VelocityEHS Accounting Intern (NEHS1195996999) in Chicago, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: DescriptionTHE OPPORTUNITY / RESPONSIBILITIES:The VelocityEHS Accounting & Finance Team is comprised of professionals who are hungry to learn and contribute to the growth of the Company and the Team. Combined with a collegiate and casual atmosphere, an Accounting Intern will gain valuable business experience during their pursuit of an accounting or finance degree. Just think, while your fellow classmates are simply learning about accounting systems during classroom lectures and study sessions, you will be trained hands on to use leading technologies within a fast growing technology company! The result is a more enriched college experience that should better prepare you for future endeavors in the accounting and finance fields. And if you are tired of the dorm food, this is a paid internship which means you can better afford those late night pizzas and lattes.We have a results-oriented culture that demands intelligence, teamwork and follow-through. If you have these qualities and want to find out what real bean counters are like, then check out the details below and apply now.Duties include but aren't limited to:Daily Cash Receipts Processing and ReportingData entry and reporting within our Intacct financial systemCustomer Database updatingGeneral office tasks-filing and mailingAssist in special projects and analysis as time permitsSKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:Minimal Skills and QualificationsCurrent undergraduate student with at least 1 year of collegiate level classes in pursuit of a business degreeStrong verbal/written communication skillsProficiency in MS Word and ExcelExperience maintaining a high level of activity while managing multiple competing prioritiesAbility to work 20 hours a weekPreferred Skills and QualificationsPursuing bachelor degree in accountingBookkeeping or related experienceExperience with accounting software, preferably IntacctAdvanced MS Excel skillsExperience taking ownership of issues and following through to completionExperience motivating self while working independently; can also be an effective team memberDemonstrated ability to learn new concepts quicklyCOMPANY DESCRIPTION:At VelocityEHS (formerly MSDSonline) we're all about helping companies around the world promote a safer work environment for their employees. We develop innovative on-demand (cloud-computing technology) safety and compliance management solutions that enable our customers, environmental health and safety (EHS) professionals in a wide range of industries, to work faster and more cost-effectively in administering their overall safety compliance programs.Headquartered in the heart of downtown Chicago, VelocityEHS is much more than just a place to work. VelocityEHS has cultivated a unique environment where success is both a journey and an everyday occurrence. We work hard and play hard because we love what we do. We place a high value on teamwork, and at the same time, look for individuals who are self-motivated and willing to take risk to help the company advance.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace.#CBEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.QualificationsBehaviorsPreferredDetail Oriented:Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well