Job Description

Accounting Intern

Department:Financial Services
Office:BASIS Independent Schools Central Office - Scottsdale
Location:Scottsdale, AZ

BASIS Independent Schools is seeking qualified candidates for an Accounting Intern at the BASIS Independent Schools Central Office Scottsdale! 

The BASIS Independent Schools Central Offices provide critical support to our top ranked schools. Your ability to drive results impacts our schools' success and the global growth of our organization. If you're excited about how your work will influence educational outcomes or support global growth, bring that excitement with you to this internship! 

The Accounting Internship role is an opportunity to provide accounting operations support and to ensure that the accounting department is receiving the appropriate assistance for all accounting project needs. The person in this position needs to have an entry level knowledge of GAAP, a customer service personality and strong attention to detail.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support the accounting team
  • Work under supervision of other accountants
  • Help accounting team with electronic data filing and scanning as necessary 
  • Assist with data entry of items such as accounts payable and receivable 
  • Ensure the completion of assigned tasks in line with established deadline
  • Study the accounting policies and processes of the organization and abide by them
  • File and scan journal entries
  • Assist the school accountants with any needed assistance with special projects  

Key Competencies

  • Knowledge and understanding of BASIS Independent Schools organization 
  • Attention to detail and strong organization and communication skills. 
  • Excellent customer service skills 
  • Analytical with strong problem solving skills 
  • Positive attitude 

Education and Experience Requirements 

  • Pursuing a degree in Accounting or Finance  
  • 1-2 years' general work experience preferred  
Additional Job Information:
Note: BASIS (for the purposes of this policy only collectively refers to BASIS.ed, BASIS Schools, Inc., BDC, A Public Charter School, Inc., BTX Schools, Inc., BASIS Global, LLC., and BASIS Independent Schools, LLC.), is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants for employment are recruited, hired and assigned without discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or any other classification protected by law. BASIS expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee or student harassment.

Important Notes

Application Instructions

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