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Summer 2020 - Corporate Finance - Accounting Intern


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The Accounting Intern will work closely with the Manager of Accounting to gather financial information, prepare journal entries, prepare financial reports, and maintain general ledger accounts.

This is a paid opportunity for the Summer of 2020 during normal business hours. The student must be able to work full-time, 40 hours/week during the Summer at our corporate headquarters located in downtown Buffalo. Availability to work in the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters on a part-time basis at approximately 15-20 hours/week is also required for this Internship opportunity.

This internship presents the following Learning Objectives:

An opportunity to obtain a general understanding of the various aspects of the Corporate Finance department.

A broader understanding of the importance of financial controls in the health insurance industry.

An opportunity to develop analytical skills through review of various financial documents.

Development of basic accounting skills which can be applied to future work.

An opportunity to interact with employees from all levels of management and from different departments within the corporation, exposing the Intern to many facets of the health insurance industry.

The impact of health care reform regulations (both state and federal) on the company's financial health and well-being.
Auto req ID
2553BR

Knowledge and Skills
Required Skills and experience:

Students entering junior or senior year in the Fall 2020 who are enrolled in a 4 or 5 year degree program in Accounting. Students entering their Senior year, preferred with completion of intermediate accounting coursework. (Intern must be enrolled in a degree program for the duration of the internship.)

Current graduate students pursuing Accounting program encouraged to apply.

Desire to pursue CPA certification strongly preferred.

Prior experience in an office setting is desirable.

Excellent time management skills, demonstrated personal accountability and excellent verbal & written skills.

Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word.

About Us
BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York is a division of HealthNow New York Inc., one of New York's leading health care companies that provides access to quality health care and solutions for members throughout Upstate New York. Since 1936, BlueCross BlueShield has helped millions of people gain access to health care. Headquartered in Buffalo, NY, the company is an independent Licensee of the BlueCross BlueShield Association. As the region's leading health plan, serving over 800, 000 members, BlueCross BlueShield believes in taking small steps towards healthier living. You can visit our website at www.bcbswny.com.

Company
BlueCross BlueShield of WNY

Job Category
Internships

Status
Full Time Temporary

EEO Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Hours
9-5

Education
Students entering junior or senior year in the Fall 2020 who are enrolled in a 4 or 5 year degree program in Accounting. Students entering their Senior year, preferred with completion of intermediate accounting coursework. (Intern must be enrolled in a degree program for the duration of the internship.)

Current graduate students pursuing Accounting program encouraged to apply.

Position Posting Location
Buffalo

State
New York


Equal Opportuni
Posted Date
12/29/2019

Listing ID
73526425
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