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Financial Accounting Intern

Date: Aug 9, 2019

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt Inc. is seeking summer interns to join our Financial Accounting department at our Corporate Headquarters in Carthage, Missouri. This internship provides opportunities to gain hands-on experience in the consolidated reporting functions of a multinational manufacturer.

What you’ll do

  • Assist in the preparation of the Company’s consolidated monthly financial statements and internal management reports
  • Prepare and analyze accounts to ensure compliance with GAAP
  • Have day-to-day contact with division accounting staff, operating managers, and other corporate staff departments
  • Review the financial statements and supporting documentation of selected operating units

Minimum qualifications

  • On track to graduate with a 4-year or graduate degree in Accounting
  • Must have completed a minimum of 12 hours in accounting courses
  • Willingness to take initiative

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience with Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Ability to work independently and one-on-one alongside teammates

If you love the details of accounting this might just be the perfect opportunity for you. We encourage a culture of internal growth; we are seeking students who support others and are open to learning.

Who we are and what we offer

Bright students are welcome and wanted in Doors, Leggett & Platt’s summer internship program. Our interns gain real experience, working on challenging projects alongside experienced teams.  For more information, please visit

Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) believes in hiring the very best.  Since 1883, L&P has been creating a wide variety of innovative products that can be found in most homes, offices, and automobiles. Today our growing company consists of more than 23,000 employee-partners in 120 manufacturing facilities located in 19 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. Learn more about what life is like here:

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer

PLEASE NOTE: Applications will be reviewed through September 24, at which point our hiring process will begin. All applicants should expect to receive an update regarding their status after September 25.

Nearest Major Market: Joplin

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