Accounting Intern

Mount Prospect
Posted 2 years ago

Northwest Compass has an incredible opportunity for an Accounting Intern to join our talented team in the Northwest suburbs. If selected, you will join a group of professionals dedicated to our mission of enhancing the community by providing emergency services, education and empowerment to foster personal responsibility for those who are vulnerable or in crisis.


  • Gain a basic understanding of the mission of Northwest Compass and become knowledgeable about mission driven programs and working with under-served populations.
  • Assist with the daily and monthly income reconciliations procedures.
  • Help with the preparing and filing of accounting documents.
  • Assist with the accounts payable procedures.
  • Assist with month-end financial reconciliations.
  • Take on ad-hoc projects as needed.

Skills Needed

  • Should be proficient in Word and Excel.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with attention to detail.
  • A current or prior undergrad with a focus on accounting.
  • Must have the ability to work independently and know when to seek advice.
  • Must be available for a minimum of 10 or more hours per week.
  • Must be a dependable person with a positive attitude.

Please note this is an unpaid academic internship which may be used for credit.

Questions? Please send all inquiries through e-mail and we will respond promptly.

Ready to Apply? Please submit your resume with cover letter below, or e-mail to us.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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