Accounting Intern (Summer 2024)

Draper, UT, US, 84020

Staker Parson Companies

 

 

Job ID:  493964

 

Staker Parson Companies, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division; Our purpose, commitment to the future, and formula for growth is to champion the safety, empowerment, and development of our employees.  We strive to be the preferred source of quality sand, rock, landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving and construction services.  We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect, innovation, service, sustainability, and financial strength.   

 

Position Description

Position Overview

 

Staker Parson, a CRH company, offers full-time accounting internships for a few exceptional candidates.  The summer intern program is designed to provide an opportunity for a candidate to assess CRH as a future employer and for CRH to assess a candidate’s skills and long-term career fit at the company.  As a summer intern, you will strengthen your accounting skills through practical application and will have opportunities to make a direct impact on the organization.  At the end of the summer internship, you will be able to showcase your work and key learnings to business leaders.  We hire students with leadership potential, strong analytical skills, and a passion for the building materials and construction business.

 

The summer internship program is a roughly twelve (12) week program consisting of various assignments designed to provide wide exposure across our company’s accounting functions and business intelligence projects.  Intern assignments start in early to mid-May and will conclude in August.  Part of the assignments will be in Northern Utah, working in our Draper office with occasional visits to our Ogden office or operational sites and the other part of the assignments may be remote.  The various assignments will be in the following areas:

 

  1. Transactional Shared Services Accounting / Procurement
  2. Operational Accounting
  3. BI Development & Analytics

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

 

  • Assist with weekly production recording and reporting
  • Assist with month-end close tasks
  • Provide support in developing, revising, and analyzing data for all areas of business
  • Assist with other general accounting and office tasks, such as data entry
  • Provide support in accounts payable, receiving, procurement, billings, or accounts receivable
  • Support the BI team with SQL, automation, statistical analysis, and storytelling
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

 

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform essential functions.

 

Requirements

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting
  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate as a sophomore or higher
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 on a 4.0 scale
  • Willing to work out of our Draper office with occasional visits to our Ogden office and operational sites
  • Able to work remotely for part of the rotation as deemed necessary and designated by management

 

Ideal Candidates

  • Familiarity with basic accounting principles
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Demonstrated integrity
  • Team player orientation
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently

 

Key Competencies

  • Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; accepts responsibility for own actions.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance.

 

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to signal and handle equipment. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move anywhere up to 25 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

 

Work Environment

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Office Setting

 

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 Americas Offers You

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

 

About CRH Americas

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

 

Staker Parson Companies is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

 

Date:  Mar 29, 2024


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