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Accounting Intern

Chicago, IL

Devanco Foods



Academic Level


Job Description & Requirements


The accounting intern will gain experience and learn essential industry skills by assisting our team with accounts payable and receivable, bank reconciliation, and other projects.


  • Handling sensitive or confidential information with honesty and integrity.

  • Assisting with research, filing, data entry, and recording and maintaining accurate and complete

  • Preparing financial reports, such as balance sheets and income statements, invoices, and other

  • Working with bookkeeping software.

  • Respond to firm associate requests promptly, accurately, positively, and professionally.

  • Learning how to work as part of the Accounting team to compile and analyze data, track information,

  • • Proactively identify improvement opportunities in processes to enhance efficiency.

  • Taking on additional tasks or projects to learn more about accounting and office operations.

  • Collects and copy financial data as requested.

  • Creates and prepares various financial support schedules.

  • Generates financial reports in SAP or other accounting systems.

  • • Performs filing as needed of various financial documents.


  • A GPA of 3.0 or above.

  • Must be a recent graduate or actively working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s in Accounting;

  • Satisfactory completion of introductory accounting courses and a basic understanding of accounting and financial principles.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • High level of efficiency, accuracy, and responsibility.

  • Aptitude for math, proficiency with computers.

  • Motivation and strong desire to take on new challenges and learn as much as possible.

Physical Demands:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

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