Accounting Intern
Lewisville, TX 
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Job/Internship Description

Why Orthofix?

Come join our global team of dedicated professionals who through their extraordinary efforts demonstrate every day their commitment to our mission of improving the lives of patients. At Orthofix our culture is built around Integrity and the core beliefs we live by: Exceed Expectations, Work Together, Be Respectful, Get Lean and Have Fun! As an Orthofix employee, you will become an integral part of our culture by continually demonstrating the highest level of integrity and our beliefs while making an impact to our vision "To be a highly respected global orthopedic and spine company that delivers exceptional value to our patients, customers, team members, partners and shareholders."

Accounting Intern

Who are we looking for?

The Corporate Accounting Team is seeking an energetic and self-motivated individual to join us as an Accounting Intern. Someone eager to learn and have the courage to ask questions is a must. A strong understanding of debits/credits and general accounting principles is also required.

What will you get out of the Internship?

The Moving4Ward Internship Program has been developed to provide students with a fun yet rewarding summer through hands-on experience and numerous networking opportunities. The internship position is meant to provide projects focusing on ways to propel Orthofix forward, while also advancing the student's career. Successful candidates for this internship position will gain valuable experience in the medical device industry, which could shape career decisions and create future employment opportunities

Successful candidates will assist the Corporate Accounting team in planning, organizing, and conducting monthly and quarterly close activities. In this role, you will be exposed to multiple areas of the Corporate Accounting function, including GL accounting, Consolidations, Financial Reporting, Tax, and Treasury. You will have the opportunity to apply what you have learned at school to real-world situations, network with business professionals, build self-confidence, skills, and a mindset to help you succeed in your professional career.

What will the duties and responsibilities be?

Assist in the following areas under direct supervision:

  • Research and resolve account discrepancies

  • Participate in the monthly and quarterly closing processes

  • Prepare journal entries - month-end accruals/reversals, amortization and reclassifications

  • Interface with management in various departments including IT, Operations, Tax, Treasury and FP&A

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly account reconciliations, under the supervision of Staff-Senior Accountant

  • Liaise with internal and external auditors and assist in compiling audit requests

  • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned

Student Eligibility:

What qualifications are required to be eligible for this opportunity?

  • Be currently enrolled at an accredited university as an undergraduate or graduate student with a Major in Accounting

  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher

  • Effective time management skills and detail oriented

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

  • Strong organizational, problem solving and analytical skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products - Excel (vlookups, pivots) and Word

  • Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities

  • Have the legal right to work in the US

Will I be able to work from home?

  • No

Will there be any required travel?

  • No

What will the physical demands and work conditions be like?

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Regularly required to sit for extended periods of time; frequently required to stand, walk and use business equipment daily such as P.C., copier, fax, telephone, etc.; occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 20 lbs.

  • Eyesight and hearing must be correctable to standard level.

Orthofix complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws regarding equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment. Orthofix makes its employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, Orthofix complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has employees. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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