Accounting & Finance Intern
- $14 Hourly
Homes for Good is looking for an Accounting & Finance Intern!
Accounting & Finance Intern
Friday June 2, 2023
Open until filled
$14.20 per hour
WHO WE ARE
Homes for Good Housing Agency is a high performing public housing authority located in Eugene Oregon, servicing all of Lane County (4,600 sq. miles). The Agency's primary work is to help low-income Lane County residents access and maintain affordable housing.
Homes for Good has been and will continue to implement a workplace culture change that includes increased emphasis on racial justice, customer service, quality control, and compliance. Homes for Good is passionate about providing employees opportunities to maximize career growth while experiencing the personal satisfaction of working for a mission driven organization.
At Homes for Good, employees are supported and empowered by a collaborative culture that shapes how we work together with the common goal of providing essential housing services throughout Lane County.
Homes for Good is an equal opportunity employer, committed to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion throughout our organization and within our hiring and promotional practices. We endeavor to hire a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve, with an understanding that a diverse and inclusive staff will strengthen our Agency. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.
OUR ACCOUNTING & FINANCE TEAM
Our Accounting & Finance Team is comprised of six highly skilled professionals who are responsible for tracking and managing Homes for Good's financial resources. This includes recording all financial transactions, preparing financial statements and reporting financial information to the Executive Director and other leaders. The team also plays a key role in ensuring that the organization complies with applicable financial regulations, funding requirements and best practices.
WHAT YOU WILL DO FOR OUR TEAM
The Accounting & Finance Intern will have the opportunity to gain hands on accounting experience and to practice applying their skills in a professional setting by supporting Homes for Good's team with a variety of projects with a focus on preparing for an accounting software migration.
DURATION & COMPENSATION
The internship will run for 10-12 weeks over the summer. Start and end dates are flexible based on the intern's schedule and academic and/or professional obligations. This is a paid internship opportunity with a pay rate of $14.20 per hour. The Intern will be scheduled approximately 10 hours per week.
DUTIES:These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
- Assist with administrative accounts payable duties
- Update debarred and approved vendor list
- Trend reporting for categorized expenses
- Creating and executing naming conventions for permanent files
- Organizing document archives
- Perform other appropriate duties as assigned
LEARNING OUTCOMES & BENEFITS
- Gain hands-on experience in a professional accounting & finance setting
- Learn how to apply accounting concepts to real professional scenarios
- Build professional relationships with the local Accounting & Finance community
- Develop analytical and problem solving skills
- Gain experience working with a variety of software programs
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
The Accounting & Finance Internship is designed for someone who is in pursuit of an accounting certificate or degree program.
The ideal candidate will have:
- Research, writing and presentation skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills
- Organization skills with the ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
- Growth mindset and willingness to learn
- Proficiency in word processing software
- Comfort working in a hybrid work environment
WE'RE THRILLED THAT YOU ARE CONSIDERING APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION!
PLEASE READ THE DETAILS BELOW FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO APPLY FOR THE ROLE
Applications will be reviewed for relevant experience, education and training.
Applicants for permanent and limited duration positions at Homes for Good are required to take a pre-employment assessment. However, this is not a requirement for interns. A link to pre-employment assessments will be automatically included in a confirmation email upon receipt of your application. Applicants for internships can disregard the instructions in the confirmation email directing them to the pre-employment assessment, as it is not required for intern roles.
The best-qualified applicants may be invited to complete further testing, which may consist of any combination of written, oral, performance exercises and/or skills testing. Responses to supplemental questions are required if applicable.
POSTING DATE: Friday June 2, 2023
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
Note: This is an equal opportunity employer and complies with State and Federal laws and regulations relating to the 1973 Rehabilitation Act, Section 504, and the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the 2009 Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment (ADAA). Homes for Good does not discriminate on the basis of disability status in the admission or access to its federally assisted programs or activities. Entrance Requirements: Homes for Good will establish or revise the entrance requirements of this position in order to provide a reasonable accommodation for a disability if doing so does not impose an undue hardship on the operation of the program. A reasonable accommodation may include, depending on the nature of the job duties, waiving the requirements for a physical examination and/or the requirement to possess or obtain a driver's license. It shall be the policy of Homes for Good to assist and encourage the employment of persons with disabilities who are able and qualified to perform the work for which they have made application.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
This position specification is not an employment agreement or contract. Homes for Good has the exclusive right to alter this position specification at any time, without notice.
Homes For GoodEugene, OR
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