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Construction Accounting Intern - Seattle

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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  • You must be enrolled in a relevant degree program, 18 years old, committed to learning about construction, have strong communication skills, and be proactive and organized to be our Construction Accounting Intern in Seattle.
  • You will support project team with coordination, material tracking, file management, and progress reporting. Follow site signage and team instructions, provide progress reports, apply academic knowledge to work activities, maintain professional relationships, attend training, and comply with safety protocols.

Off-cycle Internship

Accounting & Tax, Banking & Finance•Seattle


  • Position Description: Assist in day-to-day supervised activities related to the accounting functions of a construction project to build foundational knowledge in construction management, business and project financial management, and project coordination and lifecycle. Where applicable, your assignment will support learning that applies to earning educational credits.
  • Essential Duties & Key Responsibilities: Depending on business need and location, the Intern/Co-Op will be supervised and assigned to work in the finance department located at a main office working in one of our many construction specialties


  • Enrolled and actively pursuing college or university accredited degree program or enrolled in a Co-op program, recommended majors include and not limited to Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, Accounting or other related field of study, and at minimum 1 year of completed education, and/or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Must be 18 years of age, to work at a construction project site
  • Desire to work in construction management and to learn about construction industry
  • Commitment to work standard business hours and overtime as determined by assignment
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills including student leadership, volunteerism, or other community involvement
  • Professional and clear verbal and written communication skills, in English language required
  • Ability to read and comprehend written information
  • Assume personal and professional accountability for own actions and activities
  • Proactive, curious, and eager to learn and participate
  • Able to work independently, with direction and supervision, and in team environment
  • Exceptional organizational skills with attention to detail

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Accounting & Tax
Banking & Finance


  • Support project team with meeting coordination, material tracking, file management, document control, and progress reporting.
  • Comprehend and follow project site signage and supervisor instructions as directed.
  • Provide progress reports to supervisor and be receptive to learning about construction management.
  • Relate and apply knowledge acquired in the academic setting to work activities.
  • Maintain professional relationships with employees, customers, clients, and subcontractors.
  • Participate in training, meetings, and orientation.
  • Comply with safety protocols, follow safety expectations, and wear appropriate PPE (Personal Protection Equipment).
  • Other activities, duties, and responsibilities as assigned. Based on the assignment, the following activities may be performed (longer-term assignments may gain more in-depth experience and exposure):
  • Assist with project start-up activities and provide support to Project Engineer, Project Superintendent, and/or Project Manager.
  • Assist with preparation and distribution of information for contract requirements to appropriate parties.
  • Assist with preparation of estimates for changes in work from subcontractors.
  • Attend project site visits to observe and document construction field activities.
  • Assist with preparation of and conduct correspondence and communication as directed to Architects, Engineers, vendors, and subcontractors in connection with performing their assigned trades.
  • Assist with project close out preparations.


Work type

Full time

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