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University of Iowa Community Credit Union Accounting Intern in North Liberty, Iowa

Position Summary


GreenState Credit Union's internship opportunity will immerse you into GreenState's fun and fast paced environment! As a valuable member of our team, you will provide direct support to your assigned team by owning the outcome for a variety of projects. We want your internship to be educational, meaningful, and exciting! As an intern, you will gain a better understanding of the roles in your department and be well prepared for work in the financial industry in the future. You will also have opportunities to work with GreenState members, other departments, and staff.

The Accounting & Finance Department are looking for a Summer Intern to assist with our Accounts Payable and Fixed Assets project. This project will include reviewing current list of assets in our system, cross referencing to available data, updating and disposing when necessary, reviewing physical records and converting to digital records. This project may include physical examination of assets. Our Summer Intern will also learn about the Accounts Payable process while assisting in updating vendor information such as W9s, reviewing and tagging invoices in our Accounts Payable system, and working cross functionally to enhance the AP workflow.

The ideal candidate is a junior pursuing a bachelor's in Accounting, independent but able to work as part of a team towards a shared goal, eager to learn various areas of the Accounting and Finance roles and make an impact.

This is a paid 12-week internship, with a wage of $15.00/hr. Program dates will be May 20th, 2024 - August 9th, 2024.


At GreenState, we exist to create lasting value for those we serve. We do this by putting immense value into our employees, members and communities. We empower our employees to create endless opportunities, which will then impact the lives of our members and enhance the vitality of our communities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Adheres to the Credit Union's core values in serving with truth, trust, mentoring, openness, risk-taking, communication, giving credit, integrity, caring, and respect in carrying out the GreenState's mission and vision.

  • Demonstrates a positive member service (internal and external) focus at all times, greeting members and guests with a smile and eye contact immediately upon their arrival. Consistent usage of the members name during contact and always thanking them for their business.

  • Demonstrates teamwork in all interactions with coworkers and in the completion of all duties and responsibilities.

  • Ensures confidentiality of member information.

  • Assists with planning, coordination and execution of department events as directed by the appropriate staff member.

  • Provides a variety of administrative and clerical support regarding respective departmental and organizational projects and tasks.

  • Interacts with both internal and external GreenState parties including, but not limited to, fellow employees, department leaders, members, and vendors in the pursuit of departmental and organizational objectives.

  • Plays a vital role in enriching the community by participating in community service organizations and/or Credit Union sponsored events on an annual basis.

  • Performs any other duties as may be required to meet Credit Union objectives.

  • This job description does not list all the job duties. Intern may be asked to perform other duties by the staff or supervisor. Intern will be evaluated on performance of the projects listed as well as interaction with employees and clients. Work hours and project specifics will be negotiated with each candidate.

Job Requirements/Expectations

Job Requirements:

  • Reports to work punctually, works all scheduled hours, and works overtime as necessitated by business demand. Job will require a non-traditional workweek with extra hours including evening and/or weekend duties.

  • Must be a current student in good academic standing.

  • Enthusiasm about knowledge acquisition and learning.

  • Good oral communication skills and the ability to produce written communication.

  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

  • Good telephone manners and techniques.

  • Ability to use and understand written material.

  • Ability to work with minimal direction and exercise sound judgment.

  • Ability to perform basic math calculations.

  • Strong analytical, oral, and written communication skills.

  • Proficiency with related computer applications, spreadsheets, word processing, and database applications.

  • Must be an undergraduate student entering their junior or senior year, prior to the commencement of the internship.

  • Must be bondable.

Reporting Relationship

Reports to Department Leaders as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position is not responsible for the supervision of other employees.

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

GreenState Credit Union is an EEO/AA Employer. M/F/Veteran/Disability. We strongly encourage minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply for openings with the credit union.#ID

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ID 2023-3510

Category Accounting

Employment Classification Seasonal