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Year Round Accounting Intern
textron | Providence, Rhode Island
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Job Description


This is an exciting opportunity for an undergraduate student to join the Corporate Controllers team at Textron. You will be responsible for assisting members of the Controller's department in both daily activities and special projects to learn, understand and gain experience related to both general accounting and external financial reporting. Also, you will assist in collection, preparation and submission of various government reports, book-keeping of various corporate ledgers, and participate in ad hoc projects in the Controller's department.

This position is year-round, part-time (up to 25 hours) during school semesters (flexible schedule) and full-time (up to 40 hours) during breaks. There is a possibility for occasional weekend work or overtime on an infrequent basis. This is a great opportunity for rising sophomores and juniors to gain experience and insight into corporate accounting concurrent with their coursework.


* Assist with collection of compensation and benefit data from divisions and other departments; consolidate as necessary and prepare report submissions
* Assist with general ledger account reconciliations
* Assist in the monthly closing process as needed
* Create and maintain various financial report spreadsheets
* Participate in special projects as needed
* Prepare quarterly and annual government reports


* Pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field
* Experience working in a professional environment preferable


* Proficient in Microsoft Office, and highly proficient in Microsoft Excel
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Action-oriented and able to multi-task effectively
* Ability to work well in a team environment

About textron

Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company with a global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with solutions and services around the globe. The Company operates its business through five operating segments. Four of the Company's operating segments represent its manufacturing businesses: Cessna, Bell, Textron Systems and Industrial. The fifth segment consists of its Finance business. Cessna has four major product lines: Citation business jets, Caravan single engine turboprops, Cessna single engine piston aircraft and aftermarket services. Textron Systems provides products to the defense, aerospace and general aviation markets. The Industrial segment includes the Company's Kautex, Greenlee, E-Z-GO and Jacobsen businesses. Finance segment consists of Textron Financial Corporation, a diversified commercial finance company. In April 2009, it completed the sale of HR Textron to Woodward Governor Company.

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