Finance Assistant - Internship


Cause Areas


Thu Dec 01, 2016 - Fri Dec 01, 2017


2610 University Avenue West, Suite 550Saint Paul, MN 55114


Job Summary: Assist in the daily accounting needs of the NP MN office. Includes learning/using the financial software Quickbooks, data entry, organizing and paying invoices, and helping with further development of financial procedures and policy. Prepare the reconciliations monthly and at year end. Prefer someone with an accounting degree.

Weekly Responsibilities:
  • Accounts payable - prepare invoices and send routine payments
  • Data Entry - A/P and A/R data entry in the Quickbooks software
  • Prepare weekly financial report for management
  • Prepare wire transfers as needed
Monthly Responsibilities:
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations
  • Prepare monthly reconciliation of fundraising and finance databases (Quickbooks and Raiser's Edge)
NP's Commitment:
  • Supervision through weekly check-ins

Experiences Offered:

  • Opportunity to learn the financial software Quickbooks.
  • Opportunity to contribute to the long term financial policies of an international organization.
  • Learning about international finance including working with different currencies, communicating with colleagues around the world, and learning NP's chart of accounts.
  • Work in a professional atmosphere

Hours: 15 hours per week.

Semesters Available: All

  • Please apply for fall semester August 1 - September 1
  • Please apply for spring semester December 1 - January 1
  • Please apply for summer session April 1 - May 1

Stipend Offered: No Stipend, this is an unpaid internship, would appreciate a longer term commitment.


  • Accounting
  • Budgeting
  • Analytics
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Professional Development
  • Transactions

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