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Finance and Accounting Intern

Date: Mar 7, 2023

Location: Wilmington, NC, United States

Company: Leggett & Platt

We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for a(n) Finance and Accounting Intern within our Specialize Products team to help support our Hydraulic Cylinders  business.  Over the last 45 years, PHC has built a reputation as a world-class hydraulic cylinder manufacturer through our superior quality control and innovation. PHC is a leading supplier of hydraulic cylinders for material handling, construction, agriculture, and transportation markets.  If you join our team, your work will ensure customers across the world have high-quality products they can use to keep their businesses running.


As a(n) Finance and Accounting Intern you will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with the company’s accounting systems and gain an understanding of the company’s operations.  Your contributions will have a direct impact on the business by ensuring customers across the world have high-quality products to keep their businesses running.  The team you will be working with is hard-working, and values team work in order to get the job done

So, what will you be doing as a(n) Finance and Accounting Intern?

  • Compile, consolidate, and conduct basic analysis of accounting and finance information.
  • Examine a variety of financial statements and transactions for accuracy, completeness, and conformance with accounting standards.
  • Conduct month-end close activities and reconciliations of balance-sheet accounts.
  • Maintain internal control documentation (Sarbanes-Oxley), along with process improvement efforts.
  • Serve as a liaison for non-finance leaders, providing reporting and analysis support.


To be successful in this role, you’ll need:

  • Must be a full-time enrolled student pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Must be able to complete a minimum of 8 weeks or a maximum of 10 weeks commitment
  • Must be able to complete 40 hours per week
  • Willingness to learn from others on the job


Things we consider a plus

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Hyperion HFM, SmartView or OneStream experience
  • Naturally curious

What to Do Next

Now that you’ve had a chance to learn more about us, what are you waiting for! Apply today and allow us the opportunity to learn more about you and the value you can bring to our team. Once you apply, be sure to create a profile, and sign up for job alerts, so you can be the first to know when new opportunities become available.


Our Values

Our values speak to our shared beliefs, and describe how we approach working together.

  • Put People First reflects our commitment to safety and care of each other, learning and development, and creating an inclusive environment of mutual respect, empathy and belonging.
  • Do the Right Thing focuses us on acting with honesty and integrity, delivering the results the right way, taking pride in our work, and speaking the truth – good or bad.
  • Do Great Work…Together occurs when we engage without hierarchy, collaborate as a team, embrace challenges, and work for the good of all of us.
  • Take Ownership and Raise the Bar demonstrates our responsibility to add value and make a difference, challenge the status quo and biases to make things better, foster innovative and creative solutions to drive impact, and explore new perspectives and embrace change.


Our Commitment to You

We're actively taking steps to make sure our culture is inclusive and that our processes and practices promote equity for all. Leggett & Platt is comprised of people of all abilities, gender identities and expressions, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, veteran status, and more. Join us!


We welcome and encourage applications if you meet the minimum qualifications. Even if you do not meet the preferred qualifications, we’d love the opportunity to consider you.


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