Accounting Intern - Summer

The JBG Companies Corporate Office
Bethesda, MD
Sep 24, 2021
Sep 26, 2021
Full Time
As a publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trust with a total enterprise value of ~$6 billion and placing 3rd in Washington Posts 2020s Best Places to Work List (for largest companies), JBG SMITH offers the perfect opportunity for an accountant to launch their career and continue to advance their skills. Already the largest REIT focused on the DC market, JBG SMITH is extremely well positioned for continued growth based on Amazons selection of National Landing in Arlington, Virginia for its new headquarters. The Washington Business Journal recognized this as the Deal of the Decade and it was described on the front-page of the Wall Street Journal.JBG SMITH is deeply invested in its people. In November 2019, we moved to our brand-new headquarters, walking distance from the Bethesda, Maryland metro stop. With a design focused on embracing new ways of working, feel free to work at a standing desk or take your laptop to the outdoor terrace and work by the firepit. Need a break? Exercise at the on-site fitness center or relax with a cup of Cold Brew Coffee from our office tap. With free Bethesda Bagels every morning or the variety of fruit, snacks, and drinks available in the office kitchen, we dont expect that youll ever go hungry. Competitive benefits, structured career mentoring programs, and frequent out-of-the-office team events ensure that you will be working in a collaborative environment that inspires you every day. The Company is also embracing hybrid work with two remote days a week. As a JBG SMITH intern, youll be given a hands-on experience that makes a real business impact and prepares you for a future career in Real Estate. Throughout the 10 weeks youll work one-on-one with your team to complete department specific project work and have the opportunity to attend development sessions and trainings curated specifically for our interns. Youll wrap up your internship with an end of summer presentation to our senior leaders and executive team. Come join our high-energy environment and be surrounded by the real estate industrys best and brightest. Ready to build your future here?Youre a detail-orientated and organized all-star who takes pride in your work and focuses on how to get tasks done right. You are a problem solver who is not afraid to break from traditional processes to create more efficient solutions. You are a self-starter with a disciplined approach and strong follow-through. As an essential member of a team that places emphasis on collaboration and a collective effort in completing team goals, you will never be alone in your efforts. Utilizing your excellent communication skills, you will have the opportunity to build relationships both within and outside the accounting department. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:+ Reporting to a Senior Accountant or Accounting Manager, youll work closely with project accountants to maintain financial records for an array of office, residential, and retail properties+ Prepare journal entries and financial statement reconciliations for a variety of accounting areas including accounts receivable, fixed assets, prepaid expenses, and cash+ Assist with month-end financial reports for investors, lenders, and other stakeholders + Adhere to SOX-compliant processes and assist in tax and audit procedures+ Perform other tasks or special projects as needed by the Accounting department + As a condition of employment, all external candidates must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated from COVID-19 as of your first day of employment, unless a request for an accommodation had been approved. Fully vaccinated means two weeks has passed since the last dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose shot.+ Pursuing a Bachelors or Masters degree in Accounting with a targeted graduation date (with 150 credit hours) between May 2022 through May 2023. + Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel+ Satisfactory completion of introductory accounting courses and a basic understanding of accounting and financial principles.JBG SMITH is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected class, in accordance with applicable law. ID: 2021-4404 External Company Name: JBG Properties, Inc. External Company URL: #home Street: 4747 Bethesda Avenue