Accounting Intern

Watertown, MA
Finance – Finance
Intern
As an Accounting Intern, you have a desire to work in a fast-paced, high-growth startup environment with exposure to senior management.

At Markforged, we are on a mission to unlock the next 10x innovation in design and manufacturing. We build an Industrial 3D Printing Platform to liberate designers and engineers from decades-old, slow part creation processes. NASA, Google, Ford, Amazon, Siemens and thousands of companies in over 50 countries use Markforged to print same-day prototypes and produce stronger end-use parts than they did before. With Markforged, customers are able to ship 50X faster, spend 20X less, and build products that are 23X stronger.

The Finance team prepares, verifies, and leverages financial information to drive strategic decision making by senior management. The team maintains the books and financial records for the company and generates insights and transparency by conducting detailed, thoughtful analyses. By partnering with colleagues throughout the organization, the Finance team helps to ensure that all departments are successful in achieving their goals and driving the company’s growth.

What You'll Be Doing

    • Assist in the development and maintenance of the company’s budget
    • Build detailed financial models to support the rolling financial forecast
    • Represent the finance team as a business partner for departments throughout the company
    • Conduct ad-hoc analyses and present findings and recommendations to senior management
    • Assist in the development and updating of key metrics to gauge the company’s health and operations
    • Support the process of regularly reporting financial results to the company’s Board of Directors
    • Assess profitability and conduct margin analysis for the company's suite of products
    • Help scale the company’s operations by assisting in the evaluation, implementation, and improvement of financial reporting systems
    • Participate in the monthly close process through account reconciliations and other duties as needed
    • Assist with daily accounting transactions, including payables, billing, and cash application
    • Identify areas for improvement in the monthly close process and present findings to senior management

What We Look For

    • Pursuing a degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics, or a quantitative field at an accredited educational institution
    • Strong background and proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
    • Detail oriented with the ability to manage and meet deadlines
    • Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Strong communication skills - ability to communicate and collaborate with colleagues of all seniority levels throughout the organization
    • Knowledge of financial statements
Markforged values the differences among our employees and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. These differences include but are not limited to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. This goal emphasizes the development of inclusive work environments that capitalize on each employee’s skills, experience, and unique perspectives as we strive to achieve an unparalleled standard of excellence.

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