Accounting and Internal Audit Internship (Summer 2023) - Austin Industries

Austin Industries, Inc.

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Las Colinas, TX

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Here at Austin Industries, we have an accounting intern program that will give you exposure to many aspects of the construction industry. Through collaboration with the accounting team, our interns will have hands on experience with the month end close process, review and analyze the financial health of construction projects, and rotate through the unique nature of our corporate and operating companies.
Opportunities also exist within Internal Audit where interns assist with ongoing audits and perform risk-based testing to review internal controls and management assertions.
This is a paid 12 weeks full-time internship program that runs from the middle of May 2023 to the beginning of August 2023. Our interns will report to their assigned operating division’s headquarters located in Coppell or Dallas (Uptown area).
Accounting Intern Duties:
  • Prepare, analyze, and review balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare, analyze, and review monthly SGA departments
  • Prepare and enter journal entries
  • Scan backup and supporting document into CMiC (ERP system)
  • Assist in the mid-year forecast process
  • Assist various levels and sub-departments within the accounting team on special projects
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports
Internal Audit Intern Duties:
  • Assist with complex audits of major construction and maintenance projects throughout the organization to assess effectiveness of management’s processes and compliance with established policy
  • Assigned audit program sections for completion
  • Develop workpapers and logically display detailed testing attributes
  • Perform interviews, document interview results, update workpapers and audit program steps, and conclude on control assessments
  • Meet with project personnel at job sites to complete assigned work. Tour job sites and analyze construction performance
  • Travel approximately 10%
Accounting and Internal Audit interns are each assigned a supervisor who is a professional with both expertise and educational background in the field of accounting and/or internal audit. Interns can expect a preliminary meeting with their supervisor to discuss the goals, expectations, and desired outcomes of the internship. Employee-owners participating in an internship will be reviewed upon the completion of their internship. This review should be used as a tool to communicate the successes and learning outcomes of the internship. The supervisor will also complete any necessary paperwork that must be provided to the intern’s school or university.
About Austin Industries
Austin Industries is one of the nation’s largest, most diversified U.S.-based construction companies. With more than 7,000 employee-owners, Austin Industries provides nearly every type of civil, commercial and industrial construction services through the expertise of our operating companies: Austin Bridge & Road, Austin Commercial and Austin Industrial.
Austin is owned entirely by its employees through its Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Austin stands on the core values of Uncompromising Integrity, Employee-ownership, Exemplary Service and Excellence in Safety. To learn more about our history, culture and operations, visit us at


An equal employment opportunity employer

Austin ("The Company") is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy prohibits discrimination against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age (40 and over), disability, military status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company's policy to comply with all federal, state and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.