Spectrum Brands Middleton , WI 53562
Spectrum Brands utilizes a Shared Services model that enables resources to be leveraged across the organization. The Shared Services team is made up of information technology, human resources, indirect sourcing, finance & accounting professionals that support all business units. Shared services teams are headquartered in Middleton, Wisconsin but have members across the country.
Our accounting department is seeking an accounting intern for the 2018/19 school year, who is willing to work 15-30 hours per week. This individual will have the opportunity to work with global business partners across multiple business segments. This intern will work in our World Headquarters facility and be challenged with real world projects and assignments as well as providing day-to-day support to various members of our accounting team.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Assist in the reconciliation of intercompany accounts
Perform periodic intercompany account reconciliations
Investigate reconciling differences and analyze for root cause issues
Collaborate with business partners to correct intercompany imbalances
Communicate with foreign subsidiaries on intercompany activities
Assist with monthly closing tasks
Prepare journal entries
Reconcile balance sheet accounts
Participate in process design reviews and assist with process improvement initiatives
Other duties/ad-hoc projects as assigned
Education and Experience Profile
An equivalent combination of:
Junior/Senior status at an accredited college working toward BBA Accounting
General technical accounting knowledge
General systems skills MS Office (specifically Excel)
Very detail oriented and well organized
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge of SAP a plus
Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this job/classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Spectrum Brands is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.