Accounting Intern

Job Location US-PA-Philadelphia
Full time internship


Are you looking for a great opportunity with a growing company where you can gain real-world experience? Join us for an Accounting Internship this summer and learn how to provide entry-level Accounting and clerical support to the Philadelphia Accounting team.


ERT is a global data and technology company that minimizes risk and uncertainty in clinical trials, so our customers can move ahead quickly – and with confidence. We have over 50 years of combined clinical, therapeutic and regulatory experience as well as technology and process‑related insights. ERT’s headquarters is located in Philadelphia, PA with other ERT offices located in Boston, New Jersey, Pittsburgh, Raleigh, Germany, Japan, Switzerland and the UK.


In this role you will:

  • Complete Accounting-related and clerical tasks under supervision of the Accounting Manager or designee.  Examples of typical tasks may include:
    • Help with ad hoc and month-end Accounting tasks, such as account reconciliations
    • Data entry
    • Perform balance sheet reconciliations
    • Compose and input journal entries
    • File and scan journal entries
    • Support the Accounting, A/P and A/R teams with filing and other clerical assistance
  • Fulfill administrative tasks as assigned (including the filing of hardcopy and electronic records, set up of study folders, maintaining data in electronic systems etc.)
  • Perform daily duties as assigned and in compliance with Accounting-related SOPs/SWI's.

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description represent the major responsibilities of the position.  Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned, as required.  ERT reserves the right to amend or change this job description to meet the needs of ERT.  This job description and any attachments do not constitute or represent a contract.


Our ideal candidate will offer:



  • Pursing a Business degree (Accounting, Finance or related degree strongly preferred)



  • Microsoft Office applications (emphasis on strong Excel skills)
  • Aptitude to work with Accounting and Business software applications preferred; (familiarity with ERP systems e.g. Oracle or JDE would be a strong plus)
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Understanding of Accounting processes and concepts as learned in coursework
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to provide service at a high level

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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