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Financial Accounting Intern

Date: Aug 30, 2021

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated has an opening for a non-seasonal Financial Accounting Intern in the Segment Reporting Department at its corporate headquarters in Carthage, MO.  This position will work at least 20 hours per week during the school year, with the possibility of additional hours during the summer months.  The internship will provide hands-on experience with the company’s accounting systems and will allow the individual to gain an understanding of the company’s operations.


Essential Responsibilities

  • Prepare and analyze accounts to ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Assist in the preparation of the company’s consolidated financial statements and internal management reports
  • Other various projects which can include assisting in the preparation of the company’s shareholder reports, assisting outside auditors with analyses of accounts, and day-to-day contact with division accounting staffs, operating managers and other corporate staff departments   



  • Must be a college student seeking a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting, with an anticipated graduation date no earlier than December 2022
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and other Office products
  • GPA of 3.3 or higher is desired

We are looking for a numbers person who can work well under pressure, with the ability to adapt in a constantly changing environment while contributing positively in a team environment. If you pride yourself in being organized and professional, then this may be the job for you!



Who we are and what we offer:


Bright students are welcome and wanted in Doors, Leggett & Platt’s 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:


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