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AZ State Fair- Accounting Internship

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Company Name: 
Arizona Exposition & State Fair
Application Due Date: 
Monday, November 13, 2017
Federal Work-Study Eligible Site: 
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The Arizona Exposition and State Fair is looking for a driven, diligent individual to contribute to the AESF Accounting Department. Our accounting intern will have the opportunity to learn new skills and make a significant contribution to the Accounting Department by participating in a number of exciting projects. Under the supervision of the Chief Financial Officer, the intern will learn how to complete internal and external management reports. The accounting intern will also have opportunities to attend department meetings as well as periodically sit in on staff meetings. This is an excellent opportunity to gain accounting knowledge and experience in event/venue management.

This is a UNPAID internship. The company has asked that the intern work for approximately 10-20 hrs. per week and will be flexible with your EMCC schedule. Applicants must be continuing EMCC students and have a minimum of 2.5 G.P.A or a recommendation from your SWSC instructor. If you would like assistance in preparing the required materials; cover letter, application and resume or in preparing for an interview of what the intern, please contact the Career Center at 623.935.8740.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

The following is a list of what the intern can expect to learn: 

  • Assist with Accounting and other Administrative functions
  • Review financial statements
  • Preparation of financial statement
  • Update accounting records
  • Create invoice records and assist in collections
  • Prepare bank deposits
  • Prepare financial reporting packages
  • Process Account Payable
  • Process Account Receivable
  • Become familiar with Government accounting
  • Experience payroll management
Minimum Requirements: 
  • Currently enrolled at EMCC working toward an Accounting degree 
  • Have at least a 2.5 GPA
  • Must be 18 years or older 
  • Have a valid drivers license 
  • Organized and dependable, with high attention to detail
  • Ambitious, positive attitude, and a desire to build a career in the Accounting field
  • Possess a strong desire to learn and eagerness to gain hands-on experience
  • High level of professionalism, and motivation to be on time and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Be able to sit for an extended period of time 
  • Clearly communicate effectively in writing and speech