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Co-Op, Accounting, Spring 2023

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date: 28 February 2023

Job Description:

Build your resume and enhance your marketability with real-work, hands-on experience!  Saab's Finance team is seeking an Accounting/Finance student looking to grow their understanding of accounting in a global company.  This is a part-time (15-20 hours/week), paid co-op/internship position based in Saab's Syracuse, NY office for Spring 2023 (January – April). 

As an Accounting intern for Saab, you will:

  • 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.

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.

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.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to meet the following criteria: (i) pass a drug screen and (ii) be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus (unless granted an accommodation permitted by law and then in compliance with Saab’s requirements related to the accommodation, if any).

About Us:

Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 17,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

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.