Accounting Intern - (French language required)

Boston, Massachusetts, United States Full-time

Company Overview

Since 2003, Jade Associates has been providing specialized accounting and tax services to French expatriates and entrepreneurs. Jade became a part of the Fiducial family in 2015. Fiducial, founded in France in 1970, is a major provider of financial services (Business Counseling, Bookkeeping, Payroll and Tax Preparation & Advisory Services) to small businesses and their owners. As a trusted advisor to entrepreneurs, Fiducial provides the financial back office infrastructure to clients, allowing them to focus on what they do best: serve their customers.

 

Position Overview

Jade is looking for a motivated Intern who is looking to gain experience working with small businesses and individuals on accounting and tax matters. He/she supports the various functions within the accounting arena. 

This position could lead to a direct hire after internship.

The Intern will be trained on general bookkeeping, monthly write up, tax, payroll and other accounting functions for Jade clients.  Some individual and corporate tax preparation and special projects may be required. 

Main Responsibilities:

  • General accounting and financial statement preparation
  •  Reconciliation of bank and company accounts
  • Preparation of individal, corporate and partnership tax returns 

 

Desired Skills/Experience/Attributes

  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • French Language ability required
  • One year of accounting experience prefered
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks or other accounting software is preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office to include Excel and Word.
  • Proven track record of solving practical problems 

 

The ideal candidate for this position:

  • Has an entrepreneurial drive, is self-motivated and driven to succeed
  • Has exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Possesses an unquestionable level of integrity and respects quality assurance requirements.
  • Has a history of building relationships with people
  • Is committed to fostering and maintaining a service culture.

 

Education, Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Accounting or related field required