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Accounting Intern - Buffalo

Company: Barrett Industries
Location: Tonawanda
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

Subsidiary: Barrett IndustriesMidland Asphalt Materials Inc. is one of the companies that operates within Barrett Industries Corporation, the Colas USA subsidiary that operates primarily in Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York. Midland provides advanced pavement preservation solutions for our customers' needs. We strive to provide the traveling public the safest roads while becoming the premier emulsion producer and pavement preservation construction company in the northeast. Midland's mission has been to strengthen and grow by empowering our people, fostering innovation, and utilizing new technology. To learn more about Midland visit

Throughout Colas USA, we provide competitive pay, outstanding benefits, career advancement opportunities, professional education, and extensive training for every employee. We pride ourselves on upholding the highest standards of safety, environmental conservation, and ethical conduct as we strive to grow our infrastructure products and services through empowering and developing our people, fostering innovation, utilizing new technology, and maximizing vertical integration at all levels of the company's value chain. To learn more about the Colas USA Family of Companies, please visit

Midland, and the rest of the Colas USA Family of Companies, is part of the Colas Group, the worldwide leader in transportation infrastructure construction and maintenance. For information on our international network visit Summary Under the supervision of our staff, the Accounting Intern can expect to participate in the preparation of journal entries, financial reports, analyze actual financial data, learn more about bookkeeping software, and assist with other accounting activities. You should be a motivated team player who can maintain efficiency and accuracy when multitasking.This is a paid Internship program and we will provide housing if needed. Our program runs from May - August for most students but successful internship could be extended. This program is a learning experience that a traditional student cannot gain in the classroom. Join our team!Main Responsibilities

  • Shadowing members of the Accounting department as they perform their duties
  • Assisting with research, filing, data entry, and recording and maintaining accurate and complete financial records
  • Preparing financial reports, such as balance sheets and income statements, invoices, and other documents
  • Working with bookkeeping software
  • Handling sensitive or confidential information with honesty and integrityRequirements
    • Must be actively working towards a bachelor's degree in Accounting
    • Satisfactory completion of introductory accounting courses and a basic understanding of accounting and financial principles
    • Aptitude for math, proficiency with computers, particularly Excel
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • High level of efficiency, accuracy, and responsibility
    • Motivation and strong desire to take on new challenges and learn as much as possible
    • The ability to work well with people in team settingsColas Inc. and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here to view theEEO document.If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to:
      • to meet the requirements of the role in which you are applying
      • complete any part of the application process
      • access or use the online application process and need an alternative method for applying
        Please contact Colas Inc. at 973-290-9082 or send an email

Keywords: Barrett Industries, Tonawanda , Accounting Intern - Buffalo, Other , Tonawanda, New York

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