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Accounting Intern

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Date: May 17, 2019

City/State/Province: Syracuse, NY, US, 13090

Company: Colas

We are currently seeking an unpaid intern for the Accounting department at Barrett Paving Materials in Liverpool, NY.   This position is open to candidates where it will count towards credit hours for a University towards your current degree program.  Through our partnership, we hope to offer a rewarding experience for the candidate which will help add to their real world experience and assist in their degree fullfillment, as well as provide a fresh outlook and feedback on our current practices and processes.  


The Accounting Intern at Barrett Paving Materials will get to experience the following during their time here:

  • Learn how to determine the value of inventory at the quarry and plants
  • Understand how tickets come in to the Accounting Department
  • Know the importance of Accounts Receivable, and how many accounts the A/R Clerk manages
  • Understand how Sales Tax is determined for all of our sales, and who is exempt/non-exempt
  • Basic understanding of the calculation of the monthly close, as well as profit/loss
  • Discuss how we are taxed on our energy usage
  • Know what the various locations are responsible for reporting/providing to the Accounting Team
  • Basic understanding of the Profit/Loss Statement
  • Know what Job Cost Analysis entails and the process of generating these reports
  • Observe time reporting and how payroll is generated
  • Compare item cost to estimations from bids- understand if we are losing or gaining money
  • Understand how and why the cost of asphalt is adjusted monthly


Qualified candidates must be enrolled in a relative degree program, whereas they are able to obtain course credits toward their degree for participating in this unpaid internship.























Nearest Major Market: Syracuse

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