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Accounts Payable Internship

Location: Menlo Park, CA
Term: June 2015 – December 2015, with the possibility of extension
Hours: Schedule is flexible. Up to 22.5 hours/week during the summer and 15  hours/week during the fall
Status: Paid and/or course credit
Reports To: Accountant

Position Summary:

The Kaiser Family Foundation is seeking an intern to provide support to the Accounting Department by performing a variety of duties in connection with the accounts payable process. The position is available through the end of the year with the possibility of extension beginning as soon as June 2015. An hourly stipend and/or course credit will be provided.

General responsibilities of this position include processing, coding and auditing check requests and expense reports as well as account reconciliations. This internship will provide an opportunity to develop a significant level of understanding about how accounting functions are managed in non-profit organization environment.


  • Process, code and record check and wire requests
  • Audit, code and record employee expense reports
  • Process, code and record check deposits
  • Code and record asset acquisitions
  • File paid vouchers
  • Account reconciliations
  • Process credit applications
  • Take on special projects and provide assistance, as needed

Minimum Desired Experience and Skills:

  • Knowledge of accounting and automated accounts payable system
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy critical
  • Excellent math and organizational skills
  • Basic knowledge of MS Excel and MS Word
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and an ability to respond to deadlines and tight work schedules essential
  • Ability to work well independently as well as in a collaborative setting

How to Apply:

To apply for this position please submit a cover letter and resume as separate attachments to Please label your documents “Last Name_First Name Document Title”, write “Accounts Payable Internship” in the email heading. In your cover letter please describe your relevant qualifications and desire to work specifically for the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Accounting Department. No phone inquiries please.

HR-Accounts Payable Intern
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
2400 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Fax: (650) 854-8037

Equal Opportunity Employer