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Summer Intern- Accounting, Knoxville

Knoxville, TN, US, 37914

Harrison Construction Company


Job ID:  410740


Since 1947, Harrison Construction Company, a CRH company, has been the preferred source for ground-level site construction throughout eastern Tennessee and western North Carolina. Committed to quality, service and safety, our integrated products and services enable us to build and manage site development projects from concept through construction.  In addition, by being a part of the CRH family, we are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that come together to form CRH.  CRH is the number one asphalt producer and paver, the largest aggregates producer and the second largest ready-mix producer in North America. We are also the number four cement producer in North America and a leader in Canada. CRH operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Position Overview


Harrison Construction Company is seeking an Accounting Intern desiring to gain knowledge of PP&E. The hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00am-4:30pm for the summer.


Essential Duties and Functions


  • Reconciling Fixed Asset accounts
  • Assists in preparing CapEx requests
  • Preparing JEs to record DD&A
  • Maintains supporting documentation for Additions/Disposals
  • Scanning and Filing documents according to pre-existing systems
  • Other duties may be assigned as required




  • High school diploma or GED
  • Working towards a Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in Accounting from a college or technical school; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be proficient with Windows, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Solid understanding of Basic Account Principles required
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to multi-task
  • Able to work independently with attention to detail
  • Able to follow direction and work effectively individually or in a team environment
  • Able to respond to stressful situations, co-workers, and customers in a professional, courteous manner
  • Ability to effectively prioritize assignments to meet long-term and short-term deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels within the organization  
  • Ability to analyze, consolidate, and interpret financial data
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent computer skills and proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, and volume
  • Computer Skills:  To perform this job successfully, an individual should be able to type and use keyboards accurately and be skilled in Microsoft Office Suite and Database software
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Attitude/cooperation: always maintaining courteous and professional manner with co-workers, customers and public. 
  • Must adhere to Code of Business Conduct.
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.
  • Strict adherence to Company policies and procedures as outlined in the Company Book of Policies.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required. 
  • Timely and regular attendance in an office environment is an expectation of this position. Employees will be held accountable for adhering to their workplace schedule.


  • Excellent computer skills and proficient in Word and Excel
  • Must submit to a drug screen and criminal background check
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States 





Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively to customers or employees of organization.


Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Physical Requirements


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Physical ability to sit, mobilize fingers and hands in such a way that keypunching and calculator can be utilized.
  • Bending and squatting may be required as filing is a necessity.
  • Hearing and speaking in such a way that communication is applied via one on one, via phone, via email.
  • Other physical demands that may be utilized but may be modified to fit individual needs: twisting, reaching, standing, walking.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to climb or balance.  The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move more than 25 pounds or as required. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.



The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Harrison Construction Company, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date Posted:  Jun 18, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Knoxville

Job Segment: Database, Technology