College Intern - Project Accounting

Perkins Eastman Perkins Eastman Employer:
Stamford, CT, USLocation:
Thu, Dec 27 '18Posted on:

Perkins Eastman is a global architecture and design firm guided by the belief that design can have a positive and lasting impact on people’s lives. With more than 1,000 employees in 17 locations around the world, we collaborate seamlessly across borders, barriers, and disciplines to connect people and ideas. Whether conceiving of new healthcare models, reviving a local landmark as a boutique hotel, or helping communities become more resilient, we are united in a dedication to progressive and inventive design that enhances the human experience. If everything is design, everything we do is HUMAN BY DESIGN.


Working at an Architecture and Design firm in either our Stamford or San Francisco office, the intern reports directly to the Project Accounting Manager. The Project Accounting intern is responsible for providing the Project Accounting team with quality financial support. The successful candidate will want to gain business experience in a fast-paced environment. They are expected to develop a strong relationship with Project Managers, and other Accounting team members. The ideal candidate will be capable of learning our system with minimal supervision.

Job Responsibilities:  

  • Assist in project setup and updates in Deltek Vision, maintaining Vision staffing plans
  • Process labor adjustments
  •  Assist with reporting & analysis as needed
  •  Assist in obtaining and processing insurance documentation
  • Assist with Consultant and expense reconciliations
  • Ad-hoc tasks for the Project Accountants


  • Currently enrolled Undergraduate student or recent college graduate with course work or aptitude to work in accounting/finance department. Or Business Degree or minimum of 3 years undergrad course work required.
  • Prior internship or corporate experience preferable.
  • Familiarity with excel (V-lookups, pivot tables)
  • Professional, polished and have an interest in the business side of a large and growing architecture/design firm.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and research skills, displaying professionalism with all levels of staff, works well without supervision with good common sense and listening skills. 

How to Apply:

If you would like to join a dynamic, energized, innovative and collaborative environment, where your ideas will be heard and your skills challenged, please visit our career page and apply with your cover letter, resume and/or portfolio (Adobe PDF preferred). No phone calls please.

Link: Human By Design

Perkins Eastman is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and a participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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