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General Accounting Intern

Ace Hardware Corporation

This is a Full-time position in Oak Brook, IL posted February 14, 2020.

2020 Summer Internship Program The Ace Internship program allows you to apply skills and knowledge you’re learning in College today, while contributing in a hands-on environment to fit your career objectives, complement your academic work and enhance your learning.

Here’s what you will take away from your experience this summer: Real hands-on experience in your assigned department/function with day-to-day projects, responsibilities, accountabilities and deadlines.

Opportunity to partner with other interns over the summer on a Capstone project, presenting your findings and recommendations to Ace’s Leadership Q & A with Ace’s CEO and Senior Leadership team Resume Workshop to help you prepare for future opportunities Opportunity to volunteer through the Ace Hardware Foundation Teambuilding activities and more.

Your internship experience at Ace will give you the knowledge and skills future employers will look for Want to hear more?

Please review our Glassdoor comments from former interns Your Responsibilities The General Accounting internship will give you the opportunity to experience general accounting practices for a privately held, medium sized corporation.

This internship will provide Accounting students with a great opportunity to achieve the following objectives: Assist in the month-end close process, including the preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations Perform department variance analysis during month end close process Assist in electronic document filing initiatives Prepare monthly compliance management reports Ad Hoc analysis at the request of management Utilize SAP, a widely used accounting system Work with all levels of department personnel Other responsibilities as assigned The ideal intern will possess the following: Working towards a bachelor’s degree in the following area(s): Accounting or Finance, including completion of the multiple core Accounting curriculum Entering Senior year of college General understanding of US GAAP Solid PC skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, and Power Point) Strong oral and written communication skills Analytical and problem-solving skills Adaptability and ability to learn quickly in high-pressure environments Ambitious self-starter who has demonstrated the ability to contribute as an effective team member Takes ownership and accountability of projects and responsibilities Excellent time management and organizational skills Demonstrated motivation and initiative to succeed Knowledge and interest in Ace Hardware Corporation Ability to work 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday for 12 weeks Willingness and ability to give presentations to colleagues, managers and directors We want to hear from you When most people think of career opportunities with Ace Hardware, they often think of the helpful cashiers and sales associates at their local store.

However, have you also considered the people behind the scenes who select, promote, ship and process the invoices for more than 75,000 products?

Maybe you haven’t, but we’d like you to.

Because together we help our customers take care of their homes.

Come find out why a career with the Ace Hardware Corporation is one of America’s best kept secrets.

Equal Opportunity Employer Ace Hardware Corporation and its subsidiaries are committed to a policy of promoting equal employment opportunities.

The company recognizes the importance of diversity and leveraging the skills and talents of all people to the mutual advantage of each individual and the organization.

The company is committed to the prevention of employment discrimination related to race, religion, color, sex (including sexual harassment), gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability and military or veteran status, sexual orientation or any other action covered by federal or applicable state/local laws.