• Intern - Accounting Services - Summer 2019

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    Adtalem Global Education
    Employment Type
    Temporary Part-Time
    FLSA Status
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    As part of an accounting team, the Accounting Intern will work with accounting managers and senior accountants and be responsible for assisting in various accounting processes including general ledger and account reconciliations, spreadsheet development and various other duties.  Another goal of this position is to provide a learning experience and introduction into the operations of an accounting department in a publicly traded organization.


    An understanding of accounting with any hands-on transaction processing experience (i.e. cash sales, collections, purchasing, order processing, bill paying, and check writing) is valuable knowledge for being able to learn and contribute quickly.


    • Performs detailed monthly reviews and account analysis of various balance sheet accounts to ensure accuracy and completeness.
    • Prepare journal entries critical to the month-end accounting close.
    • Prepare spreadsheet analysis as necessary to explain monthly financial results.
    • Identify opportunities for process improvement within assigned accounts.


    • Minimum of junior status in good standing
    • Minimum 3.0 overall grade point average.
    • Accounting majors strongly encouraged to apply.
    • Strong Microsoft Excel and Word proficiency.
    • Must have aptitude for attending to details and highly value accuracy.
    • Exceptional teamwork skills will be valuable in this role.

    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.




    Who We Are

    The purpose of Adtalem Global Education is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success, and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE: ATGE; member S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a leading global education provider and the parent organization of Adtalem Educacional do Brasil, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Becker Professional Education, Carrington College, Chamberlain University, DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. For more information, please visit adtalem.com.


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