Associate Staff Accountant Intern
Waddell and Reed - Overland Park, KS

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Job Overview:
This position will be working within the Mutual Fund Accounting Department with one or more of the following groups: Portfolio, Accounting, Financial Reporting and Tax. The Associate Staff Accounting Intern will assist in the daily operations involved in the various accounting and tax functions within the department.

Responsibilities Can Include:
Daily accounting activities for a variety of Mutual Funds:
Prepare and resolve reconciliations (i.e. cash, position, income)

Review daily expense accruals

Analysis of daily yield on Money Market Funds

Audit share balances between transfer agent and accounting systems

Review daily trading activity

Assist in security set-up records on accounting and reporting systems

Assist Tax area with compiling various tax reporting documents

Assist team members in tasks relating to daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly tasks as needed.

Daily and monthly filing duties

Assist in completion of audit and management reports at end of month and/or quarter

Special requests and/or special projects from management

Actively pursuing Bachelors degree in accounting

Must be detail oriented with strong analytical, time management and organizational skills

High degree of PC proficiency with experience using spreadsheet software

Ability to work independently, prioritize work, manage time and meet deadlines

Self-starter with commitment to error free work

Required Skills

Required Experience