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2024 Accounting Sophomore Summer Internship

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25d ago

🚀 Summer Internship

New York

AI generated summary

  • Enrolled in Accounting/Finance/Business program, proficient in Excel including pivot tables and VBA, strong analytical skills, excellent communication, sensitive to confidential info, detail-oriented, adaptable, organized, self-motivated, problem-solving mindset.
  • The candidate will assist in designing shared resources to streamline workflows within various Accounting Sub-Groups, document detailed workflows to identify areas for improvement, and work on specific projects assigned by the sub-groups to gain a comprehensive understanding of the accounting team's core goals and responsibilities.

Summer Internship

Accounting & TaxNew York


  • We are excited to offer an opportunity for talented students to join the internship program at Schonfeld. You’ll spend ten weeks within an experienced accounting team within the Schonfeld Accounting division where you will be immersed in the culture and atmosphere of Schonfeld, working alongside talented professionals on high profile projects.
  • Accountants at Schonfeld take on a wide range of responsibilities and challenges. They assist with monitoring and maintaining appropriate financial controls, policies and procedures to support existing operations and continued growth of the firm. 


  • Enrolled in 4-year Accounting/Finance/Business Program
  • Strong working knowledge using Excel (pivot tables, sumifs, index match, etc.) VBA is a plus
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to work with large sets of data
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to articulate issues and solutions to different audiences
  • Demonstrate sensitivity and judgement in handing confidential information
  • Process and detail oriented with a strong work ethic and team focused attitude
  • Able to adapt to frequent changes in the business operating environment
  • Highly organized and self-motivated
  • An analytical mindset and an ability to come up with solutions to problems you encounter

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Accounting & Tax


  • You may help with the following projects:
  • Design & develop shared resources to streamline workflows of the various Accounting Sub-Groups (Compensation Accounting, Fund Accounting, Business Analytics, P&L Valuations, Management Accounting & Tax)
  • Document detailed workflow between sub-groups to identify areas of improvement & potential synergy
  • Specific projects assigned by various sub-groups
  • What you’ll do:
  • The Accounting intern will shadow various members from the different Accounting Sub-Groups to understand the core goals & responsibilities of the wider accounting team which include but are not limited to, daily performance reporting, month end payout estimate calculation & final month end Portfolio Manager (“PM”) Statements. Working with the various sub-groups will allow the candidate to get a high-level view of the lifecycle of a PM and how it translates into performance and the subsequent necessary reporting. It will also allow the candidate to focus on granular workflows & contribute to streamlining & improving them.


Work type

Full time

Work mode



New York