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BerryDunn 2021 Outsourced Accounting Internship in Waltham, Massachusetts

BerryDunn is a CPA and Management Consulting firm with over 500 employees throughout the country that provide a full range of services including Management and IT Consulting, Health Analytics/Actuarial Consulting, Audit, Accounting, and Tax. With offices in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, West Virginia, and Arizona, BerryDunn has maintained steady growth over its 40+ year history, and the firm is regularly named to national “Top 100” lists, including recent recognition for being a “fastest-growing” firm. We partner with clients across the United States, and we attribute our growth to attracting, developing, and retaining outstanding employees who help our clients create, grow, and protect value.

The outsourced accounting internship role is responsible for applying their technical skills and organizing and managing client assignments and projects, including the completion of assignment tasks and project components and meeting client expectations. In particular, you will handle multiple client engagements at any one time, and will perform duties such as preparing and compilation financial statement engagements, full scope general ledger processing including: payables/receivables processing, bank reconciliations, recording bank and credit card activity, vendor inquiries, processing deposits and recording journal entries. Your work will include month end/quarter end closing procedures on multiple clients. Your work will be closely supervised through coaching and training, and you can expect to receive hands-on guidance from the staff, senior, manager, or principal in charge of the engagement. You will receive extensive internal and external training on technical and soft skills, teamwork, and the firm’s systems, operations, and relationships. The firm expects you to demonstrate flexibility, have a willingness to seek out advice, and exhibit an ambition for learning.

After gaining appropriate experience, you should see significant client contact and more complex technical challenges. While demonstrated technical competence is necessary, you should also demonstrate human relations skills in dealing with supervised staff, supervisors, firm members, client personnel, and the public.

  • Perform attestation work including compilation and preparing financial statement engagements

  • Perform month end/quarter end closes for multiple client engagements, including maintenance of prepaids, accruals, depreciation and other GAAP accounting adjustments.

  • Assist our professional team in preparing GAAP work papers, trial balances.

  • Apply basic GAAP accounting and work through more complex GAAP accounting with assistance from team members.

  • Process payables for multiple clients and produce payable reports/checks with approval

  • Process/maintain receivables for multiple clients and make deposits

  • Record bank and credit card transactional activity in QuickBooks.

  • Perform bank reconciliations and maintain/monitor cash balances.

  • Know and understand the reason for the firm's policies and procedures

  • Establish effective work schedules

  • Work as an effective team member to complete project components and assignment tasks

  • In progress BA/BS degree in Accounting preferred

  • Team player with a positive approach

  • Strong computer skills

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills required

  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple on-going assignments

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Job ID: 2020-1713

External Company Name: Berry, Dunn, McNeil & Parker LLC

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Street: 51 Sawyer Road