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Finance Intern

Intresseområde (Area of interest): Alla områden Ekonomi Matematik

Uppdragstyp (Type of assignment): Jobberbjudande Praktikplats Söker jobb Trainee-plats

Beskrivning (description)

About the host company:

The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in Philadelphia is looking for two highly motivated interns for our internships focused on Finance and Marketing. An internship at SACC-Philadelphia is an excellent opportunity to gain knowledge about international business while expanding your personal network. The interns work closely with the Board of Directors but are the executors of the Chamber’s initiatives, projects, events, and most operational activities as well as ensuring the overall success and effectiveness of SACC-Philadelphia. By joining the Internship program you will

* gain practical experience that is not possible at the university 

* network and make valuable contacts

* strengthen your possibility for a great career

* develop personally and professionally 

* get the possibility to live and work abroad

We will offer you involvement in a highly professional environment where you have many opportunities to create networks, learn and develop in areas of your interest, helping you to shape your future career. Moreover, you will have the chance to bring your own initiatives and ideas and carry them through


Job Description:

* Managing the accounting (using QuickBooks) for the Chamber including events, membership dues, etc. Please observe this will all be done in English, following the US-based accounting system.

* Invoicing membership dues and following up on late payments.

* Work closely with the treasurer to ensure a long-term financial strategy for the Chamber. Deliver reports of current balance and other finance related information to the treasurer and to the board meetings.

* Keep membership database constantly updated and manage CRM system.  Membership recruitment and build membership relations.

* Create budgets for events to ensure a good strategy for profitability.

* Manage and build long-term sponsorship connections with potential sponsors and negotiate sponsorship deals. Be responsible for monitoring and making sure the sponsorship deals are followed through.

* Be responsible together with the marketing intern for writing articles in our monthly SACC-Philadelphia newsletter, our membership magazines Year in Review and SACC Philadelphia Update.


Required Skills:

Fluent in speaking and writing both English and Swedish. Being pro-active, self-driven and have good social skills. Candidates should have graduated from a university (or close to graduating) with a U.S. equivalent of a Bachelors or Masters degree. Basic knowledge in bookkeeping and budgeting is required. 

Preferred but not required: Previous work experience and/or internships within finance and previous work with financial software (QuickBooks, Visma, Fortnox etc.).

Sista ansökningsdag (application deadline): 2018-12-24

Arbetsgivare (employer)

Swedish American Chamber of Commerce Philadelphia

Finance

Philadelphia

http://www.sacc-philadelphia.org/

Kontaktperson (contact person)

Frida Holmkvist

frida.holmkvist@sacc-usa.org