Financial Accounting & Advisory Services - Intern

Job ID 2021-2651
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Financial Accounting Advisory Services
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At MGO we do a lot more than crunch numbers and prepare filings. Our approach leverages input from throughout our organization – giving everyone a voice and an opportunity to make an impact. Utilizing a state-of-the-art technology platform, we go beyond the numbers to provide invaluable financial and operational insight to a diverse array of dynamic clients – from enduring institutions to disruptive start-ups.


By delivering strategic guidance with a personal touch, we are reshaping ideas of what a CPA firm is capable of – and give our professionals the support to self-determine the path their career takes.


Job Details:

Our Chicago office has an immediate need for an accounting intern to join their team for approximately 10 – 20 hours per week. This intern will work directly with our Financial Accounting & Advisory Services team on a variety of accounting tasks. The internship will last until December 2021, with the possibility of extension, depending upon hiring needs and performance.


Core Responsibilities & Essential Functions

  • Provides direct reconciliation of monthly statements, monthly closing, preparation of monthly financial statements, reconciliation, and maintenance of balance sheet accounts for clients.
  • Assist with data entry within client’s accounting systems.
  • Prepares financial reports, and analyses of accounts as requested.
  • Books journal entries.
  • Review general ledger expense coding for accuracy.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Accounting or related field required.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Commitment to excellent client service, flexibility, and the ability to manage constantly shifting priorities with professionalism.
  • Willingness to learn how to use a variety of accounting and auditing software and systems.


Why work for MGO?
MGO’s professionals take a holistic, multi-disciplinary approach to accounting, financial and advisory services. Our teams collaborate across internal functions and service lines to build institutional knowledge, formulate insight, and deliver efficiencies that make a difference – not only in the marketplace, but in the lives of our clients and team members. That’s why we value characteristics like teamwork, communication, creativity, and leadership when building our teams.


We are growing fast and new opportunities emerge every day. If you’re not afraid of pushing the status quo, MGO offers a supportive setting where you can take control of your career while still enjoying the mentorship to develop new skills in an environment where you thrive.


Want to learn more? Complete an application and so our team can reach out to you directly!


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