Accounting Internship

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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 11/15/2016

CNA Chicago, IL

Company
CNA
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
FIN00018F
AJE Ref #
576053088
Location
Chicago, IL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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THE ACCOUNTING INTERNSHIP PROGRAM IS A TEN-WEEK PROGRAM DESIGNED TO PREPARE HIGHLY TALENTED ACCOUNTING STUDENTS FOR A CAREER IN CORPORATE ACCOUNTING. THE PROGRAM OFFERS HANDS-ON TRAINING IN A VARIETY OF ACCOUNTING DISCIPLINES. STUDENTS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETING AN INTERNSHIP MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR OUR ACCOUNTING ROTATIONAL BUSINESS ASSOCIATE (ARBA) PROGRAM WHICH HAS BEEN AN INTEGRAL PART OF CNA FOR OVER 30 YEARS. GRADUATES OF THE ARBA PROGRAM HOLD A VARIETY OF POSITIONS THROUGHOUT THE ORGANIZATION, INCLUDING NUMEROUS SENIOR LEADERSHIP ROLES.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

INTERNSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE IN AREAS SUCH AS:

FINANCIAL REPORTING

INSURANCE ACCOUNTING

INVESTMENT ACCOUNTING

INTERNAL AUDIT

ACTUARIAL

UNDERWRITING

ACCOUNTING CONTROLS

TAX

EACH ONE OF THE ASSIGNMENTS WILL BE AN INTEGRAL PART OF THAT AREAS FUNCTION AND ACTIVITIES. THE EMPLOYEE WILL REPORT TO AN EXPERIENCED MANAGER AND WORK IN A TEAM OF OTHER CNA FINANCE STAFF. CNA HAS AN ESTABLISHED ARBA PROGRAM COMMITTEE THAT WILL OVERSEE DEVELOPMENT AND SET EXPECTATIONS FOR AND REQUIREMENTS OF THE INTERNS. EVERY INTERN WILL GAIN VALUABLE SKILLS, COMPETENCIES, AND KNOWLEDGE WITHIN THE CORPORATE ACCOUNTING WORLD.

IN ADDITION TO THE ON-THE-JOB TRAINING RECEIVED DURING ASSIGNMENT, EACH INTERN WILL RECEIVE CLASSROOM TRAINING SPECIFICALLY DEVELOPED FOR THE PROGRAM ON INSURANCE ACCOUNTING AND REPORTING AND CNAS SPECIFIC ACCOUNTING AND REPORTING METHODOLOGIES.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

MAJOR IN ACCOUNTING WITH A MINIMUM OF 12 HOURS OF ACCOUNTING CREDITS PREFERRED

A MINIMUM 3.2 GPA IS REQUIRED (OVERALL AND MAJOR)

EXCELLENT WRITTEN AND VERBAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS

DEMONSTRATED LEADERSHIP ABILITY

STRONG PROBLEM-SOLVING AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT SKILLS

THE ABILITY TO INFLUENCE AND DEVELOP COLLABORATIVE RELATIONSHIPS

INTEREST IN THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY

INTEREST IN CNA AS A LONG-TERM CAREER OPPORTUNITY

MUST BE LEGALLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES WITHOUT SPONSORSHIP NOW OR IN THE FUTURE

INTERN PROGRAM LOCATION:

CNA CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS IS LOCATED IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN CHICAGO AT 333 S. WABASH AVE, JUST ONE BLOCK WEST OF MICHIGAN AVENUE.

*APPLICANTS MUST RESIDE IN THE LOCAL AREA AND HAVE MEANS TO COMMUTE DAILY TO THE OFFICE LOCATION.

CNA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, DISABILITY,

MARITAL STATUS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR VETERAN STATUS IN EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Job: Finance and Accounting
Primary Location: United States
Other Locations: United States
Organization: FIN (Finance)
Job Posting: Aug 31, 2016
Unposting Date: Ongoing.

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.