Virtual, Inc.
  • Wakefield, MA, USA
  • Intern - Full Time

Accounting Intern

Are you a college student looking to get some real-world experience?  Are you looking to fill your resume, and learn how your studies are actually practiced in a real-life company?  Are you looking to meet people who have your future job and get paid for it? 

This exciting opportunity is for a college student looking to get a jump start on their career within a growing corporation. At Virtual, our Internship Program is unique in that we encourage all of our interns to have a voice in the company and to learn and grow during your time with us through shadowing opportunities and taking part in cross-functional projects. You'll also get a chance to sit down with senior executives, learn about their background and dig a little deeper into how they got where they are today while they share advice on things that helped them along the way.

As the Accounting Intern, you will be supporting our Accounting Department with accounts receivables activities.  You will gain a deeper understanding of the way that business works outside of the classroom, and you will have the chance to network with successful colleagues in your field of study.

You will also be joining a whole group of college interns just like you.



  • Depositing customer checks directly to their bank account, researching incoming wire transfers
  • Handling credit card payments various gateways and all other forms of incoming payments; inputting customer payments into QuickBooks ensuring proper payment of invoices
  • Communicating/researching over/under/duplicate payments, handling deposits and refunds and communicating payment details to membership colleagues
  • Updating membership databases
  • Handling foreign currency conversions, creating customer invoices, responding to customer/member requests for payment receipts, collections follow-up for past due invoices
  • Maintenance of Accounts Receivable customer files and reporting 
    Running client A/R reports twice a month and corresponding with staff for updates to these reports
    May require occasional trips to local banks
  • Assistance with mailing out invoices
    Office Filing
    Spreadsheet updating (Ad-hoc reporting and other office files)
    Other office tasks as assigned
  • Be the face of the company while assisting the office manager with front desk coverage and be a line of contact for incoming calls
  • Show off your rockstar multi-tasking abilities by taking on different projects and tasks as needed




  • The ideal candidate will be either a Finance or Accounting major entering their sophomore or junior year. 
  • QuickBooks and Excel experience is a plus.
  • Must be a team player, dedicated, multi-tasking ability key, able to prioritize with minimal supervision, self-motivated. 
  • Attention to detail, and excellent typing skills are critical to this function as the environment is extremely fast paced. 
  • This position requires a significant amount of data entry (primarily using Quickbooks); speed and accuracy are absolutely necessary.
  • Must be currently enrolled in college throughout entire internship period.



  • Serves as a great resume builder that can set you apart in such a competitive field where degrees are not enough
  • The fun culture and business casual attitude of the company allows for an easy transition from classroom to office and is a great fit for young people being introduced to the business world
  • Great for networking with like-minded people working in your field and doing the things you hope to do in the future, and allows you to shadow other departments you may be interested in to help you find your business niche
  • Allows the chance to rub elbows with hugely successful global companies
  • Believe it or not, you can even get paid for fun outings, such as the tenant summer barbeque in the parking lot, full day summer outing, hump day celebrations, mini-golf, laser tag, complimentary in-office massages, and MUCH MORE all curtesy of the Fun Committee (who knew such a thing even existed)!
  • And of course we cannot forget FREE coffee, candy, and snacks during every work day!



Have you ever wondered how your credit cards remain secure in this ever-changing world of hackers and fraud? Have you ever thought about how the technology behind games like Pokemon-GO came to be? How about the technology that makes it possible to use your fingerprint instead of a password? Or the initiatives behind the group of pioneers responsible for taking the internet to the most remote areas of the world? These are only a few examples of the innovative accomplishments we've helped our clients achieve. Pretty cool stuff, huh?


We understand that no global movement starts with just one person and that's why our employees are really Virtual's most valuable asset and at the heart of our success. It takes an entire team to fulfill our mission of attaining long-term success by ensuring that every client that we serve achieves or exceeds its strategic objectives.


Virtual Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If this sounds like the job for you, we'd love to hear it and make it happen.


Virtual, Inc.
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