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Accountant Intern

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Job Number:
651620
Job Category:
Finance / Accounting / Business Management
Location:
TUCSON, AZ US
Schedule:
Part-time
Travel:
None
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
None
Description:
Leidos has a job opening for a part time Accounting Intern in Tucson, AZ.

POSITION/PROGRAM SUMMARY:
The Intern Accountant will have a unique opportunity to join a progressive accounting team, immediately contribute, and learn along the way and will be responsible for preparing balance sheet reconciliations, journal entries, reviewing accruals, preparing support schedules, and other accounting activities as required.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Intern Accountant will be responsible for preparing balance sheet reconciliations, journal entries, reviewing accruals, preparing support schedules, and other accounting activities as required. Specific responsibilities would include working closely with project controllers while reviewing cost transfers.  The Intern Accountant will learn compliance requirements related to administrative policies, internal controls, accounting policies, etc.  The Intern Accountant should possess the skills to identify issues and resolve matter in a timely manner.  The position will require the Intern Accountant to reach out to our internal customers and work with others in the Accounting Department.  The term (length) of the position will vary based on candidate, but expected to last 3 to 6 months.  This is a unique opportunity to join a progressive accounting team, immediately contribute, and learn along the way.

Qualifications:
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
-Actively pursuing a degree in an undergraduate or graduate program with an Accounting major, and a minimum 3.0 GPA.
-Familiar with basic accounting principles, specifically, a basic understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. 
-Must be self-motivated and willing to independently study concepts and policies with the goal of shortening the learning curve.
-Strong computer skills including moderate level experience with Microsoft Excel and a basic understanding of General Ledger software programs.
-US Citizenship is required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
-Possess the skills to identify issues and resolve matter in a timely manner.
-Be flexible in work schedule and the ability and willingness to work additional hours during surge or accounting close weeks.

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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