KIPP: Houston Public Schools Accounting Internship

Nature and Scope
KIPP (Knowledge is Power Program) is a national network of 125 free, open-enrollment public charter schools.  KIPP’s mission is to develop in underserved students the academic skills, intellectual habits, and qualities of character necessary to succeed at all levels of pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, college, and the competitive world beyond.

Internship Summary
The Accounting Intern will report directly to the Director of Accounting and play a key role in the annual audit of KIPP: Houston Public Schools. The intern will gain valuable experience in all aspects of the KIPP Accounting group. KIPP is on the forefront of technology so the intern will see directly how technology is increasing the efficiency of major non-profits such as KIPP through the use of Excel, VBA, DropBox and Adobe Acrobat XI.

This position is funded by Shell and is part of the 2013 Shell Nonprofit Internship Program. This is a paid internship of approximately $2,500 over 8 weeks starting on June 3rd, 2013.

Responsibilities

  • Accounts Payable – 2 weeks – Input vendor invoices, ensuring transaction dates are correct. Ensure items are posted in the proper fiscal year. Print checks and work directly with the AP Senior Specialist.
  • Accounts Receivable – 2 weeks – Input cash receipts, ensuring revenue is booked in the proper period. Work directly with A/R Staff Accountant.
  • Fixed Assets – 2 weeks – Work directly with Fixed Assets Staff Accountant to ensure depreciation is properly accounted for. Ensure capital additions are properly accounted for using Microsoft Dynamics.
  • Audit – 2 weeks and ongoing – Gather support for the audit. Ensure audit support ties to lead schedules. Work directly with the Director of Accounting to ensure auditors receive support in a timely manner. This will be essential in reducing audit costs for KIPP Houston.

Qualifications

  • Must be an Accounting major with over 60 hours of college credit
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Major GPA of 3.5 or above
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently/as a self-starter
  • Team-oriented and dependable
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word office software recommended
  • Strong work ethic and an outgoing personality

Please send your resume and cover letter to the Director of Accounting, Son Han [email protected] and cc Tim Fry [email protected].

Submitted by Madeline Chauvin

Marathon Oil Company: Spring Accounting Internship

Company: Marathon Oil Company

Position: Spring Accounting Internship

Location: Houston, Texas

Drop Deadline: 1/19/13

Please apply through OCR as well as the company website: www.marathonoil.com/careers

Description: As an intern, you will receive on-the-job training related to the dynamics of the oil industry, the specifics of your job assignment, and the use of various software programs, especially SAP which is the standard system used for most of the F&A organization at Marathon. Additionally, you will be given the opportunity to interface with a variety of disciplines outside of the F&A organization and will develop a collaborative relationship with those disciplines. The Finance and Accounting Organization is committed to developing accountants and analysts by providing them a variety of experience in different areas.  Accountants that have demonstrated exceptional proficiency will be eligible for opportunities within other areas of the Company where the analytical skills are needed such as: Worldwide Production, Major Projects, Business Development, and Global Procurement.

Posted by Alesi Gerthe

BVA Group Analyst Program

The BVA Group LLC (“BVA”) is seeking exceptional candidates to participate in our spring analyst minimester program. BVA provides valuation analyses for financial reporting, tax, estate planning, bankruptcy and restructuring, and a variety of other purposes. Responsibilities for a spring analyst will be the same as a first-year starting analyst. Activities during your internship could include:

• Perform discounted cash flow, comparable company and precedent transaction analysis;
• Assist with a variety of analyses involving economic damages calculations, Monte Carlo simulations, and valuation of complex financial instruments, such as exotic options, interest rate swaps, and other derivatives;
• Research and analyze industry and company-specific trends and ratios;
• Review and analyze highly confidential documents relating to various transactions and legal disputes; and
• Participate in meetings with C-level executives, attorneys, private equity professionals, and accounting professionals.

Company: BVA Group
Position: MPAI-Spring Valuation Analyst (Jan-March 2013)
Location(s): Dallas, TX and Houston, TX
Drop Deadline: 04/4/2012

Apply on OCR.

 

Submitted by Paul Nabhan

Marathon Oil Company seeks Accounting Intern

Marathon Oil Company is seeking an accounting intern in for its Houston office. The drop deadline is February 2, 2012.

Company: Marathon Oil Company
Position: MPAI-Accounting Intern
Location: Houston, TX
Drop Deadline: February 2, 2012
Job Description: As an intern, you will receive on-the-job training related to the dynamics of the oil industry, the specifics of your job assignment, and the use of various software programs, especially SAP which is the standard system used for most of the F&A organization at Marathon. Additionally, you will be given the opportunity to interface with a variety of disciplines outside of the F&A organization and will develop a collaborative relationship with those disciplines.

 

Submitted by Paul Nabhan