Accounting Intern

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Accounting Intern

Pay rate: $15/hr. 

Temporary: May 2023 – September 2023 

Schedule: Monday-Friday including some evening hours 29 hours/week


As an Accounting Intern at Employ Milwaukee, you will have the opportunity to apply your education in a real-world setting; participate in significant, value-adding projects alongside an experienced accountant and finance team in achieving department goals that impact our business and beyond.

The Accounting intern supports the accounting department during the summer, especially to assist with Earn and Learn program. We need a very dependable, honest, focus, detail-oriented, and positive individual who can meet our needs with daily tasks assigned. This position reports to and receives direction from the Accounting Manager to support our department.


  • Assist with Earn and Learn program by processing timesheets according to company polices.
  • Calculate and verify information is correct and accurate on timesheets.
  • Performing Data entry, by entering hours worked in excel accurately.
  • Alphabetize, file documents related including making labels and maintaining fiscal department filing.
  • Monitor and report discrepancies in timesheets as appropriate.
  • Provides administrative support as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel.
  • Strong Math skills.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Good critical thinking skills and analytical skills.
  • Positive professional attitude.
  • Detail-oriented
  • The ability to be discreet when managing sensitive financial information.
  • Familiarity with standard office equipment, computers, copiers, and fax machine.
  • Ability to work in a team and independently skills.
  • Eagerness to learn.
  • Interpersonal skills including written and verbal communication.
  • Attention to detail – able to complete tasks with high level of accuracy.

Required Skills and qualifications:

  • Availability: Monday – Friday including some evenings throughout the months of May– September  
  • Education/Experience: High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent required. Must be attending post-secondary education with an interest in accounting, finance, business, or related field.
  • Technology/Equipment: Must be skilled in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

About Employ Milwaukee

Employ Milwaukee is the local workforce development board serving Milwaukee County. By convening leaders from business and industry, economic and workforce development, education, and training as well as community partners and policy makers, our vision is to develop workforce solutions that promote regional economic growth and employment opportunity for all job seekers.

Our mission is to build a strong workforce development system by planning, coordinating, collaborating, and monitoring workforce initiatives with businesses, partners, and community stakeholders at the local, regional, and state level to ensure a skilled and productive workforce for the 21st Century.

Our goals are to connect job seekers to employment opportunities, to provide education and training options in high-growth, high-demand sectors, and to provide a skilled and sustainable workforce to attract, retain and grow diverse businesses in our Milwaukee 7 region.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by staff assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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