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Saab Global
Installation in HQ

Co-Op, Accounting

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date: 31 May 2024

Job Description:

Saab’s US Accounting team is seeking an Accounting/Finance student who would be looking to grow their understanding of accounting in a global company.  This is a full-time, paid internship position based in Saab's East Syracuse, NY office for Summer 2024 (June – August). 

In addition to a competitive hourly rate, Saab Inc. offers a sign-on bonus to off-set housing expenses for Co-ops residing outside the typical office commuting distance.

Responsibilities and learning opportunities to include:

  • Gain experience supporting several functions including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general accounting.

  • Participate in month end close activities.

  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations.

  • Assist with internal and external audit requirements.

  • Complete special projects as assigned.

  • Receive clear expectations, constructive feedback, and structured time commitment.

Compensation Range: $18-$20/hr

The compensation range provided is a general guideline. When extending an offer, Saab, Inc. considers factors including (but not limited to) the role and associated responsibilities, location, and market and business considerations, as well as the candidate's work experience, key skills, and education/training.

Skills and Experience:

  • Enrollment in an accredited degree program focused in Accounting, Finance or related discipline.

  • Completed Sophomore year or greater at time of hire.

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.2 or better.

  • Willingness to learn and take on new challenges.

  • Strong interpersonal skills— the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

  • Proactive, organized, and analytical with high attention to detail.

  • Experience working in Excel.

Citizenship Requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Drug-Free Workplaces:

Saab is a federal government contractor and adheres to policies and programs necessary for sustaining drug-free workplaces. As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen.

About Us:

Saab is a leading defense and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 19,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. In the U.S., Saab delivers advanced technology and systems, supporting the U.S. Armed Forces and the Federal Aviation Administration, as well as international and commercial partners. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, the company has business units and local employees in eight U.S. locations.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.