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Accounting Intern - NY

About us:

Kivvit is a nationally-recognized Public Affairs, PR, and Communications consulting firm originally founded in 2002 with offices in Chicago, New York City, New Jersey, Miami, and Washington D.C. At about 70 full-time staff, our firm is growing and so are our needs in financial and administrative oversight.


What is the position?:

We are seeking an Accounting Intern to join our New York office to aid with client invoicing, expense report processing, month-end closing processes, and administrative office tasks. This is a full-time (5 days per week) paid internship. You will be working closely with our New York Finance & Administrative Coordinator and will focus on financial tasks for the New York and New Jersey offices.


What kind of skills are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or completed courses in Financial Accounting.
  • Great knowledge of Accounting basics, such as debits & credits, and how transactions flow through the Income Statement and Balance Sheet.
  • QuickBooks experience is a big plus.
  • Must be good at Excel.
  • Must be very organized and good at record-keeping.
  • Ability to learn and master new software and productivity tools.
  • Be innovative - Figure out solutions to improve administrative and finance functions firm-wide.
  • You will work with people across different offices, so communication skills are a must.
  • Timeliness and attention to detail.


What are the responsibilities?

Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Accounts Payable – Record vendor bills and seek approval to pay
  • Expense Reporting – Record employee credit card transactions and reimbursements
  • Accounts Receivable – Generate client invoices and monthly activity reports
  • Project Management – Prepare time sheet reports for billing and analyzing project burn rate
  • Administrative – Aid with filing, ordering supplies, and new hire preparation


Next steps:

Please submit an application on Kivvit’s careers page at, including your resume and a brief cover letter explaining why you are interested in the position and relevant skills and experience. You will be contacted for a phone interview by a member of our Finance/Accounting team and may be asked to complete an accounting audition to test your skills.

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