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Intern - Accounting

Company: Lamar Advertising Company
Location: Grosse Tete
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Our Corporate office in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is looking for an accounting intern to begin over the summer and carry into the Fall and Spring semesters. Intern has the ability to work full-time during summer and semester breaks if desired. Ideally, the intern would work 20 hours per week during school semesters.
Lamar's Accounting Intern will have the opportunity to gain hands-on accounting experience and learn about the various aspects of the accounting function at a publicly traded company. The Accounting Intern will work directly under the supervision of the Accounting Manager but will assist other members of the Accounting, Finance, and Tax teams as needed.
This is a part-time, paid internship at $15 / hour -with a Monday - Friday work schedule. Interns have the ability to set their own schedule around their college courses and other commitments.
Who we are: -
Founded in 1902, Lamar Advertising Company is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in the world. With over 351,000 displays across the United States and Canada, Lamar is dedicated to helping both local businesses and national brands reach broad audiences every day.
We provide ad space through:

  • Billboards
  • Interstate logos
  • Handpainted murals
  • Transportation and airports
  • The largest network of digital billboards in the United States

    We live by the Golden Rule, and we operate with honesty and integrity in every aspect of our business. We are open with our employees, transparent with our customers, and loyal to the communities in which we serve. While Lamar is a large company, each office has its own culture and family atmosphere, making employees feel connected both locally and nationally.
    We are committed to sustainable and environmentally friendly business practices and use a number of innovative strategies to reduce our environmental impact. We are actively working to reduce our annual greenhouse gas emissions and are projecting a 70% decrease by 2026 as a result of our efforts.
    Want to hear more about Lamar? Check out these videos:

    • About Us
    • Our Relationships
    • Giving Back Program

      A day in the life: -

      • Assist in the preparation of journal entries related to monthly and quarterly close activities.
      • Assist in financial statement review during the accounting close
      • Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations, including the preparation of multiple bank reconciliations
      • Generate reports and trial balances as requested
      • Analyze financial data as needed, including developing reports and verifying information
      • Assist the Accounting, Finance, and Tax departments as needed as it relates to department deadlines or special projects

        What we expect from YOU: -

        • Ability to work in a team environment and bring a great attitude to the organization
        • Ability to meet deadlines
        • Ability to manage multiple assignments, prioritize, and adapt to changing conditions
        • Familiarity with the use of MS Office Programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc) and GSuite
          (Google Sheets, Slides, Docs)

          Education and Experience Requirements:

          • Pursuing Bachelor's or Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, or other business-related field required
          • Successful completion of Intermediate Accounting I and Intermediate Accounting II with
            satisfactory grades required

            Physical Demands and Work Environment: -

            • The primary work environment is an office.
            • The physical demands for this position include light lifting, seeing (with a focus on reading), sitting more than 50% of the time, talking, and walking.
            • Nights spend traveling, away from home, are less than 5%.

              Lamar is an EOE/AA: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans or any other State or Federally protected characteristic
              Disability Self-Identification: When applying for a job with Lamar, you will be asked to voluntarily self-identify whether you have a disability. Please take a moment to watch this video for clarification on why we're asking for this information!
              California Residents - Lamar collects personal information in the ordinary course of considering job applicants. This information may include, for example, name, address, phone number and other contact information, employment history and reference contact information, and any other information provided by an applicant to Lamar. - By submitting an application, you consent to the use or sharing of this personal information solely for the purpose of consideration for employment by Lamar. - Lamar will not sell this information.
              #CorpID -Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Lamar Advertising Company, Baton Rouge , Intern - Accounting, Accounting, Auditing , Grosse Tete, Louisiana

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