Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
3/16/2019
Job Category:
Accounting
Internship - Accounting
(This job is no longer available)
Colorado PERA | Denver, CO
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Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

This 24-hour-per-week paid internship is an excellent opportunity to work with a multi-disciplinary accounting team. The Accounting Division at Colorado PERA is composed of four groups: Investment Accounting, Benefit Accounting, Operational and Reporting. As an Accounting Intern you will be exposed to basic accounting processing procedures ranging from invoices, expense reports, journal entries, reconciliations and reporting, as well as participation in process improvement and compliance projects designed to implement or improve best practices. Duties and project-related activities include (but may not be limited to):

* Assist with the final review of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
* Draft or revise accounting procedures for positions job shadowed
* Support the development of checklists for each position
* Brainstorm opportunities for process improvements
* Research benchmarks for measuring Accounting's performance
* Provide assistance in daily work and month end close, as needed
* o Data entry

o Imaging

o Account reconciliations

QUALIFICATIONS

* Undergraduate or graduate working toward a degree in accounting
* Ability to prioritize, organize, multi-task, and work independently with limited supervision
* Strong mathematical, analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail
* Proficiency with MS Office, especially Excel and Word
* Experience with ten key calculator preferred, but not required
* Effective communicator, able to clearly relay information both verbally and in writing
* Effective interpersonal skills and team orientation
* Handle sensitive or confidential information with honesty and integrity

ABOUT COLORADO PERA

PERA is one of Colorado's best investments. We are a not-for-profit economic engine that consistently delivers value to Colorado's largest workforce.

Our mission is to promote long-term financial security for our membership while maintaining the stability of the fund. Our vision is to become the retirement plan of choice for all Colorado public employees.

We offer a competitive pay rate $15-$19 per hour, flexible work schedule, free on-site parking, access to our fitness center, and more.

HOW TO APPLY

Complete the PERA Employment Application online at https://www.copera.org/careers. Please have copies of your cover letter, resume, and transcripts available to upload.