiality, discretion and judgment
* Attention to detail is essential; documents and spreadsheets need to be produced accurately
* Must possess a high energy and productivity level; be assertive, self-motivated, can work independently and take initiative
* Demonstrates organizational and prioritization skills, and ability to work effectively under tight deadlines, to meet project deliverables
* Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, both verbal and written; Ability to express themselves clearly and succinctly
* Strong ability to collaborate within a diverse and networked organization; willing to ask for help and help others when needed and appropriate
* Establishes course of action for self and others to ensure that the work is done efficiently
* Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office

About Russell Investments

Russell Investment Group, a global leader in multi-manager investment services, provides investment products and services in more than 35 countries. Russell manages more than $131 billion in assets and advises clients worldwide representing more than $2.3 trillion. Founded in 1936, Russell is a subsidiary of Northwestern Mutual and is headquartered in Tacoma, Wash., with additional offices in New York, Toronto, London, Paris, Singapore, Sydney, Auckland and Tokyo. Russell Investment Group is a registered trade name of Frank Russell Company, a Washington, USA corporation, which operates through subsidiaries worldwide. Frank Russell Company is a subsidiary of The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company.