Amicus Therapeutics is a global, patient-dedicated biotechnology company focused on discovering, developing and delivering high-quality medicines for people living with rare metabolic diseases.
Level Up @ Amicus is our Summer Internship Program, created to give students an opportunity for experiential learning in a corporate environment. This is a meaningful, mutually beneficial program where students will bring innovation and drive that will help us reach our goals. In turn, our highly-skilled Amicus team will help students apply what they already know and broaden their knowledge base.
This is a full-time (40 hours per week) paid internship that will run from May 18, 2020 until August 14, 2020. For best consideration, candidates should apply by no later than February 9, 2020.
The Accounting Intern will be focused on U.S. and corporate accounting and will work closely with several team members in the Global Finance organization. This role will provide an opportunity to build relevant skills in a variety of accounting functions. The Accounting Intern will also gain exposure to and experience in a major ERP implementation project.
Roles and Responsibilities
The Accounting Intern is responsible for:
Helping with general month-end closing procedures, journal entries, reconciliations and other month-end tasks
Assisting with the preparation of ad hoc and other internal reports
Participating in the implementation of the SAP S-4/HANA ERP system through exposure to project meetings and assistance with various phases of the project such as master data and testing
Working on other adhoc projects as assigned
Developmental, Experiential & Educational Value (for Summer Intern):
Working with a global accounting organization and general procedures such as month-end close, journal entries and reconciliations
Building technical knowledge and applying accounting coursework through on-the-job training and responsibilities
Participating in a transformational ERP implementation project, including sitting in on project meetings and working sessions and participating in user acceptance testing
Qualifications and Background Requirements
Must be a current student to apply
Student working towards a Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Accounting or related degree
Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
Excellent interpersonal skills with strong communication, influencing and strategic thinking skills
Excellent time management and organization skills
Ability to multitask and meet deadlines
Team oriented with excellent communication skills
This position will be based at 600 College Road East, Princeton, NJ