Accounting Summer Internship

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Organizational Info

Farm Fresh Rhode Island is a nonprofit with a mission to grow a local food system that values the environment, health and quality of life of RI farmers and eaters. Our vision is a New England abundant with diverse family farms and fertile soils, with locally and honestly produced foods and flavors at the heart of every dinner table. Farm Fresh operates a wide range of marketplace programs (retail, wholesale, processing) that engage and connect tens of thousands of RI, MA and CT eaters with thousands of RI, MA and CT farmers. Since its founding in 2004, has grown briskly to capture the public interest in locally grown food and translate it into sales for RI farmers and producers. Strongly mission-driven, Farm Fresh has implemented a variety of programs to enhance the local food system in our region, with particular attention to farm viability and low-income access to fresh food. Our office and Packhouse are currently housed in the Hope Artiste Village in Pawtucket, RI, but will soon put down roots in the Valley Neighborhood of Providence.

Position Description

The Finance Department has a complicated range of functions it performs. The purpose of the Accounting Intern is to support the Finance Director and Bookkeeper in a variety of areas, which may include:
• Process accounts payable
• Process accounts receivable
• Create reports outlining processed accounts
• Assist with filing and additional administrative activities as directed by Finance Director and Bookkeeper

Critical Skills:
• Strong attention to detail
• Knowledge in accounting theory
• Experience with QuickBooks helpful, but not required
• Interest in non-profit accounting preferred
• Ability to collaborate and work as part of a team
• Ability to prioritize and handle a variety of assignments simultaneously in a vibrant work environment

Availability and Hours

• 10-20 Hours/ week
• Flexible schedule
• Flexible start and end dates

Contact

To apply or with any questions, please send resume to Paula Gill at paula@farmfreshri.org or Farm Fresh RI, 1005 Main Street, #8130, Pawtucket, RI 02860.

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