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College Intern - Comptroller

at Long Beach Transit

Posted: 9/29/2019
Job Status: Internship
Job Reference #: 1309
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Job Description

  • ID
    2019-1309
    Category
    Finance and Budgeting - Accounting
  • Overview

    Long Beach Transit’s (LBT) College Internship Program is a year-round, paid internship program for undergraduate and graduate students. The Intern will gain real-world work experience on meaningful projects under the guidance of transportation professionals. The Intern will have the opportunity to use problem-solving, communication and decision-making skills to gain valuable experience. The Intern will also work with a mentor for assistance, along with working with various departments to enhance a career path.

    As an emerging professional, the Intern will be exposed to LBT’s career opportunities in the public transportation industry. The Intern will gain a deeper awareness of many facets of transportation through LBT’s orientation sessions, cross-departmental projects and teams, as well as internal networking.

    GENERAL SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Executive Director/VP- Finance and Budget—as well as the guidance of the Comptroller—the Intern will directly assist with a wide range of tasks and projects related to internal audits, budget analysis and monitoring, long term financial forecasting, strategic planning, and special department projects.

    OPEN UNTIL FILLED

    Responsibilities

    • Assists in analysis and prepare key performance indicator reports
    • Assists in financial and economic research
    • Assists with long-term financial forecasting and planning
    • Conducts internal audits and write standard operating procedures
    • Creates ad-hoc reports and data visualizations as needed
    • Other duties may be assigned

    Qualifications

    The successful candidate will be a full-time college student maintaining a 2.7 or above GPA for undergraduate students and a 3.0 GPA or above for graduate students and currently enrolled in a bachelor’s or master’s degree program, majoring in Accounting, Finance or a related field. Candidate must demonstrate analytical and problem-solving skills and be a self-starter who is able to work with limited supervision and has a strong desire to learn. Demonstrated leadership experience through school or extracurricular projects is a plus. Transcripts and class schedules will be requested. Good communication and organizational skills; proficient in Microsoft Office applications – Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access.

    NORMAL HIRING RANGE: $15.00 to $17.00/hour depending on education level. Part-time internship available to full-time college students; approximately 20 hours per week not to exceed up to 1,000 hours within a fiscal year. This position does not offer benefits. Participation in the internship program is not an offer of regular full-time or part-time employment with LBT, and it does not guarantee future employment with LBT.

    Application

    Apply online at www.ridelbt.com/careers. Online applications must include past work history and be fully completed to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a complete online application.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer

    Successful candidate must pass agency physical, drug and alcohol examinations.

    Long Beach Transit, 1963 E. Anaheim St., Long Beach, CA 90813

    Candidate must be eligible to work in the United States. Long Beach Transit does not sponsor H-1B or other related work visas.