Accounting internships abroad may vary dramatically based on location and branch of accounting in which you want to specialize. Many employers will allow you to obtain firsthand experience in the accounting field in a new country, getting to experience the different standards and measurements of the field. While the two general tracks are financial and managerial accounting, your tasks might also include creating invoices and processing payments, reconciling bank statements, preparing sales tax returns, bookkeeping, audits, analysis, and research. Check out our list for a representative sampling of some of our many accounting internships abroad.
Accounting and Tax Planning
This Barcelona based accounting firm is looking for a general accounting intern. The intern will gain insight into European accounting practices and finance standards. He or she will have the opportunity to work on projects and assist clientele. Upper classmen and recent graduates with a background in accounting and/or finance are encouraged to apply.
Ideal Candidate: Rising Junior, 3.0 GPA. This placement is English friendly, with an intermediate level of Spanish preferred.
Accounting and Financial Services for Vacation Rental Company
This accounting internship abroad opportunity is with a company that provides vacation rental management services and technology to clients around the world. Sample tasks may include but are not limited to: assisting with day to day accounting and invoicing procedures, monthly statements, data entry, follow-up with clients to confirm services, organizing accounts and billing processes, eCommerce platform projects, competitive analysis of prices, conversion ratios to do with pricing, models to do with pricing, and more.
Ideal Candidate: Background in business, finance or accounting. Beginner Spanish acceptable.
Accounting and Auditing Intern for a Firm in Dublin
This is a chartered accountants and auditors based in Dublin city. providing Auditing, Financial Reporting, Accounting, Taxation, Tax and Legal Compliance Reporting.
Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will have some background experience of auditing and be of a mature, responsible disposition.
Loss Prevention Company working with Corporate Clients and Fraud
This company specializes in loss prevention and risk management. In particular, they work with corporate clients to prevent credit card, insurance, and banking fraud. Their software platform supports the full risk management life cycle from modeling and execution to investigation and oversight using three key capabilities: modeling tools, an execution engine, and monitoring & investigation dashboards. They seek interns with a wide array of computer, forensic accounting, and analytical skills.
Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will have a strong background in software, forensic accounting, spreadsheet analysis and/or law enforcement. Junior Class standing and 3.4 GPA in a statistical, actuarial, or business forecasting related major is required.
Accounting and fundraising for international aid nonprofit
This non-profit organization strives to provide humanitarian relief for victims of natural disasters. This internship will be to assist the growing charity manage its finance to ensure efficiency. There will be a variety of tasks designed to demonstrate and practice a full range of responsibilities involved in managing the finances of a large, nonprofit, organization. There will be direct supervision as well as opportunity to ask questions, learn, and grow as a professional
Ideal Candidate: An ideal candidate will have a background in finance and accounting.
All round Accounting role for CA firm
The chance to gain exposure from accounting professionals within a fast paced chartered accounting organization. You will learn everything from accounts payable and receivable to payroll.
Ideal Candidate: An accounting degree, major or minor is fine. An intern that wants a career in accounting and is passionate.
Accounting for a Transatlantic Business Organization
Growing into one of the leading transatlantic business organization dedicated to helping companies connect and build their business on both sides of the Atlantic.
Ideal Candidate: Ideal candidates should have a background in accounting and business.
Accounts Assistant Intern for Property Investments Firm
The Role Includes: * Book Keeping * VAT Returns * Filing and General Office Administration
Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will be an organised and diligent professional with previous knowledge/experience of book keeping - accountancy students will be considered. The candidate will be given the opportunity to gain valuable experience working with our new projects team analysing Multi-Million Pound Property Developments and financial models.
Work in the Financial Department of a Busy Fashion Company
Assisting the financial team with maintaining accurate and up to date A/P and A/R ledgers. Assisting the financial team with periodic bank, suppliers, customers and revenue reconciliations. Assisting the financial team with factoring
Ideal Candidate: The main skills required would be good maths competency, very good – excellent excel skills. Hard working attitude essential and attention to detail Knowledge of Sage 50 is beneficial.
Accounting and Tax Consulting Firm
This evolving business offers advisory, tax, accounting, book-keeping, company formation, and payroll services to clients throughout the UK and other European countries. Their services cover all sorts of accounts including limited company, partnership, tax return, self assessment (self-employed, rental, capital gain etc), tax investigation, VAT, tax rebate, etc. The accounting assistant intern will assist with preparation of accounts and tax returns for sole traders and limited companies, corporation tax return, self-assessment income tax return, child tax credits, working tax credits, payroll and employer annual return (P35 both online and manually), VAT registration and returns, PAYE registrations, 363 annual returns, compliances and filing accounts to HMRC and Companies House, and SMP, SSP, and other social security benefits.
Ideal Candidate: Candidates must have a good knowledge of Excel, Word and Outlook and experience with at least one of the major accounting software packages is desirable but not essential. Knowledge of foreign languages, especially Spanish, French, German and/or Italian, is also a plus. Additionally, it is a bonus if you have had management experience in a busy office environment.
Charity Providing Community Accountancy Services
This accounting placement is with a nonprofit that provides underprivileged and under-served communities with support services. This intern role is great for those looking to expand their accounting and bookkeeping skills with UK accounting systems in a nonprofit setting. Tasks may include assisting the bookkeeper in maintaining accurate books, using accountancy software to prepare financial reports for clients, preparing draft accounts for audit and independent examinations, preparing payroll, developing full cost recovery models.
Ideal Candidate: The role requires an educational background and/or experience in accounting as well as strong administrative skills and discretion. An interest in nonprofit work is also beneficial.
Financial Consulting for a Multinational
This position with a large multinational firm focuses on financial management and accounting practices. The company is a leading global professional service company that helps organizations improve performance through effective people, risk and financial management. With 14,000 associates around the world, they offer solutions in the areas of employee benefits, talent management, rewards, and risk and capital management. Those looking to expand beyond their home country's operations will be able to explore financial strategies in a new environment.
Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will know how to mathematically calculate the financial risk as well as all other mathematical programs, be studying actuarial mathematics, accounting or international business.
- 9.0 weeks
- 12.0 weeks
- 12.0 weeks
Accounting Internship for Italian Chartered Accountant
This Italian Chartered Accountant is seeking an Accounting Intern. Business is conducted in English, and provides all accounting requirements and services for individuals and LLC's, primarily American expatriates. General responsibilities will include bookkeeping, filing and understanding accountancy documents, creating internal reports for foreign clients, and obtaining a general knowledge of the Italian fiscal and accounting systems. Some off-site work may be available, in client office locations. There will also be the opportunity to work with various Italian governmental agencies, giving the intern a better understanding of the overall Italian system of government. The office is very well located in central Milan, which will provide the opportunity to work in a very desirable neighborhood.
Ideal Candidate: The intern should be an accounting student interesting in a learning experience that will help them understand the Italian accounting system. The accounting system in Italy differs from that in the US as there are some aspects of law associated with it, as well as some minimal aspects of finance.
Accounting for a Fashion Photography Studio
This internship is located in an upscale photography studio and commercial sound-stage. A “thick skin” is required as you will be working with high profile photographers, models, ad agency execs and casting directors. This position provides accounting and business administration support to the company owner and sales manager.
Ideal Candidate: Highly organized and detail oriented. College class work and/or work experience in accounting & book keeping. Experience with QuickBooks and other CRM software required. Fashionable outlook preferred for this highly competitive placement.
- 8.0 weeks
- 14.0 weeks
Accounting internship with international fashion marketing firm
This wholesale apparel showroom, representing men and women’s brands from the UK and Denmark is looking for an accounting intern. It is a fun friendly environment that is open to innovation and thinking outside of the box. We strive to offer an educational experience were internship participants can develop skills relevant to their targeted career pathway. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is detail-oriented and interested in gaining work experience in an administrative and creative environment.
Compile monthly financial reports and prepare invoices for clients
Analyze expenses in conjunction with the month-end close.
Coordinate organizational and administrative tasks and support payables and receivables Bookkeeping, filing, day to day operations
Preparing shipping materials for clients Other special projects as needed
Ideal Candidate: Demonstrate working knowledge of computer software packages, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Word
Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
Possess multi-tasking and coordination experience Work both independently and as a team player
Positive with Can-Do attitude
Accounting for a Musical Conservatory
This Music Conservatory aims to promote individual, professional, and community growth through all genres of music. They make music accessible to people of all ages, backgrounds, and skill levels through their music instruction and concerts throughout the community. As the accounting intern you will assist in the implementation of a donations database to track donor information. Maintain excel spreadsheets and transfer data into the Salesforce data base. Work with Accounting , Development and Marketing groups and learn about the Grant Development program. Work closely with the Controller to review accounting procedures and transactions. Assist in writing policy and procedure manuals for the Procurement, Budget, Payroll and Financial close processes. Develop an understanding of how this documentation and process improvement helps this organization improve internal financial controls and how that will reduce business risks and streamline outside audits and reporting. Work closely with the Controller on budget preparation process. You will be learning each divisions business and cost structure. Work closely with the Accounting Assistant on billings and follow-up collection calls and invoice issues using the Quickbooks account ting software. Work closely with the Controller and HR Assistant to review payrolls and payroll change reports for accuracy. Learn about electronic timecard and approvals process using Paylocity (a leading payroll software) and assist the HR Assistant as needed. Light filing of Accounts Payable documentation which will teach how to support auditable transactions.
Ideal Candidate: Will be studying accounting or a related field.
Accounting for Theater Company
The Accounting Intern works closely with the Director of Finance in providing general administrative support and also assisting in the weekly accounts payable. The position is a good opportunity to gain skills in bookkeeping and non-profit administration in general. 20 hours per week.
Ideal Candidate: Rising Junior studying accounting or related field.
Accounting for Theater Company
The Accounting Department is responsible for all financial policy and procedures for each of our five theatres as well as several subsidiary operations. Description: Accounting Interns will work directly under the supervision of the CFO and Accounting team. Interns will be exposed to the major functions of the Accounting department including financial and other reporting, weekly settlement processing and reconciliation, payroll and accounts payable processing, receivable and cash management, box office auditing, and forecasting. Responsibilities: Organize physical and electronic payroll/other accounting records and documentation Assist in the preparation of weekly, monthly, and annual schedules and/or reports Prepare checks, invoices, and other accounting documents for mailing/emailing Utilize spreadsheets, databases and other computer applications to track and compile various financial and/or box office information Record/enter data into Excel and accounting system (Microsoft GP Dynamics) Various Human Resource and other administrative responsibilities
Ideal Candidate: Should be enrolled in an Accounting or Finance degree program Possess superior Math skills Must have Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of Excel Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer Excellent organization skills Good written and oral communication skills Excellent attention to detail
Finance/Accounting Intern for International Non-Profit
This international non-profit is looking for an intern to perform a number of tasks related to bookkeeping and accounting. An intern will learn how to use the Financial Edge software, and will enter financial data including vendor invoices and journal entries. Furthermore, finance interns will work with various types of spreadsheets, learn to do invoice coding, budgeting and schedule reconciliation. Daily tasks will include cash deposit and credit card donations processing, filing of paperwork and more.
Ideal Candidate: Must be studying accounting or finance
Accounting for Event Management Firm
This premier publicity and event management company works with celebrity clients, A list politicians and global personalities while they are in Australia. Accounting interns will work alongside the accounting staff and help with debtors, creditors, budgets, bank reconciliation, data entry, credit card processing and accounts receivable.
Ideal Candidate: Accounting and/or Finance Majors interested in gaining experience in accounting and book-keeping for a fast moving business.
Accounting for a Large Communications Firm
This firm is a leading Australian communications and technical service company. Tasks may include: Work with the business development team as they estimate and cost business proposals for B2B contract solutions, work on mergers & acquisitions projects, work with the corporate Business Development team, work with the CFO on corporate finance issues, analyze the budget for the next year and update their presentations with the new forecasts for the new year, doing a lot of work with Excel and assisting on a number of end of financial year projects and accounts, Work with the corporate office finance team, and deal with various accounting and finance issues for projects and new ideas.
Ideal Candidate: Major in accounting with classes is finance desirable. Upper level student with strong business skills is absolutely ideal.
Accounting at a Sydney Law Firm
• Process Accounts Receivable and Payable, and credit cards accurately • Analyze expenditure such as vehicle costs and mobile telephone costs • Prepare ad hoc budget reports • Learn the accounting software MYOB • Explore/assist in a wider base of operations such as HR, people facilities, accounts payables, invoicing, administration, etc.
Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will be interested in history, government, social sciences, anthropology, human rights or indigenous rights and have accounting coursework, research or volunteer experience to support an accounting placement.
Accounting Services Internship at a Startup Bakery
Work in a true startup, small business environment! Intern will be able to experience a combination of accounting, bookkeeping, reconciliations, invoicing, financial analysis (Cost of Goods analyses, productivity, etc), and inventory control.
Ideal Candidate: Ideal candidate will have Experience or at least coursework in accounting in order to be able to grasp Australian business practices. Student should have a great ability to find and rectify errors.
Accounting Internship with Hotel Booking Company
With an extensive inventory of over 170,000 hotels worldwide, this creative, dynamic and modern business explores the globe in search of the destinations that are bound to impress even the most seasoned travelers. From luxury lodges to exotic expeditions, they seek out the best possible rates and allow travelers to book directly through their website. Intern tasks may include: • Looking over our current accounts and checking for discrepancies • Arranging automated spreadsheet data of client returns amounts and rebates • Some involvement in the new development of the website incorporating the billing, accounting and reporting into an automated systems through the back end of the database and admin systems • Arrangement of client rebates and returns and ensuring all of this data is correct and up to date • End of financial year tax preparation and cross checks • Monitor trends in social media tools • ensure social media tools are kept up to date • Manage all social media campaigns • Manage presence in social networking sites including Face Book, Twitter etc. • Ensure feedback insights gained from media monitoring • Monitor effective benchmarks for measuring the impact of social media programs, analyze and review and report on effectiveness of campaigns in an effort to maximize results • Monitor competitor activity • Engaging in all social media dialogue
Ideal Candidate: The best candidate for this position will have strong accounting skills and a top notch, do it all attitude. Candidate should be willing to step into various roles outside of accounting (though accounting is the primary focus of this position) in order to help the team. A can-do attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit are absolute musts!
Accounting Intern for a Live Production Company
The children's musical group is well known globally, reaching an estimated global audience of more than 1,000,000 children across Europe, North America, Asia and Latin America with its tours, music and TV shows. The TV series has consistently been one of the top three most successful pre-school television shows worldwide. Sample tasks include: -Data entry into Excel Spreadsheets -Collating of receipts to match with spreadsheets to make sure that all claims have back up documents. -General Filing -Contacting people with account enquiries regarding their -Bi-yearly royalties -Re-structure of our payroll filing system, making sure we have all required paperwork for employees. -Keeping time sheets -Re-structure of the spreadsheet that keeps control of all the accounting folders and assets in archive. The intern will be able to get invaluable experience in the grass roots, hands on accounting of a production company and corporate subsidiary of a listed conglomerate and will be able to get an insight into TV and Live Events accounting.
Ideal Candidate: Upbeat personality with a background in business, accounting, finance.
Accounting Internship for International Philanthropy
Group of Sydney philanthropists on a mission to empower impoverished communities through education. Using education to break the poverty cycle, meet their own needs, and raise their communities up from poverty. Since 2009, this company has been working with countries in Africa in helping them become more self sufficient. This internship would be to assist the company in database research, accountancy projects, and office management.
Ideal Candidate: Strong candidates will have extensive background in accounting and experience in research.
This is a full service accounting firm with substantial experience, specializing in tax and audit services. They are looking for an intern to assist with the following tasks: -Provide accounting, reporting, tax and professional services to a client base made up of primarily entrepreneurs, small businesses and high net worth clients. -Prepare and review individual, partnership, corporation, s-corporation, nonprofit, and payroll tax returns. -Engage in accounting compilations and reviews. -Incorporate businesses. -Provide bookkeeping services
Ideal Candidate: The successful intern will have the following skill set: -Professional manner -Multi-tasker -Timely -Responsible -Team player -Accountable for actions -Asks questions
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- Fashion Photography
- Film Theater
- Finance / Economics
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- Graphic Design
- Human Resources
- Interior Design
- Information Technology / Computing
- Hospitality Management
- NGO / Charity
- Psychology / Social Sciences
- Sports Administration
- Video Production
- Web Design