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Accounting Intern

Trimble Inc
Christchurch Christchurch, 8142 Canterbury, New Zealand
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jul 26, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Intern
Contract Type
Full Time
Your Position: Accounting Intern

Job Location: Christchurch, NZ

Our Department: Finance

Internship Period: 18th November 2024 - 14th Feb 2025

Recruitment Timeline: Interviewing May/June, offer by Mid-July

Are you looking to gain some exposure to accounting practices within a global organisation?

Trimble is a global technology company and our Christchurch office is home to over 400 employees!

Join our 2024/2025 cohort, for a paid internship this summer, gain some mentored practical work experience, learn some new skills and enjoy our awarding winning company culture.

What You Will Do

Join as our Accounting Intern this summer where you will be embedded within a locally-based and regionally focused finance team that analyzes financial information. Our team is responsible for preparing journal entries and the month-end balance sheet reconciliations for entities in the APAC region. During your internship you will get exposure to:
  • Month end accounting - Journal entries and Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Record fixed asset dispositions in our Oracle ERP system
  • Drafting year end financial statements
  • Rollforward workpapers for the new fiscal year
  • Corresponding with financial auditors
  • Performing analysis of financial information including the Profit & Loss
  • Supporting process improvement tasks

Please note: in this role you will be supporting our finance team with Year End preparation, this means that you will be expected to work in between the Christmas / New Year dates excluding public holidays.

What Skills and Experience You Should Bring
  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Accounting / Finance or similar at a New Zealand University
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Excel/Google Sheets
  • Efficiency to effectively meet tight deadlines
  • Flexible approach to working in a changing environment and can work well under pressure
  • Ability to analyze data and suggest conclusions/recommendations to others
  • Attention to detail
  • Curiosity and willingness to learn

About Your Location

Based at Trimble's main campus in Christchurch, New Zealand you will love our outstanding culture.

At Trimble, you'll find the inspiration and opportunity to be yourself and thrive. The global community of Team Trimble, including more than 400 people in New Zealand, are passionate about bringing new ideas and innovations to life and building a better, more sustainable future.

About Our Trimble New Zealand Finance Group

This position is part of the APAC Finance Team which covers entities in New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, and Thailand. As part of a global company, we regularly connect with accounting staff around the world.

About Trimble's Internship Program

As a Trimble intern, you will not only gain valuable hands-on experience, but you will also be given challenging, meaningful tasks that will give you insight to what it's like working full-time as a valued member of a team. Our internships are designed to prepare you for your career journey, while growing as a professional through lunch and learns, professional development courses, team building activities, and social networking events with other interns whether you are in person or remote. Over the course of your internship, we want you to feel like you belong, innovate, and grow personally and professionally. Join Trimble's community to have a global impact where we value you, your experience, and your skills to propel your career forward.

Trimble's Inclusiveness Commitment

We believe in celebrating our differences. That is why our diversity is our strength. To us, that means actively participating in opportunities to be inclusive. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion have guided our current success while also moving our desire to improve. We actively seek to add members to our community who represent our customers and the places we live and work.

We have programs in place to make sure our people are seen, heard, and welcomed and most importantly that they know they belong, no matter who they are or where they are coming from.

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