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Accounting Intern (Remote)

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History


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Published 28 days ago

January 15, 2021
$15
10 hours per week

About the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History (GLI) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to K–12 history education while also serving the general public. The Institute’s mission is to promote the knowledge and understanding of American history through educational programs and resources. At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history. Drawing on the 70,000 documents in the Gilder Lehrman Collection and an extensive network of eminent historians, the Institute provides teachers, students, and the general public with direct access to unique primary source materials. For more information about the Institute, please visit our website at gilderlehrman.org

Position Summary

The internship will provide a range of duties for the candidate looking for experience working in the field of not-for-profit accounting. The position will work closely with members of the Finance Team including; CFO, Finance & HR Associate, and Finance Assistant. The internship will run for a fifteen-week period during the Spring 2021 term with an average of ten hours per week at $15/hour.

Roles and Responsibilities (including, but not limited to)

  • Audit Preparation - work closely with the CFO and Finance & HR Associate to prepare financial schedules, spreadsheets, and other documentation for the Institute’s annual audit 
  • Financial Reporting - assist CFO with the preparation of monthly and quarterly reports to staff on revenue, expenses, and staff project time allocation
  • Legal Records Maintenance: work with the Finance Assistant in regards to the maintenance of legal documents including contracts and agreements
  • Bookkeeping: Enter accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions into QuickBooks
  • Other Projects: as needed

Required Skills

  • Studying for Bachelor’s in Accounting, Arts Administration, or related field
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Interest in nonprofit organizations and/or American history
  • Experience with QuickBooks a plus
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Quick thinker with demonstrated problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Supervisor: Kate Smith, CFO

About the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History (GLI) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to K–12 history education while also serving the general public. The Institute’s mission…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Academic Credits
  • Hourly

How to Apply

All interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to hr@gilderlehrman.org, by no later than close of business on January 15, 2021. Please include “Accounting Intern” in the subject line of your email. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

The Gilder Lehrman Institute is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applications without regard to race, sex, gender identity, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, or any other legally protected status.

All interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to hr@gilderlehrman.org, by no later than close of business on January 15, 2021. Please include “Accounting Intern” in…

Location

49 West 45th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10036

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