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National Finance Intern

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LIFT


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Published 27 days ago

20 hours/week

ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION

Founded in 1998, LIFT is a national nonprofit that empowers families to break the cycle of poverty. We operate program sites in four major cities – Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C. – where we connect hardworking parents and caregivers of young children to the people, tools and resources they need to achieve greater economic security and well-being. We believe that by investing in families during children’s earliest years, we can break the cycle of intergenerational poverty. To learn more, visit www.WhyWeLIFT.org.


POSITION OVERVIEW

LIFT is seeking a part-time Finance Intern to join our Finance and Accounting team during the Spring of 2020. Reporting to our Controller, this person will have exposure to many aspects of corporate and nonprofit accounting and will support the Controller and our SVP of Finance and Administration through a variety of different tasks. The Finance Intern will be expected to work at least 20 hours per week at our office in Washington, DC (close to Union Station).


This internship will be designed to afford the intern practical applications of what they are learning in their Finance or Accounting major and can also provide course credits if applicable to the intern’s program.


This is a paid internship and pays $15/hour. This internship is scheduled to be a 14 or 28-week internship and allows flexibility of schedule to accommodate classes.


AS A FINANCE INTERN YOU WILL:

·      Process AP invoices: assist inputting accounts payable transactions into the accounting system

·      Review payment requests submitted for proper coding, supporting documentation, and proper approvals in accordance with LIFT’s policies and procedures.

·      Organize and maintain financial files

·      Perform basic reconciliations

·      Compile documentation for expense reports and billing

·      Communicate and resolve any issues related to payment requests and credit card statements

·      Perform other administrative tasks as assigned by the Controller


EDUCATION

Full-time or part-time student pursuing an undergraduate/graduate degree in one of the following fields: Accounting, Finance, or Business Operations. Must have completed Intermediate Accounting II with a B grade or higher.

 

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE

·      Proficient with Microsoft applications, especially MS Excel

·      Excellent problem-solving skills, organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail

·      Self-motivated and eager to be a part of a small team environment

·      Ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and complete tasks independently

·      Completion of coursework in Finance or Accounting

 

ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION

Founded in 1998, LIFT is a national nonprofit that empowers families to break the cycle of poverty. We operate program sites in four major cities – Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C. – where we connect…

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  • On-site Location
  • Paid

How to Apply

To apply, please submit your resume and a thoughtful cover letter here.

Applications without a cover letter will be considered last.

To apply, please submit your resume and a thoughtful cover letter here.

Applications without a cover letter will be considered last.

Location

999 North Capitol Street Northeast, #310, Washington, DC 20002

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