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Accounting Intern


Boise, ID, US, 83702-6924

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy. We currently have a year round hyrbrid schedule Accounting Internship position open at our Corporate Headquarters located in Boise, Idaho.

What's in it for you?

This Internship opportunity is designed to provide a realistic job preview and lay the solid foundation necessary for future employment as a Simplot Accountant. This is your chance to learn firsthand about The JR Simplot Company and our financial and business processes.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assists accountants with routine month-end and year-end processes as needed. This may include, but not limited to account reconciliations, journal entries, control testing, research projects, and completion of various tax forms and census reports.
  • Prepare support schedules, reviewing for accuracy, and identifying and locating missing information.
  • Other job assignments may include filing, running reports and other assigned duties.

Typical Education

  • Enrollment in an Academic accounting program, from a nationally accredited educational facility/university and working toward an accounting degree having completed at least an Intermediate Accounting course.
  • Must be at least a Junior or above in a discipline.

Relevant Experience

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as interest, variances and percentages.
  • Ability to test mathematical calculations for reasonableness.
  • Working knowledge of Excel - including formatting, formulas and linking of workbooks.
  • Experience in Microsoft Word is helpful.

Other Information

  • Ability to quickly learn routine computer applications.
  • Capable of reading and writing correspondence via email.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with accountants and accounting managers within the Company.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work in a team environment.
  • Expected to work at least 20 hours per week during the school year.

Job Requisition ID: 9386

Travel Required: None

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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