• Accounts Payable and General Ledger Summer Intern

    Job Location US-MA-Cambridge
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/11/2018 1:56 PM)
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  • Overview

    Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,600 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit www.draper.com.


    Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now www.draper.com/careers.



    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.   We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.   


    Draper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact hr@draper.com.




    Accounting Summer Student

    The Financial Accounting and Reporting team is part of a 40-member Finance organization that directs the accounting function and provides administrative support for Draper. This important role reports to the General Ledger Manager and will provide critical support to the business in various accounting related areas.



    • Enter accounts payable invoices for bi-weekly check issues.
    • File processed invoices, scan documents, and validate scanned files for accuracy.
    • Prepare and enter journal entries related to lease agreements.
    • Assist with gathering information requested by internal and external auditors.
    • Other assignments as required.


    • Pursuit of a bachelor’s degree, preferably in a business related discipline.
    • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Self-motivated, well-organized, and able to work in a fast-past environment.


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