University of Alaska Southeast

Internship

Company: Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation
Location: Juneau, AK
Position: Intern - Accounting
Requirements: See internship posting
Summary:

The accounting intern will report to our Senior Accountant for Public Markets and will be provided exceptional opportunities to learn investment accounting in a practical setting.   The successful candidate will have a good working knowledge of general accounting concepts, be motivated, and possess superb analytical, organizational and communication skills.

Key Information

  • Must be an Alaska resident attending school in any state, or a student enrolled at a post secondary school in Alaska
  • Must be pursuing Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum GPA for consideration is 2.5 overall and 3.0 within major
  • Recent graduates earning a bachelor degree are eligible to apply if graduation occurred within six months of the application close date
  • Strong preference will be given to candidates who are pursuing a career in Investment Accounting
  • Candidates should have an aptitude for learning new software programs, have experience with the Microsoft Windows platform, and possess above average knowledge in Microsoft Excel and Word

Internship Description

The intern job duties involve a variety of tasks and will provide the intern with an introduction to the basic principles of investment accounting.  Work will involve performing hands-on accounting for a variety of investment asset classes including; fixed income securities, publicly traded stock, real estate and other alternative investments.  The intern will work with a variety of individuals and groups both internal and external to APFC, including independent auditors and asset managers.  Duties will include analysis of specific accounts and account groups, along with preparation of summary schedules necessary for the annual year-end audit of the Alaska Permanent Fund. The intern will also perform other duties as assigned and will receive exposure to all APFC departments to gain an overall perspective of corporate functions.

Internship Details

Duration

12-13 Weeks with flexible start and end dates, depending on school schedule

Travel & Housing

One Round-trip fare to Juneau will be reimbursed.  Housing is not provided.  Interns may arrange for housing through the University of Alaska Southeast if available.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may be added, removed or changed at any time with or without notice.

Compensation:

18.63 per hour

Internship Link - apply

Contact: Chad Brown
Contact at: 907.796.1541 or cbrown@apfc.org
Closing Date: Open Until Filled