Cargill Accounting Intern 2019 in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Accounting Intern 2019

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Internships at Cargill:

Imagine an internship where you get the chance to apply knowledge gained in the classroom to a real-life environment and then multiply that tenfold. From day one, you will be an integral part of the team. Internships are 16 weeks long, and we pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse internship programs in the industry. During the internship, you will tackle real challenges, cultivate your curiosity, have client exposure, enjoy both personal and team accomplishments and have your initiative acknowledged along the way. You will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. We look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce.

Accounting Intern:

As an Accounting Intern, you will work closely with your manager and team, you will participate in one-on-one, on the job and some online training. This position is developmental in nature and provide great learning opportunity if you’re looking for a progressive challenge. In addition to business support there are opportunities to actively participate in strategic projects that incorporate business solutions, accounting processes and I/T system enhancements. You will have working relationships with various members of the Cargill AgHorizons 50 country locations.

Principle Accountabilities:

As a member of one of the Finance Team’s three accounting departments, you will work with a team of professionals with varying levels of experience and education who deliver accurate data processing, account reconciliation’s and providing customer service. Duties include but not limited to:

  • Process customer invoices

  • Process accounts payable and receivable

  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports

  • Recommendations for continuous improvement

  • Provide backup coverage as required

  • Assist with projects as directed by supervisor

  • Build relationships with internal and external customers

Internship Programming:

Internships are paid and are normally 16 weeks in duration.

  • Day–to-day transportation to and from work is the responsibility of the intern.

  • Interns who demonstrate exceptional performance and a curiosity to learn more may be offered a full-time position or a second internship the following year.

Job Locations:

  • Winnipeg, MB

  • Office setting


Required Qualifications:

  • Pursing a bachelor degree or diploma in Commerce of Business Administration, and graduating between December 2019 and May 2021.

  • Demonstrated initiative and decision-making abilities

  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills

  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team

  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • All candidates must be geographically flexible and willing to relocate for an internship opportunity anywhere in Canada.

  • Able to complete a 16-week internship this summer (May- August 2019)

  • Must possess a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness in completing work with limited guidance

  • Must be able to complete essential functions of this job as outlined in the job description with reasonable accommodations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Overall 3.0 GPA or higher

Job Finance/Accounting

Primary Location Canada-Manitoba-Winnipeg

Req ID: CAN00587