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Accounting Intern (SBOA)

Date Posted: 
Requisition ID:  2628

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

Accounting Intern (SBOA) Objective:

Accounting Intern (SBOA) applies professional accounting and auditing knowledge and techniques under the direction of an experienced Field Examiner or Field Supervisor to assist in planning, conducting, and reporting routine or special audits of the local agencies, State and Federal programs.  Verifies compliance with State, federal, and local laws, ordinances, rules, and regulations in terms of consistency and adherence to accepted accounting principals and management practices. Reports to advanced level Field Examiner or Field Supervisor.

A Day in the Life:

  • Assists in the conducting of audits of the accounts and financial statements of local agencies and governmental units on annual or biennial schedule to ensure compliance;
  • Assist in the preparation of reports detailing audit findings such as Internal Control, auditor’s opinion or change summary;
  • Consults with personnel of participating organizations to determine adequacy of recording; advises on proper accounting and management procedures;
  • Communicates verbally and in writing with parties such as attorneys, public officials, and other personnel in response to specific auditing concerns and audit results;
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

What We Are Looking For:

  •  Knowledge and skill typically acquired through attending a 4 year post-secondary institution working toward a Baccalaureate degree  in Accounting.
  • Working knowledge of basic accounting principles and procedures, and auditing standards;
  • Working knowledge of procedural and legislative controls governing the activity being audited;
  • Ability to apply mathematical skills relevant to auditing and accounting procedures utilized in performance of duties;
  • Ability to interpret, analyze, and record data and fiscal information to reach logical conclusions;
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
  • Ability to prepare clear, conclusive reports;
  • Ability to gain the cooperation of the personnel in the organizations being audited.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis