Intern-Accounting


Alliance Residential


Posted Under: Phoenix, Arizona jobs in Accounting, Auditing; Accounting, Auditing jobs in zipcode 85001
Posted On: 2020-02-16 00:00:00

Opportunity Starts Here:Since opening in 2000, the culture at Alliance has been one with an entrepreneurial spirit that consistently pushes the evolution of the multifamily industry. As a result, weve revolutionized the apartment living experience and continue to be recognized for delivering world-class services and exceptional customer experiences. And thats really why we are here in the first place to build homes, lifestyles, and opportunities for those who call Alliance home. Its this mission that propels us forward each day, motivating us to craft work environments that are engaging, empowering, and dedicated to professional advancement.----If youre looking for a fast-pace, ever-evolving career that rewards grit and perseverance, youve come to the right place. Welcome home.----A Day in the Life:Associates in the Accounting Intern role are expected to assist the accounting department in executing daily tasks, monthly tasks as well as some financial reporting activities. Accounting Interns will also develop relationships with the Property Accountants and Accounting Managers and assist them with their assigned properties to achieve each propertys goals. You will obtain a glimpse into the exciting work of property accounting by learning bank reconciliations, account reconciliations, and journal entries.-- What Youll Do:
  • Assist department with some of the administrative tasks that may include scanning, filing, retrieving information from filing cabinets or online software.
  • Assist property accountants in preparing monthly financial information in accordance with owner deadlines and requirements of portfolio. Some possibilities are listed below.
    • Calculate monthly management fees.
    • Prepare balance sheet account reconciliation.
    • Prepare journal entries.
    • Complete bank reconciliations.
    • Prepare financial packages for distribution to ownership groups.
    • Research problems under the direction of the Senior Property Accountant, Assistant Accounting Manager, and/or Accounting Manager as required.
    • Communicate promptly and effectively with Controller, Accounting Managers and Property Accountants to work through tasks.
    • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor.
    • Ensure adherence to policies and procedures and maintain effective internal controls.
    • Other tasks as assigned or directed.What Youll Need to Succeed:
      • Ability to maneuver through different software systems, including use of industry-specific software and excel.
      • Ability to use a 10-key calculator.
      • Typing and data entry skills.
      • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
      • Proficiency with Word, Excel, Outlook, and accounting system software.
      • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact and relate effectively, productively, and positively with other associates and clients.
      • Ability to multitask and change focus frequently.
      • High tolerance for ambiguity and ability to adapt to change.
      • Consistent, regular, and in-person attendance at the workplace during regular working hours is required. What Youll Receive:
        • Professional and upbeat work environment
        • Competitive compensation and incentives
        • Paid training and professional development opportunities
        • Generous paid time off including vacation, sick, holiday, birthday and volunteer time
        • Low Premiums for Medical, dental and vision coverage; including access to telemedicine
        • Paid parental leave for eligible new parents
        • Flexible spending account
        • Health saving account with Company match
        • 401k program with Company match
        • Housing discounts (When available)
        • Flexible hours and remote positions (when available)
        • Company-paid life insurance
        • Short and long term disability coverage
        • Team building events
        • Associate wellness program, including financial wellness (partnerships with Gradifi and Bank of America)
        • Regional and National Award programs
        • Associate referral bonus program