Accounting Intern - Fall 2024
East Lansing, MI 
Posted 12 days ago
Job/Internship Description

Position Summary:

As an Accounting Intern, individuals will spend several weeks in a training program consisting of both classroom-based and on-the-job trainings. Topics include member service, MSUFCU culture and philosophies, product knowledge, career development, computer systems, and compliance. This is a learning position which performs a variety of functions specific to the department that corresponds with the intern's field of study. This individual will be assigned a department specific project to complete during their time as an Accounting Intern. Accounting Interns will have the opportunity to meet with management and leadership to learn about the corporate culture while gaining hands-on business experience.

Work Location: Onsite; Working from MSUFCU Headquarters campus in East Lansing, MI
Work Schedule:
Part-Time 15-25/week; Hours will be scheduled based on student's school schedule and business hours (8:30AM - 5:00PM Monday-Friday)
Paid Hourly Internship -
Fall Semester with potential to continue into future semesters

An offer of employment with MSU Federal Credit Union and affiliates is contingent upon the agreed work arrangement (onsite/hybrid/remote) and work location. MSU Federal Credit Union may or may not be able to accommodate temporary or permanent changes to work arrangements or allow employment outside the city and/or state of residency in which the new hire resides at the time of offered employment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Verifies and posts transactions to journals, ledgers and other records/systems
  • Prepares reports, statements, and invoices for processing
  • Balances and reconciles general ledger accounts
  • Assists with internal and external audits, and NCUA Examinations
  • Assist in each accounting function including accounts payable, accounts receivable, etc.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Actively pursuing Associate or Bachelor degree in related field of study
  • Demonstrates empathy and a commitment to providing superior member service
  • Ability to assess member needs and offer alternatives
  • Displays high level of integrity
  • Seeks continuous learning and improvement through feedback and other means
  • Ability to be a self-starter and work successfully in a team-oriented environment
  • Open to change and to considerable variety in the workplace
  • High level of both written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to develop constructive and cooperative relationships with others, and maintain them over time
  • Ability to analyze problems and to arrive at a proper solution
  • Demonstrates a commitment to the community and giving back
  • Accepts responsibility and is accountable for high-quality results
  • Ability to cross-sell products and services as beneficial to members
  • Displays high level of creativity and innovation
  • Fosters a positive, energizing, fun, and diverse environment
  • Careful attention to detail

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • May be required to remain in a stationary position for an extended period of time.
  • Ability to operate standard office technology, equipment and tools, which may include many hours of computer and phone usage.
  • Occasionally needs to move about inside of office area
  • Exposure to potentially hazardous condition, i.e. robbery. Receives detailed instructions and procedures to be followed to minimize the exposure
  • This position is able to work in onsite working arrangements.


The above statements are intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be constructed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the rights of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his or her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind of level of difficulty. MSU Federal Credit Union is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the position.


High School (required)

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The 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)


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Part Time
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
College Credits Earned
Tuition Assistance
Required Student Status
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