Overview/Scope of Work
The Accounting Department is responsible for financial reporting, reconciliation, accounts payable, budgeting & forecasting, regulatory reporting, month-end closing, and accounting for bank fixed assets and investments. The Accounting Department is located in Bangor.
This opportunity will provide the intern with a broad understanding of how an Accounting Department operates, in addition to providing practical, hands-on experience with the day to day operational functions.
The primary tasks in which the intern will be involved include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Working with Accountant/Analysts and the Accounting Supervisors to review and analyze complex general ledger reconciliations and transactions.
- Reviewing vendor invoices ensuring compliance with proper authorizations and general ledger accounting.
- Analyzing operational processes and making recommendations for improving efficiency and/or procedures relating to month end close process, reconciliations and general ledger accounting.
- Other tasks as assigned.
Required skills include proficiency with Microsoft Office, a high degree of attention to detail, and an ability to multitask effectively.
The internship will ideally begin sometime around late December based on the intern’s availability, and conclude the beginning to mid-May. The Intern’s schedule will be approximately 20 hours per week.
External and internal applications, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on an individual basis.