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Summer Internship - Accounting Job

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Date: Jan 17, 2019

Location: Renton, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks.  PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates.  PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Division Information

PACCAR Parts is the global provider of aftermarket parts and services to support Kenworth, Peterbilt, DAF and TRP dealers around the world.  This includes 18 distribution centers globally that support 2,200 dealerships and over 1,000,000 customers.  Aftermarket support includes world class customer centers that deliver industry leading uptime in conjunction with our outstanding supply chain that delivers record levels of inventory availability for dealers and customers. 

Requisition Summary

PACCAR Parts is searching for talented individuals to join our 2019 Summer Accounting Internship Program! The Puget Sound area is home to several PACCAR divisions. The Accounting Internship Program will place selected candidates in our various Accounting Teams in Bellevue WA, Renton WA or Algona WA. We are pleased you are seeking an internship with PACCAR and wish you the best of luck!

Internships include unique learning opportunities:

  •     Learn first-hand from the industry's top professionals
  •     Work directly with Senior Managers and Controllers
  •     Develop mentoring relationships with experienced accountants
  •     Gain valuable hands on experience

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Preparing assigned monthly journal entries in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Completing general ledger account reconciliations and reports monthly. Follow-up on issues and resolves outstanding items as required.
  • Preparing accurate month-end financial reports timely.
  • Analyzing sales, cost and margin trends and variances.
  • Performing and/or assisting with assigned distribution center statistical inventories.
  • Participating in internal control reviews including Sarbanes Oxley testing.
  • Special projects as assigned.  Special projects/assignments include book-to-perpetual inventory reconciliation, DSP inventory reconciliation, participation in dealer coupon audits, EDI transaction coordination, intercompany payables process improvements, DSP aging root cause analysis, and regression analysis on sales and margins.

Skills / Competencies

The skills that are important to be successful in this position are as follows:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Resourceful and a self-starter.
  • Strong professionalism.
  • Analytical thinking.
  • Sense of urgency.


Bachelor's Degree In Progress 

Additional Job Board Information

If you would like more information about what makes PACCAR an excellent place to work, please visit the PACCAR Career Site.

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected/Veteran/Disability.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

Job Segment: Accounting, Part Time, Seasonal, Accounts Payable, Developer, Finance, Retail, Technology

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