FALL TERM INTERNSHIP: FINANCE INTERN, U Sports, Richmond, ON

Requirements

LOCATION: National Office, 45 Vogell Rd. Richmond Hill, ON
APPLICATIONS DEADLINE: August 6th, 2019
START DATE: September – December 2019

ABOUT U SPORTS
U SPORTS is the national brand for University Sports in Canada. Every year, nearly 20,000 student-athletes and 700 coaches from 56 universities vie for 21 national championships in 12 different sports. U SPORTS also provides higher performance international opportunities for Canadian student-athletes at Winter and Summer Universiades, as well as numerous world university championships.

OBJECTIVE
The objective of the U SPORTS Internship program is to provide students currently enrolled in collegiate / university programs with concrete experience of what it is like to work in the Canadian sport industry. Students will get hands on experience working in the different sectors of U SPORTS. Opportunities to complete challenging, yet rewarding assignments will be provided. It is the goal of the National Office that once students complete their internships, they leave with a better understanding of Collegiate Sport in Canada, develop the necessary skills to work in the industry, and feel as though they have left their mark on the U SPORTS organization.

Responsibilities

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Inputting the following information into QuickBooks Premier accounting software:
o AP Vendor invoices, staff expense reports, credits for vendors and assembling vendor invoices for cheque runs.
o Credit card transactions from card holder statements
o AR Customer invoices, credits for customers and emailing all invoices via Outlook
o Applying Customer payments (both cheques & online payments).
o Setting up new Vendors & Customers (as needed).
• Prepare deposit slips for all cheques to be deposited in bank.
• Document and maintain complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions.
• Help in preparing supporting information for the annual audit.
• Ad hoc reports and projects as required.

KEY ATTRIBUTES
• University degree or college diploma in Accounting, Commerce, or Business Management/ Administration – an asset.
• Knowledge of generally accepted accounting and internal control principles an asset.
• Demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy.
• Excellent written and oral communications skills.
• QuickBooks Accounting – an asset
• Excel (MS Office)
• Outlook (MS Office)

Application Details

HOW TO APPLY: Please send all cover letters and resumes by August 6th, 2019, to intern1@usports.ca, citing the position title in the subject line. Please indicate the top
three (3) positions you are interested in applying for. No telephone calls please. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be
contacted.

To be considered for these positions, all applicants must be currently enrolled in a program approved by a university or college and require the internship for
academic credit needed to graduate.

COMPENSATION: Performance based honorarium up to $1,500 may be awarded at end of internship term.

REFERENCES MAY BE REQUIRED UPON REQUEST