Accounting Associate Intern

Openings: 1

Location: Charles City, Iowa


Position Summary:

We will offer a 12-week paid internship to a qualified and motivated individual wo will be responsible for assisting our accounting team. You will have an opportunity to learn many different divisions of the company while working on a special project. At Nexus, you will find a team-oriented organization committed to safety and excellent customer service with the opportunity to develop even more skills that will be beneficial in the classroom and beyond!

Primary Responsibilities


  • Promote an environment and culture that focuses on fulfilling the mission and core values of Nexus.
  • Model behaviors that support Nexus mission and core values to be a trusted advisor to our customers and members.
  • Eager and willing to assist within other departments and within the team as a whole.


The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Assists customers with a variety of accounting questions.
  • Coordinate and complete various accounting and business projects on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded.
  • Update accounts receivable and issue invoices.
  • Update accounts payable and perform reconciliations.
  • Assist in the processing of balance sheets, income statements and other financial statements according to legal and company accounting and financial guidelines.
  • Assist senior accountants in the preparation of monthly/yearly closings.
  • Assist with other accounting projects.



  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Basic understanding of clerical procedures and systems such as recordkeeping and filing.
  • Ability to work independently.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position:

  • The employee is regularly required to talk or hear
  • The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus
  • The Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

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