ACCOUNTING & FINANCE INTERN

Overview

Date Posted:
5/6/2022
Job Code:
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City:
Seattle
State:
WA
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Financial Services



Trident Seafoods was founded over 40 years ago and we are proud to have grown to be the largest vertically integrated seafood company in North America. We are a family-owned company with over 9,000 employees worldwide. Trident Seafoods is based out of Seattle, but has processing plants across the United States, Europe, Japan, and China. The real heartbeat of Trident Seafoods, however, is its access to the natural resources in the remote coastal communities of Alaska. We have a unique heritage, talented employees and a company culture founded on the “can do” spirit. Trident believes that our employees are the most foremost reason for our success, allowing us to be the leader in the Seafood industry.


Description

 

 

Summary: Trident is pleased to offer an opportunity for Accounting/Finance students to build real world professional experience.  Interns will support the financial management of Trident’s fishing and processing operations while building resume worthy skills. Our Interns, based in Trident Seafoods' Support Center in Seattle, WA, will deliver focused improvement projects focused on our upcoming SAP transition, improving our Capital Approval process, building robust planning models, and/or other similar initiatives.

Essential Functions:

  • Learn the everyday financial cadence of Trident’s operations.
  • Master key software and modeling that may include Power BI, SharePoint, Access, Teams, MS Approvals. MS Power Automate, Qlik Reporting, or other applications required to complete assigned project.
  • Partner with Trident managers to gather information related to assigned project.
  • Plan, execute, and present assigned project to Trident Finance and Accounting leaders.
  • Supports Trident’s testing of the SAP S4 Hana platform.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Performs other similar or related duties as requested or assigned.
  • Acquires knowledge of Trident’s Environmental and Safety Policies by completing required training programs and performing designated work activities in accordance with training and procedures/work instructions
  • Notifies designated personnel of any environmental or safety incidents or risks not previously documented, in accordance with Environmental Awareness and/or safety trainings

Minimum Requirements

 

 

Experience / Education:

  • Minimum Junior level standing at an accredited four-year educational institution.
  • Pursuing a degree in accounting/finance/economics is preferred.

Qualifications:

  •  Familiar with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, Teams, and Word.  Working knowledge of Power BI, Access, SharePoint, and/or SAP S4 Hana is a distinct advantage
  • Prior work experience.  Experience in food production, fisheries, or other manufacturing is an advantage.

Work Environment:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Mental Activities:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to use decision making skills, creativity, independent judgment, discretion, and problem analysis. The employee will occasionally use interpersonal skills and team work. The employee will regularly speak and read English and use customer service skills.

 


Trident Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age and genetic information.

Trident Seafoods has adopted a zero-tolerance and drug-free workplace policy. Pre-employment drug examinations are required for all employees.

Any employment offer from Trident Seafoods is contingent upon the candidate maintaining valid immigration status and work authorization throughout employment, without any need for immigration sponsorship by the company.