The Advertising Council

Accounting & Finance Intern

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/20/2018 10:25 AM)
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Position:             Accounting & Finance Internship

Location:            New York City - 10017

Start Date:         May 29, 2018

End Date:           August 3, 2018



Internship Responsibilities:

This summer internship will provide an Accounting or Finance student a strong overview of the work entailed in being part of the Finance Department of a non-profit organization which conducts over 40 national multimedia public service campaigns on behalf of both other non-profit organizations and government agencies. It will also provide exposure to the process of preparing for a fiscal year end audit along with regularly required reporting and analyses.


To support the Finance department and campaign billing functions within the Accounting Department of the Ad Council. This internship will expose a student to varied responsibilities within the Finance Department.


Principal Accountabilities:

  • Work on basic account reconciliations and confirming support for Journal Entries
  • Assist VP Client Accounting Director and VP Asst. Controller in preparing files and documents for the fiscal year end audit with PWC.
  • Work on supporting and researching Debarment Vendors on Government SAM system.
  • Analyses of year-end accruals for Audit
  • Assist in maintaining accounting files and paperless scanning document retention policies
  • Special projects as assigned.



  • Must be a self-starter, able to work independently as well as with teams.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (pivot tables) and Word

About the Ad Council:

The Ad Council is the largest producer of public service advertising and communications programs in the United States. Founded in 1942 as a private non-profit organization, the Ad Council marshals volunteer talent from the advertising industry to create awareness, motivate action, and drive social change.  Ad Council campaigns such as Smokey Bear, Love Has No Labels, Seize the Awkward, and “Friends Don’t Let Friends Drive Drunk,” have helped save lives and educate the public about crucial issues.


To learn more about the Ad Council and our impactful campaigns, visit, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or view our PSAs on YouTube.


Contact Us:

Please submit a resume and cover letter to


The Ad Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.


If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please submit your request through one of the following methods listed below:


Fax (212) 922-1676 or by mail to the Advertising Council, Attn: Human Resources, 815 2nd Avenue; 9th Floor, New York, NY 10017.



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