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Financial Accounting Outsource Client Delivery Consulting Intern - Summer 2023

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FAO Interns support the finance and accounting functions for small and medium sized companies in various industries. Interns work directly with clients to support all areas of finance and accounting, particularly in the areas of bill pay, billing, month-end close and financial reporting. FAO Interns also help client management review and analyze periodic financials to understand and explain fluctuations in clients’ businesses. Through this, FAO Interns develop a deep understanding of our clients’ industries and how the finance and accounting functions work within their businesses. FAO Interns also participate in and support FAO technology implementations for ERP, accounts payable, time and expense, and month-end close systems.

RSM’s FAO practice prides itself on the processes and technologies they have built to remain efficient, scalable and to produce high quality deliverables. As an FAO Intern, you will learn the “best” way to design and support client finance and accounting functions, which is the core understanding required to become a valuable consultant.

This is a hands-on position that requires extensive communication and coordination across multiple parties. Duties performed on behalf of clients include:
Manage Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions
Perform month-end reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts
Perform P&L review over client operations
Support FAO technology implementations by documenting future processes and assisting with system configuration
Provide recommendations on how to improve client and RSM operations
Required to be working towards a Bachelor’s in accounting or finance
Excellent written and oral communication skills are a must.
Ability to balance multiple responsibilities simultaneously plus excellent analytical and decision making skills. 
Proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
Strong organizational skills along with the ability to meet deadlines.
Ability to adapt to change effectively.  
Experience with automated accounting systems (preferred)

The firm offers a competitive benefits package, base compensation, and an employee bonus program for eligible roles based on individual and firm performance per program guidelines. Base compensation ranges can be found between the ranges noted below in the posting, and an actual offer can vary based upon on role, hiring location, and qualifications. For additional information on RSM’s total rewards, visit our website at

If required by applicable law or client policy, you may be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an approved accommodation.

You want your next step to be the right one. You’ve worked hard to get where you are today. And now you’re ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you’ll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective.
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RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.