Information Commons/Accounting Intern
Oakland Univesity Kresge Library
As an accounting major I have had the ability to gain classroom experience in financial accounting, managerial accounting, accounting information systems, cost accounting, tax, and auditing. Additionally, I have gained practical experience through my internship at the Information Commons in the Kresge Library. My internship entails working directly with the Assistant Dean to coordinate the accounting processes and procedures that deal with the Library’s $6 million annual budget. I also update the Library’s accounting information system which provides a graphical dashboard to all departmental managers regarding their budget and expenses using an Access Database. A more detailed list of my tasks is as follows:
¨ Process and prepare payment and journal vouchers for invoices for 10 departmental funds - $6million annual budget
¨ Verify and prepare bi-weekly payroll for student employees in Kresge Library (20 employees)
¨ Perform monthly reconciliation on 10 departmental funds to meet internal audit standards.
¨ Prepare monthly cost reports in a fiscal Dashboard system for Dean and other department managers.
¨ Participated in technology mentoring for students involving application problems, software, and related technology issues.
¨ Coordinated all front desk operations including customer service, appointment setting, and equipment tutorials.
¨ Provided and developed practical customer service strategies and skills.