Accounting Intern (Houston, TX)

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WM, a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.

I. Job Summary

The Intern position is within WM's Corporate Accounting Team starting June 1- August 19. The selected candidate(s) will be part of a dynamic team where you can add value but also learn, develop and move forward in your career! As an intern, you may work across a variety of accounting functions, including external reporting, corporate, field and landfill accounting. You will also develop relationships with team leaders and make an impact with your developing accounting skills. Ultimately, a successful Intern will be a problem solver who can use critical thinking and analytical skills to support and bring value to the work being performed within the accounting department.

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned and may vary by location.

  • Assists with drafting and validating accuracy of financial schedules, journal entries, financial statements, footnote disclosures.
  • Researches and reviews US GAAP and SEC regulations.
  • Reads and understands accounting policies and procedures and financial disclosures.
  • Coordinates with our external auditors for timely delivery of client prepared documentation.
  • Assists with the execution and documentation of internal controls; and
  • Communicates issues and roadblocks related to areas of responsibility.
  • Assists with special projects within the Accounting function, as needed.
  • Ability to think critically and communicate concisely, thoughtfully, and persuasively in person and in writing


III. Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory duties.

IV. Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience
  • Interns must have a High school diploma and be pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Completed Course Work Hours: 60.0 [This would indicate student is at least a Junior]
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
  • None required.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
  • Ability to work well with others across a variety of levels and skillsets
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Interest in business, accounting and finance issues, topics, and trends

V. Work Environment

Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Normal setting for this job is: office setting.

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More Information on Waste Management
Waste Management operates in the Other industry. The company is located in Houston, TX. Waste Management was founded in 2022. It has 20513 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 55 open jobs at Waste Management, click here.
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