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Accounting Intern (Hybrid Eligible)

Job ID 2113

Position Description:

Mathematica’s Accounting department is seeking intellectually-curious individuals to participate in a summer internship program. Applicants should be interested in Mathematica's mission and our commitment to equity, and be motivated to work on Accounting/Finance efforts that advance our strategic financial goals at Mathematica.

Over a 3-6 month period with potential to last longer,  The internship provides on-the-job training and the opportunity to work in a private company environment. This is a great opportunity to learn accounting hands on. The intern(s) will contribute to a variety of operational activities that support evidence-based decision-making for the company's operational strategy.

Duties of the internship include:

• Monthly journal entries
• Assisting with expense account analysis
• Assisting with account reconciliations
• Assisting project teams with timely responses to Service Now ticket requests to open/close charge codes
• Organizing and obtaining travel receipt information required for client invoice submission
• Maintaining and organizing Accounts Receivable email box and ensure billing staff responds to client emails
• Assisting billers with assembling monthly client invoice packages
• Auditing employee expense reports
• Some filing

Position Requirements:


• Currently enrolled in an undergraduate program or master’s-level training program working towards a degree in accounting/finance
• Interest in using technology to improve the quality, efficiency, and impact of our work
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Strong organizational skills with flexibility to handle multiple tasks and work on multiple projects
• Highly motivated, detail-oriented, and self-directed, with strong interpersonal skills
• Experience and interest in leading and presenting to small groups
• Desire and ability to work as part of the accounting team
• Proficiency with Excel

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume. You will be asked to attach these materials during the online application process.

This internship will offer 15-40 hours a week at an anticipated hourly rate of $17-$21/hour.

Available locations: Princeton, NJ; Remote

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

At Mathematica, we understand the importance of building relationships with colleagues. If you’re not located near one of our offices but would like opportunities to meet up with co-workers, we offer coworking spaces where available. Ask your Talent Acquisition partner for more information about this opportunity and whether it’s an option in your area.

Any offer of employment will be contingent upon passing a background check. Various federal agencies with whom we contract require that staff successfully undergo security clearance as a condition of working on the project. If you are assigned to such a project, you will be required to obtain the requisite security clearance. Additionally, if you participate in/complete the application process and are denied, Mathematica may choose to terminate your employment.

Although Mathematica does not require vaccination from COVID-19 as a condition of employment, various projects or agencies may require documentation of vaccination (or an approved exception/accommodation).

We take pride in our employees and in their commitment to excellence. We encourage staff to collaborate in developing creative solutions to difficult problems and to share the responsibility and enjoyment of carrying out complex projects. This collegial spirit has helped us earn our reputation for innovative and high quality work.

One of Mathematica’s core values is a deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our work is more robust because it is informed by a variety of diverse perspectives, and our mission to improve societal well-being is strengthened by a greater understanding of issues and challenges facing the populations we serve. Mathematica’s ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion is woven into our everyday actions, policies, and practices—including decisions regarding recruitment, training, compensation, and promotion. We are dedicated to maintaining a work environment in which everyone is treated with respect and dignity.

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