Accounting Intern

Administrative/Clerical DULUTH, Georgia


Description

Position at Genuine Parts Company

Are you ready to spend your summer as a part of something special? Imagine being part of a company whose reputation for excellence paves the way for endless success. At Genuine Parts Company (GPC), people build long-lasting, highly satisfying careers and make a real difference in the community.

GPC has been driving success for over 90 years due to a family of 50,000+ dedicated, intelligent, and innovative employees. But this is the best part – all our businesses throughout the world emphasize the growth and development of our team members by providing opportunities for mentorship and advancement.

The role:

This is the ideal role for a student who is searching for challenging and exciting projects, professional growth, and fun networking opportunities with a Fortune 200 company. As an Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Intern at GPC, you’ll have the opportunity to process and handle internal and external customer transactions using proven accounting methodologies, while learning about a global distribution organization.

This is the right opportunity for you if you:

  • Enjoy using analytical and problem-solving skills to resolve AP/Ar issues while also providing remarkable customer service experience.
  • Thrive and excel with challenging deadlines and managing multiple priorities
  • Want to learn how a global leader in the distribution of automotive parts, industrial parts, and office products operates day-to-day

A day in the life:

  • Receive incoming calls and emails from customers to answer questions regarding their accounts
  • Research billings to intra-company & intercompany locations and facilitate corrections as needed
  • Initiate research request forms related to customer accounts for resolution by posting
  • Responsible for processing and maintaining information pertaining to customer account maintenance accurately and on time.

What’s in it for you:

  • Participate in biweekly Lunch and Learn events with company leaders
  • Attend a Braves game and volunteer time with fellow interns
  • Explore the history of the company through a multi-day orientation, complete with a tour of the Atlanta Distribution Center
  • Present your summer project to fellow interns and GPC executives

What you’ll need:

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, seeking degree in Accounting, Finance Business Administration, Economics, or related field
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

And if you have this, even better:

  • Excellent data entry skills and strong math aptitude
  • Great research, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated intermediate accounting ability

Why GPC may just be the right place for you:

  • Stable Fortune 200 company with a “family” culture
  • Environment that works hard, yet takes care of employees
  • Opportunity for accessing multiple career paths
  • Ongoing training and development, with support from leaders and your team

Additional information for you:

GPC has great careers for people with all backgrounds and interests. So, if after reading this, you don’t think this is the perfect fit for you, check out the list of other opportunities we have at jobs.genpt.com.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.