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Bonadio Group, The Accounting Internship (Spring 2024) in Pittsford, New York

Our accounting internships involve actual accounting! Prepare for your public accounting career the right way—by working inside client teams that demand excellence under pressure. There’s no other way to know if you’re cut out to be a CPA. At The Bonadio Group you will be challenged to continually learn new skills, work in a high-paced environment, and provide exceptional detail and accuracy.

*The internship is for Spring 2024 (January 8 - April 15) with one of our service lines (Tax, Small Business Advisory, Assurance) in Buffalo, East Aurora, Rochester, Syracuse, Utica or Albany.

Work as an intern on a variety of firm-related and client assignments. Work under supervision of a performance coach and mentor on assigned audit engagements and develop relationships with other staff and clients. This role requires the ability to continually learn and use new skills, and to work in a high-paced, changeable client-service environment.

  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements in addition to other accounting/assurance assignments.

  • Effectively apply technology tools and software in assigned areas.

  • Recognize and proactively support the fact that the firm is in the business of providing quality client service.

  • Keep the supervisors informed of engagement/project status.

  • Comply with firm practice management and quality control procedures and systems.

  • Develop awareness of budget constraints vs. quantity of work needed on files.

Key Objectives

  • Become familiar with the firm’s policies and procedures.

  • Learn the rules, regulations, and code of professional conduct of the AICPA.

  • Become familiar with pronouncements of the FASB, AICPA, GAO, and GASB.

  • Develop the ability to identify and understand accounting issues and apply accounting principles and auditing procedures.

  • Develop an ability to effectively respond to questions from supervisors and clients.

  • Enhance writing skills related to business correspondence.

  • Strengthen ability to actively listen and question appropriately to gain full understanding.

  • Active enrollment in an accredited Accounting curriculum that satisfies the 150-hour academic requirement towards CPA certification

  • Demonstrate an awareness and ability to use the firm software packages effectively

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills

  • Dependable and proactive self-starter with the ability to handle and manage multiple priorities

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Maintain and promote ethical and firm values in conducting internal and external business activities

  • Satisfactory academic progress in an Accounting program

The hourly wage for this internship position is $21/hour.

Hours of Operation

  • Our office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Our summer hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. to noon on Friday.

At The Bonadio Group, we believe that an inclusive work environment allows all of our people to achieve their greatest potential and the greatest results for our clients and communities. Bonadio is committed to the principle of equal treatment and opportunity for all people. The Firm is committed to fostering and managing diversity in the workplace as an integral part of its practice and service to clients. The Firm values the rich variety of perspectives and experiences offered by those of different backgrounds. This diversity strengthens our institution and enables it to better respond to our clients’ needs in an increasingly global profession.

In the fast-changing accounting industry, The Bonadio Group is always on the cutting edge of growth and innovation. With our great mentoring and training programs, you’ll be exposed to diversity of work, the ability to tackle more interesting issues, and have a path to Partnership. You’ll be working with great people and great clients where you can truly make a difference. Apply online, get on board, and grow with us. You’ll be glad you did!

All communications from The Bonadio Group regarding recruitment and hiring will come from an email address and our process includes a discussion with our Talent Management team. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us immediately at (800) 487-7624 or

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ID: 2022-2775

External Company Name: Bonadio Group, The

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Street: 171 Sully's Trail