Accounting Intern
Corporate | Chicago, Illinois

Who We Are

We’re a people-first organization. We value knowledge and learning. We believe in the power of connection and collaboration and we seek to build relationships that mean something. We employ some of the best and brightest in the industry and we work hard to maintain a culture that our people can be proud of.

Working For Primera

Our Corporate team is a talented group of HR, marketing, IT, finance and administrative professionals that band together to continuously move our company forward. Ever focused on providing a first-class client experience, we connect with people across the organization to support all aspects of our company’s operations.

Who You Are

  • You’re studying accounting or business. With at least one year under your belt, you’re enrolled in an accredited community college, college or university.
  • You’re a problem solver looking to gain hands-on experience working in an office environment. You’re detail-oriented and seek the opportunity to apply what you’ve learned in the classroom toward delivering unique solutions for real-world clients. Prior internship experience is a plus, but definitely not required.
  • You’re proficient with relevant business applications and skills. Microsoft Office – intermediate skill level in Excel in particular – proficiency is a must and basic understanding of ERP systems – is a plus.
  • You’re a people person. You’re friendly and have a sense of humor. Connecting with people is important. You’ll work side-by-side Primera’s team of accounting experts.

What You'll Do

  • You’ll apply what you’re learning. You’ll work with our team on all financial aspects of the project lifecycle.
  • You’ll gain well-rounded business experience. You’ll be mentored by experts in your field to enhance your current classroom curriculum. We learn by doing, so we’ll put you to work. You’ll be cleaning up our accounting database, learning about the project financial cycle, entering AP invoices, and producing client invoices.
  • You’ll enjoy what you do. You’ll work with great people, learn, grow and have a good time doing it.

Some of What You'll Enjoy

  • Resume-building experience in a professional environment that can help you launch a successful accounting career
  • A fun, inclusive, and collaborative environment
  • The fruits of employee-led committees focused on offering engaging social, wellness and community service activities all year long

Equal Employment Opportunity
Primera is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. Primera’s practices and employment decisions, including those regarding recruitment, hiring, assignment, promotion and compensation, shall not be based on any person’s race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, disability, physical handicap, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship status or other protected group as defined by law.

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