The Chicago Community Trust’s internship program will provide interns with the opportunity to work on projects designed to provide a better understanding of the field of philanthropy and the work of a community foundation. This comprehensive year-long internship will provide training in accounting support, analysis and reconciliations under the assignment of such tasks as:
Performing balance sheet reconciliations and recording the appropriate correcting journal entries
Reviewing and understanding organization’s intercompany accounting relationships to verify and ensure accuracy of related journal entries.
Supporting investment analysis and reconciliations
Supporting the cash receipt function by entering and recoding gifts received
Assisting with annual financial audit (preparing and/or reviewing work papers).
Other duties as assigned.
Work assignment will be remote during quarantine period. Chosen candidate will be expected to use their own computer/technology during remote work period.
Commitment: One year, 21 hours per week (equivalent to 3 full work days per week)
Student with path towards Major in Accounting or finance or a recent graduate. CPA seeking is a plus.
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From: The Chicago Community Trust