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Excellent internships opportunities are available at Postlethwaite & Netterville in Metairie, LA 70001. Don’t forget to apply Audit Intern – Summer 2020 for before application deadline.
Job: Audit Intern – Summer 2020
Company: Postlethwaite & Netterville
Location: Metairie, LA 70001
GROW WITH US:
For more than 70 years, Postlethwaite & Netterville (P&N), APAC has helped businesses and individuals across the country shape clearer paths forward. Our professional accounting and assurance, consulting, tax, and technology services allow clients to streamline and organize operations, comply with changing regulations, and boost business growth with the right technological tools. As Louisiana’s top CPA firm, our rapid growth is continuing. We are looking for leaders to GROW WITH US!
This position is designed to provide individuals currently pursuing either a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting (or related field) with assignments that further their knowledge of the audit function within a public accounting firm. Typically, incumbents will be in their senior year of college or in their final year of pursuing a more advanced degree. The primary responsibilities for this role are as follows:
Participates on assigned audit/tax engagements including preparing financial statement reports and documentation supporting P&N’s opinions, performing analytical review of audit documents, identifying accounting and auditing issues, performing assigned testing and self-review of work product.
Develop an understanding of generally accepted accounting principles.
Monitor workload on a weekly basis.
Stay current and comply with firm policies regarding audit quality, continuing professional education (CPE), and time entry
Begins identifying issues/concerns and communicates such items to supervisors.
Begins to exhibit analytical ability and diligently performs assigned tasks with the highest degree of professionalism and integrity.
Demonstrates respectful, professional behavior and communications to others (internal and external)
Maintains a positive attitude and is receptive to constructive criticism.
Provides courteous and prompt service to all internal and external customers. Prioritizes and addresses requests and assignments in a professional manner to develop cooperative relationships and to ensure that customer confidentiality is assured.
Assists co-workers with the completion of tasks and assignments to ensure continuity of service.
If applicable, prepare for and take the CPA examination at every available opportunity.
Must maintain strict confidentiality regarding all firm and client information
Demonstrates ethical behavior.
Performs other services as required.
Skills, Education, and/or Experience Required:
Working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Masters in related field from an accredited College or University.
Must have completed Intermediate Accounting II
Minimum GPA requirement is a 3.0
Must have effective and professional oral and written communication skills.
Must be able to work both independently and as part of a diverse team with professionals at all levels.
Must exhibit a high degree of professionalism including the ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality.
Must be computer literate with the capability of performing at an intermediate level with respect to the Microsoft Office Suite of products or similar software applications.
Must be able to work a minimum of 20 hours per week with a preference of working 24 hours per week.
This position requires that the individual have a vehicle and be able to drive/commute to client locations. This position requires the incumbent to reach a client’s location/P&N Office in a timely manner and to be on site at client and/or P&N offices to perform job responsibilities.
Light to moderate levels of lifting, kneeling, bending, sitting and walking is required. Lifting requirements will not typically exceed 25 pounds.