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Financial Systems Intern

Date: Oct 20, 2021

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated has an opening for a non-seasonal Financial Systems Intern in the Record to Report (R2R) Business Process Department at its corporate headquarters in Carthage, MO.  The R2R Department is part of Leggett’s Corporate Accounting team and provides support for Accounting & Finance teams across the company. 


This position will be a 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

  • Perform recurring monthly tasks (such as journal entries and report reviews) to close our financial systems, while ensuring compliance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Assist in the preparation of consolidated financial statements and internal management reports
  • Support end-users in the R2R workstream with system questions and issues
  • Other various projects which can include assisting in updates of our financial systems, assisting internal and external auditors with support for our control environment, and day-to-day contact with several end-users in the R2R workstream   



  • 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 and 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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