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Job #: R-00020311
Location: Tucson, AZ
Category: Intern Other
Schedule (FT/PT): Part Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Corporate


Job Description:

Leidos has a job opening for a part time Accountant Intern in Tucson, AZ.

The position will require the Intern to work beginning the Fall of 2019. The intern will reach out to our internal customers and work with others in the Accounting Department.  The term (length) of the position will vary based on candidate, but expected to last 3 to 6 months.   This is a unique opportunity to join a progressive accounting team, immediately contribute, and learn along the way.

The Accountant Intern will be responsible for preparing balance sheet reconciliations, journal entries, reviewing accruals, preparing support schedules, and other accounting activities as required. Specific responsibilities would include working closely with project controllers while reviewing cost transfers.  The Intern will learn compliance requirements related to administrative policies, internal controls, accounting policies, etc.  The Intern should possess the skills to identify issues and resolve matter in a timely manner.

-Pursuing a Bachelor's in Accounting from an accredited university, with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
-Familiar with basic accounting principles, specifically, a basic understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
-Must be self-motivated and willing to independently study concepts and policies with the goal of shortening the learning curve.
-Strong computer skills including moderate level experience with Microsoft Excel and a basic understanding of General Ledger software programs.
-Should have a flexible work schedule and the ability and willingness to work additional hours during surge or accounting close weeks.
-US citizenship or Permanent Resident is required.

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Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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