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Paid Seasonal Internship- Accounting with Portland Timbers in Portland · OR

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Kick off your sports career with the Portland Timbers as an Accounting Intern.
Selection for the Accounting Internship will be made based on applicable skills, experience and area(s) of education. Be sure to clearly demonstrate your skills, experience and area(s) of interest in your application.

The Portland Timbers Accounting intern will be responsible for assisting with basic accounting functions as well as provide reception and logistics coverage as needed during the week and on game days. The ideal candidate is highly self-motivated, has a strong work ethic, and has excellent attention to detail. The duration of this internship would be from early January 2020 through the end of the year.
  • Assist with accounts payable 
  • Assist in processing expense reports for staff
  • Assist with balance sheet reconciliations and month end close process
  • Take on special projects as directed
  • Help with clerical work, such as filing and data entry
  • Provide reception and logistics coverage, which will include assisting the administrative assistant, answering phone calls and greeting guests 
  • Perform other duties as assigned 
Required Qualifications: 
  • College student pursuing, or recent college graduate with, accounting degree
  • Basic accounting knowledge; understanding of debits and credits, journal entries, adjusting entries
  • Ability to work independently and be a team player
  • Strong computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office applications
  • Weekend availability required 
  • Availability to work all home matches 

About Us: The Portland Timbers enter their 10th season in Major League Soccer (MLS) in 2020. As the league’s 18th team that began competing in MLS in 2011, the Timbers play their home games at Providence Park, an iconic downtown Portland stadium reopened for the 2019 season following a sparkling, $85 million transformation that increased capacity to 25,218. The Timbers, who won their first MLS Cup in 2015 and advanced to a second MLS Cup in 2018, have sold out every league home game since joining MLS, a streak of more than 160 games entering the 2020 season.
Peregrine Sports LLC., is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. In less than 100 words, please describe your skills and experiences as they relate to this internship.

  3. Do you consider yourself to be a detail-oriented person? Explain.

  4. What level of accounting classes have you taken in school?

  5. What is your availability during the week?

  6. Are you available to work evenings and weekends for occasional reception coverage?