2022 Summer Intern: Technical Accounting Intern

Intern St Louis, Missouri Posted 10/19/2021 Areas of interest: Finance and Accounting, Financial Analysis, Intern Requisition Number: 290284BR GGN100
At a Glance
  • You’re a motivated rising junior or rising senior student with a 3.0 GPA or higher seeking a degree in one of the following areas listed below from an accredited college or university:
    • Finance
    • Accounting
  • This is a learning-intensive program designed to give you essential business insights and hands-on experience in your field of choice. It’s a full-time, 10-week commitment from June 1, 2022 through August 5, 2022.
  • Benefits include professional development sessions, networking opportunities, and mentorship.

The Spectrum Internship Experience
You have clear aspirations and are seeking a summer internship program that will help you meet them. Find it at Spectrum, named one of the Top 100 Internship Programs in the United States by WayUp.


Our internships are designed to provide:
  • Opportunities to gain new skills and elevate the ones you already have, all in a robust and forward-thinking business setting.
  • First-rate, hands-on experience in the telecommunications industry.
  • Opportunities to connect you with people who can give you a better understanding of the industry and help you accomplish real goals you can add to your résumé, this includes assigning you a formal mentor and interactions with senior executives.

What you can expect in this role
As a Spectrum Intern, you’ll be essential to two teams — your respective department and your Intern peer group. Department and team-focused projects account for about 80% of your schedule. You’ll spend the other 20% on professional development sessions and networking activities, including the Kickoff Conference on June 1, webinars, community service, cross-functional project, and final presentations.

Internship responsibilities may include
  • Charter's Technical Accounting Intern will have the opportunity to support the Technical Accounting team in project-based work such as:
  • Implementation of new accounting pronouncements, including past pronouncements such as ASC 842 Leases, ASC 326 Financial Instruments - Credit Losses, and ASC 606 Revenue
  • Supporting and interacting with various departments throughout the Company, including Corporate Accounting, Tax, and Internal Audit
  • Reviewing significant and complex contracts and accounting arrangements for the appropriate accounting and presentation of conclusions to key company personnel
  • Accounting system configuration and implementation, data validation, and integrations
  • Designing and implementing controls and processes under Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Testing account balances and transactions for accurate and complete accounting results, including preparing sample designs, error extrapolations, and materiality considerations, as well as documenting related conclusions
  • Preparing whitepapers and memorandums for significant accounting transactions, including new debt issuances and investments
  • Assisting the Financial Reporting Department in preparing and reviewing materials and footnotes for quarterly SEC filings

Here’s what it takes to get started

Required qualifications
  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited College or University completing a Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Degree
  • Must have at least a 3.0 GPA or greater in current program
  • Ability to travel locally to Spectrum Intern development events and activities throughout the program
  • Authorization to work in the U.S. without restrictions or need for future sponsorship


Preferred qualifications
  • Currently enrolled in degree program in field of study and planning to pursue a CPA license
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
  • Highly organized; ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Project and time management skills
  • Works well in a team environment

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