Budget/Finance Office Support Intern - OCIT Budget/Finance Division (unpaid internship)
Name and Location of Agency/Department Requesting Intern:
County Executive Office
Information & Technology
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Functions of Agency/Department:
OCIT provides a variety of IT services to County agencies/departments. The current OCIT's role in the Orange County IT system is to (1) provide leadership in Countywide strategic IT initiatives, and (2) provide shared IT data services and telephone services.
Duties include assisting staff with day-to-day activities within a governmental department. Students or recent graduate will perform basic accounting tasks as well as activities that may include application of higher-level skills acquired through academic training or experience. Duties may include one or more of the following:
Update IT finance reports & create budget/finance binders
Assist with accounts payable and receivable activities
Proofread statistical data & assist with file organization
Provide staff support with fixed asset, petty cash and credit card activities
Assist with data entry for work request reports
Reconcile financial reports
Take meeting notes
Provide office support with filing, printing and photocopy of budget/finance reports
This position is best suited for students or recent graduates, majoring in or having a strong interest in accounting and/or finance.
Skills, Training or Qualifications:
The ideal candidate has excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to research information using various resources in order to prepare reports and other correspondence; experience with Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio; ability to organize and prioritize various projects and meet deadlines; and work experience in a fast-paced environment. Professional appearance and business attire are required.
Minimum 15 - 20 hours per week for 3 - 6 months. Hours must be scheduled during regular business hours (Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.). Interns able to schedule the maximum hours/duration listed for the internship generally gain a more in-depth experience.
Benefits Available to Intern:
Although the internship is an unpaid position that does not lead to permanent employment or include employee benefits, students and recent graduates are offered an excellent opportunity to:
Build resumes/work history and explore career options
Apply skills and knowledge acquired in an academic setting to the workplace
Making Orange County a safe, healthy, and fulfilling place to live, work, and play, today and for generations to come, by providing outstanding, cost-effective regional public services.
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