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Accounting Intern

About Us:
Craig, Fitzsimmons & Meyer, LLP (CFM) is a well-established accounting firm with a strong reputation for providing high-quality audit, accounting, and tax services to a diverse clientele. Our team of experienced professionals is dedicated to helping clients navigate the complexities of financial management and regulatory compliance. We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Accounting Intern to join our team for a six-month to two-year internship.

Job Description:
As an Accounting Intern, you will have the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience in various aspects of accounting, audit, and financial management. Working closely with our clients and alongside our Partners and experienced staff, you will be involved in real-life projects, enhancing your understanding of accounting principles, audit procedures, financial reporting, and tax preparation.

• Assist with audit planning and administration
• Assist with the performance of audit procedures
• Support the preparation of tax returns and organization of documentation supporting reportable tax return activities for individuals, partnerships, and corporations
• Conduct research on accounting and tax-related issues as needed
• Collaborate with team members on various projects and tasks
• Maintain strict confidentiality of all financial and client information
• Perform ad hoc tasks and projects as required

• Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field
• Strong academic performance and a solid understanding of accounting principles
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Outlook, Teams, Word, and Excel
• Excellent analytical, problem-solving, self-review and organizational skills
• Strong critical thinking, written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
• High level of integrity, confidentiality, and professionalism
• Prior experience in an accounting or finance-related role is a plus

What We Offer:
• A supportive and collaborative work environment with opportunities for professional growth
• Work with client records alongside Partners and senior staff members
• Exposure to accounting, tax, and audit management software systems
• Exposure to accounting and financial management systems of small businesses, not-for-profit entities, local governments and employee benefit plans
• Networking opportunities with experienced professionals in the industry
• Competitive internship stipend and scholarship opportunities for students enrolled at St. Joseph’s University, Patchogue, NY

Application Process:
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcript through the secure link below. In your cover letter, please highlight your relevant skills, experiences, and reasons for pursuing an internship in accounting at our Firm. We thank all applicants for their interest in our internship program. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. CFM is an equal-opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates.

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