Accounting Intern


Cause Areas


Fri Jun 01, 2018 09:30 AM - Fri Aug 31, 2018 04:30 AM


1611 Telegraph Avenue, Suite #1111Oakland, CA 94612
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The Accounting intern will support the Finance Team in reconciling general ledger accounts and closing year-end books. Based on expertise and relevant experience, the Accounting intern will also assist in identifying risks and proposing solutions on matters related to financial reporting. There will be a larger focus the new accounting software NetSuite as well as helping conduct internal audits for all country offices. The Accounting intern will have the opportunity to work across departments including finance, accounting, and operations.


The Accounting intern must commit to work a minimum of 24 hours per week for 6 months at our Oakland, CA office. Ideal candidates will possess the ability to manage multiple deadlines and work effectively with high attention to detail. All interested candidates with a minimum of basic accounting experience are encouraged to apply, including students currently enrolled in an academic institution. The start date is January.


  • Reconciliation of subsidiary general ledgers in 4 currencies with focus in new accounting system

  • Closing journal entries

  • Assist in preparing budget vs. actual reports

  • Assist with cash flow forecasts

  • Support in preparing audit schedules

  • Supporting writing and research for the Finance and Accounting Manager

  • Collaborate with the Finance and Accounting Manager to implement and maintain internal controls and procedures through internal audits


  • Experience with bookkeeping, data entry, and general ledger journal entries

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to pay close attention to detail, and manage and prioritize multiple projects

  • Strong initiative and self-motivated

  • Desire to learn about nonprofit accounting and finance

  • Ability to work with diverse individuals and groups. Candidate should be culturally sensitive

  • Basic working knowledge of Gmail, Google Drive, Ms Office and related tools (Docs, Sheets, etc.)


  • Demonstrated bookkeeping accuracy


  • Data Entry
  • Financial Auditing
  • Budgeting
  • Reporting & Dashboards
  • Accounting
  • Bookkeeping

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 24 hours per week

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