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Intern, Accounting

Location: Seattle

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Role Summary

The corporate finance intern will apply knowledge acquired in the classroom to support the accounting department and gain skills and experience that is necessary to prepare them for a successful career in accounting. This internship is a six month minimum commitment located in our Seattle, WA office. This internship will start in September 2018.

 

The responsibilities of the individual in this position include:

  • Assist with client billing requirements
  • Prepare general journal entries and reconciliations
  • Cash account research
  • Assist with auditor requests
  • Perform ad-hoc assignments and projects as requested
  • Perform client, vendor, and financial account analysis

 

The successful candidate will have extensive demonstrable skills and experiences including the following:

  • Accounting major who is currently enrolled in school and pursuing an accounting degree.
  • Must be dependable and able to work approximately 20 hours per week during the school year.
  • Adaptable to ongoing change, including shifting priorities and accepting assignments from a variety of people.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail oriented with an eye for quality.
  • Analytical, organized and a quick learner.
  • Proactive in seeking clarification regarding deliverables and timeframes.
  • Willing to ask for help when needed.
  • Eager to offer to help others when appropriate.
  • Possess a technical aptitude and have intermediate/advanced Excel skills.

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Russell Overview

Russell Investments is a global financial services firm that serves institutional investors, financial advisors and individuals working with their advisors in more than 40 countries.

Founded in 1936, Russell Investments is one of only a few firms that offers actively managed multi-asset portfolios and services that include advice, investments and implementation. With core capabilities extending across capital market insights, manager research, asset allocation, portfolio implementation and factor exposures Russell Investments stands with clients to achieve their desired investment outcomes.

A pioneer, Russell Investments began its strategic pension fund consulting business in 1969 and today is a consultant to some of the largest pools of capital in the world. With four decades of experience researching and selecting investment managers, meeting annually with more than 2,200 managers around the world, Russell Investments is well-known worldwide for its investment advice.

Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, Russell Investments operates globally with 21 offices (as of August 2016) across the world, providing Investment Services in the world’s major financial centers, including London, Paris, Amsterdam, Sydney, Tokyo, Shanghai, San Diego and New York.

Russell Investments offers a competitive compensation and benefit package to associates including: medical, vision and dental coverage; a profit-sharing retirement plan; sabbatical leave every 10 years; and tuition assistance. Most importantly, Russell Investments offers a work environment where respect for the individual and teamwork are part of our fundamental values. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Russell Investments supports workforce diversity.





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