2022 - Summer - Consulting Intern - Technology - Finance & Accounting Outsourcing

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2022 - Summer - Consulting Intern - Technology - Finance & Accounting Outsourcing

Charlestown, MA +4 locations
  • Responsibilities



    FAO Interns support the finance and accounting functions for small and medium sized companies in various industries. Interns work directly with clients to support all areas of finance and accounting, particularly in the areas of bill pay, billing, month-end close and financial reporting. FAO Interns also help client management review and analyze periodic financials to understand and explain fluctuations in clients’ businesses. Through this, FAO Interns develop a deep understanding of our clients’ industries and how the finance and accounting functions work within their businesses. FAO Interns also participate in and support FAO technology implementations for ERP, accounts payable, time and expense, and month-end close systems.

    RSM’s FAO practice prides itself on the processes and technologies they have built to remain efficient, scalable and to produce high quality deliverables. As an FAO Intern, you will learn the “best” way to design and support client finance and accounting functions, which is the core understanding required to become a valuable consultant.


    This is a hands-on position that requires extensive communication and coordination across multiple parties. Duties performed on behalf of clients include:

    • Manage Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions
    • Perform month-end reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts
    • Perform P&L review over client operations
    • Support FAO technology implementations by documenting future processes and assisting with system configuration
    • Provide recommendations on how to improve client and RSM operations
  • Qualifications
    • Required to be working towards a Bachelor’s in accounting or finance
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills are a must.
    • Ability to balance multiple responsibilities simultaneously plus excellent analytical and decision making skills.
    • Proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
    • Strong organizational skills along with the ability to meet deadlines.
    • Ability to adapt to change effectively.
    • Experience with automated accounting systems (preferred)

    You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective. Experience RSM US. Experience the power of being understood. RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.


  • Industry
    Professional Services
  • Locations
    Des Moines, IA • Dubuque, IA • Charlestown, MA • Boston, MA • Raleigh, NC
  • About Us

    RSM is the leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services to the middle market, which is the engine of global commerce and economic growth. With over 11,000 employees across the U.S. and Canada and a global presence in 120 countries, our purpose is to deliver the power of being understood to our clients, colleagues and communities. As first-choice advisors, we are focused on developing leading professionals and innovative services to meet our clients’ evolving needs in today’s ever-changing business environment.

    Through a supportive, caring culture, our people are empowered to be their authentic selves, make an impact, own their futures and achieve their personal and professional aspirations. Together, our people’s individual talents and diverse perspectives strengthen our teams and enhances the unique insights that we provide to our clients.