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Accounting Intern - Summer 2023

Apply Job ID REF8086L Date posted 09/28/2022 Address 155 Harlem Avenue, Glenview, IL Job Type Intern Job Status Non-Exempt

Are you looking to gain experience in Accounting with a Fortune 200 company?

ITW Residential & Renovation is searching for an exceptional student to join our Accounting  team as an Intern for May 2023!  We want to partner with you to help you gain valuable experience.  

ITW Residential & Renovation, a division of the Construction Products business segment, is a global provider of innovative fastening solutions that improve contractor productivity and building quality in the residential, commercial, and renovation construction industries.  Our products, which are positioned as market leaders and category leading brands, include wood to wood fastening systems (Paslode), structural wood fasteners (GRK Fasteners™), concrete anchoring systems (Tapcon®, Red Head®, Ramset®), underlayment screws (Rock-On®, Backer-On®), self-drilling screws (Teks®) and drywall anchoring systems (E-Z Anchor®).  ITW Residential & Renovation, one of the largest divisions of ITW, strives to exceed top and bottom-line growth expectations.

ITW’s products and solutions are at work all over the world - in deep-sea oil rigs, aerospace technology, bridges and wind turbines, healthcare, the spaces in which we live and work, the cars we drive, and the mobile devices we rely on. You are never, whether you know it or not, more than a few steps from an innovative ITW solution. In the words of a Mal Pancoast quote, at ITW, "You get paid to impact the world."


The Accounting Intern for ITW Residential & Renovation  will be responsible for Accounting tasks and projects as assigned.  This internship is designed to give a student hands-on exposure to a wide variety of analytical and specialized Accounting responsibilities including: Accounts Receivable, Cash Posting, Accounts Payable, and Financial Reporting.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Automate current manual reports using internal software.
  • Assist with preparation of monthly financial reporting.
  • Maintaining records, systems, customer accounts, and generating reports for accounting. 
  • Support of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable, and Division Audit Inventory process as needed. 

 

Expected Learnings:

  • Financial analysis and reporting
  • Data analysis and use of metrics
  • Inventory Management
  • Overhead budgeting 

Qualifications:

Job Requirements:

  • Rising Senior pursuing a degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Tentative timeframe of the internship is May 16, 2022, through August 5, 2022.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office with an emphasis on Excel (pivot tables, v-lookup, macros, etc.).
  • Coursework and/or understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), budgeting, balance sheets, cost control principles, and Federal and State financial regulations.
  • Ability to analyze, summarize and interpret financial data.

Job Competencies:

  • Critical Thinking & Decision Making: Ability to make logical and sound decisions and to know when to act independently and when to seek assistance.
  • Curiosity & Learning Orientation:  Actively identifying new areas for learning and applying newly gained knowledge/skill on the job.
  • Drive to Excel:  Driven to succeed and willing to go the extra mile.  Perseveres in the face of obstacles and challenges.
  • Interpersonal Skills & communication:  Ability to work collaboratively and partner well with others, express oneself verbally and in writing, and listen well. 

ITW is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

We do not accept unsolicited resumes. To be considered an applicant, please apply online to a specific job posting.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application system process due to your disability, please click here for information on how to contact us directly. 

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

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At ITW, we value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences, and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

Equal Opportunities

ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Read more information here.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access this online application system process due to your disability, please email corp_accessibility@itw.com to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.