Accounting Intern

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Feyen Zylstra is looking for an Accounting Intern for our headquarters in Grand Rapids, MI.  This role reports to the Controller.  This role is primarily focused on supporting the Accounts Payable (AP) function along with various project-based tasks. This opportunity will provide the Accounting Intern a glimpse into every day, traditional private industry accounting work within an energizing team environment. We are looking to hire this intern to work part-time during the school year and continue through the summer. 


Key responsibilities:

  • Receiving, processing, verifying and reconciling vendor invoices
  • Follow up on vendor statement inquiries
  • Setting up and creating new vendors
  • Review vendor statements and resolve discrepancies
  • Handle in coming vendor phone calls regarding payment inquiries, backorders, etc.
  • Interact with purchasing and other internal customers as needed
  • Assisting with various tasks in Finance


Key qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Two years of college course work completed toward a degree in Accounting
  • Prior AP experience in the Construction or Manufacturing industry preferred
  • Prior experience using AP modules in enterprise software preferred
  • Ability to work independently on projects
  • Skilled with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Basic math skills and attention to detail
  • Organized with solid follow-up skills
  • Good research skills and problem solving ability
  • Professional, customer focused, operates with tact and diplomacy

We offer competitive compensation, a safe work environment and the chance to work with a winning team in a great company culture.

Candidates are required to pass a drug screen and reference checking.

About Feyen Zylstra

Feyen Zylstra is different. Unlike a typical electrical contractor, we are a knowledge-based electrical services firm that specializes in complex industrial, commercial, and institutional projects with unique electrical demands. Headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan with offices in Detroit and Traverse City, Michigan, Nashville, Tennessee, and Charleston, South Carolina, Feyen Zylstra serves clients based throughout the country. For more information on Feyen Zylstra, please revisit our website.

Location: Grand Rapids, MI
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