2024 Summer Intern - Accounting

Date: Nov 28, 2023

Location: Broken Arrow, OK, US, 74012

Company: FlightSafety International

About FlightSafety International

FlightSafety International is the world’s premier professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations. The company provides training for pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 167 countries and independent territories. FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full-flight simulators and award-winning maintenance training at Learning Centers and training locations in the United States, Canada, France and the United Kingdom.

Purpose of Position

Interns will perform meaningful work alongside other talented professionals gaining insight to FlightSafety International’s culture and business philosophy. This paid internship is a 11-week program beginning on May 28, 2024 and ending on August 02, 2024. 40 hours per week will be expected of each intern.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Understands the overall concept of the company, including the brand, customer, product goals, and all other aspects of service.
  • Rotates through our divisions of responsibility and provides ideas to grow and improve the business.
  • Accepts designated, business-focus projects to research, propose ideas and solutions, and present final project during the internship.
  • Provide suggestions to management for improving customer service and internal processes.
  • Learns and becomes proficient on internal software systems.
  • Provide a timely, relevant, and accurate reporting and analysis of financial performance compared against historical budgeted, and forecasted results to facilitate decision-making and achievement of the budget and strategic plan
  • Work with Department Managers on budget and forecasts, including ongoing monitoring of performance and ad-hoc analyses related to their function. 
  • Identify, assess and communicate issues affecting profitability. 

Minimum Education

  • Must currently be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, working towards an accounting degree.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of application. Must be submitted on resume.

Minimum Experience

  • Fundamental knowledge of computer programs, techniques, and concepts for the area of application.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate program, working towards a Bachelor's or Master's degree (prefer rising undergraduate junior or senior)
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of application. Must be submitted on resume.
  • Task-oriented, organized, and conscientious.
  • Clear, professional written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong work ethic, self-motivated, positive, personable, and ability to develop relationships.
  • Must be proficient in EXCEL, Word, Outlook.
  • Must be comfortable with Excel spreadsheets, tracking, and analysis.
  • Excellent critical thinking/problem solving skills.
  • Ability to handle confidential information.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met and/or encountered by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma