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BR-31 Accounting Intern

WWF Washington, DC
Washington, DC 20037
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WWF Overview

For 60 years, WWF has worked to help people and nature thrive. As one of the world's leading conservation organization, WWF works in more than 100 countries, connecting cutting-edge conservation science with the collective power of our partners in the field more than one million supporters in the United States and five million globally, as well as partnerships with communities, companies, and governments.

Our vision for diversity, equity and inclusion at WWF is an organization as diverse as the world we protect; where the richness of all our unique views, experiences, and backgrounds combines to create the most sustainable and inclusive conservation outcomes possible - bringing the greatest benefit to the planet and every person who lives on it.

Across the many cultures and individuals that represent WWF, we are unified by one mission, one brand, and one common set of values: Courage, Respect, Integrity and Collaboration.

Internships at WWF

WWF's internship program vision is to recruit professionals early in their careers who bring fresh thinking and innovation to the environmental and conservation sector and are well positioned to develop into the next generation of leaders. Our mission is to increase exposure of students from underrepresented populations to conservation and environmental careers, provide professional development opportunities, reduce the barriers to attracting a diverse pool of internship candidates, and develop a pipeline for future WWF hires from underrepresented populations.

Position Summary

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world's leading conservation organizations, seeks an Accounting Intern.

This position provides the opportunity to gain valuable cross cutting and multi-departmental experience in NGO accounting functions, financial reporting, and resource management while supporting the world's leading conservation organization. WWF's Finance team is seeking a paid intern to assist in updating financial documents on multiple platforms, coding invoices, and managing various stages of Request for Proposals (RFP's). In addition, as we close the fiscal year, this position will assist with audit and act as support for various members of the Finance and Accounting teams.

The ideal candidate is comfortable with numbers, detail-oriented, and hard-working. You will be a member of a very supportive, dynamic and close-knit Finance team. This is a team that learns and grows together, and that looks forward to having you join us.


  • Reconcile simple payment returns and Accounts Payable Trial Balance to General Ledger
  • Provide investment support to the Treasury department
  • Review and organize bank statements
  • Assist with scheduling and invoice coding
  • Conduct financial assessments using both D&B and the Bloomberg terminal
  • Review and update various sites on Sharepoint to ensure more current documents are saved

Learning Outcomes

  • Experience with management of financial reports, invoice coding, and financial assessments
  • Learning Sharepoint, Workday and use of the Bloomberg terminal
  • Management of RFP life cycle
  • Management experience while acting as backup for various team members
  • Experience working with a welcoming, high performing professional


Minimum Requirements

  • Proficiency with Excel
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with basic finance/accounting concepts


  • Undergraduate student (or recently graduated)
  • Accounting and/or finance course experience
  • A commitment to the mission, goals and values of WWF
  • Identifies and aligns with the core values of the WWF organization: Courage, Integrity, Respect & Collaboration


US Remote WWF employs interns in all states with the exception of: Alabama, Arkansas, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Wisconsin, Wyoming.


Paid - $15 per hour (35 hours per week)

One time stipend net $100

How to apply: Submit cover letter and resume through our Careers Page, Requisition #BR-31 by May 25, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST. If selected for the role, you will need to provide 2 letters of recommendation as part of the WWF application process.

* Please note that intern must have U.S. work authorization that does not require sponsorship of a visa.

As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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Posted: 2021-05-19 Expires: 2021-06-20

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