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Chartwells Finance Internship, Northwestern

At Chartwells Higher Education, people are at the core of our business. Together we build innovative food service concepts and serve fresh, local and nutritious meals at over 270 college campuses across the country. Twice named the Fastest Growing Brand by Nation’s Restaurant News, at Chartwells we take pride in creating opportunities for associates to grow their careers and achieve their development goals within the company.

Job Summary

Position Title: Finance Internship     
Compensation: Paid

Hours: 12 – 15 hours per week 
Department: Northwestern Dining 

General Description: 
We are looking for a motivated and people-oriented person to work closely with the Northwestern Dining Management Finance team. The key focus areas for this internship will be in Field Accounting, Operations, Budget Management and Payroll.  This internship is designed to be both educational and practical.  In this position, the intern will learn how to apply the skills they have learned and apply them in a professional setting.

• Must be pursuing a degree in accounting or finance majors
• Must be undergraduate student 
• General interest and knowledge
• Computer skills including intermediate level proficiency in MS Word and Excel 
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and drive for excellence and high performance.
• Strong desire for continuous learning and process improvements in working with people and technology.
• Strong interpersonal, analytical, listening and verbal communication skills
• Excellent time management and organizational skills
Job Responsibilities (May include any or all): 
Field Accounting Experience: 
• Review Contracts for Entry into Database
• Review Charitable Contributions and audit receipts
• Conduct Payroll Accrual Validations 
• Review activity on Closed Cost Centers 
• Maintain Maintenance Requests from field operations
• Conduct Paperwork Audits
• Assist with Monthly Close

Operation Experience:
• Enter Paperwork and Review Accounting Reports for Weekly Close
• Enter Paperwork and Review Accounting Reports for Weekly Close

Finance Experience:
• Support Budget Review and Analysis
• Assist with Flash Review and Analysis

 Payroll Experience:
• Gain Knowledge of the Paperwork and Activities of the Team through Filing
• Gain Knowledge of Document Retention through Scanning
• Process Payroll Work Orders

Learning Objectives: 
• Demonstrate awareness, understanding and skills necessary to work in a diverse environment.
• Experience opportunities to learn, observe, and practice a variety of experiences in the world of Finance and Accounting.

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