Accounting & Finance Intern

Job Description



Are you ready to be a part of a passionate and hard-working team eager to drive our business forward and exceed customer expectations?

Apply Now and gain experience and knowledge with Airgas as an Accounting/Finance Intern. This person will be based at our offices in Independence, OH.

Summer 2021 –Paid

What you will do:

The Accounting & Finance Intern is responsible for supporting the FP&A and Accounting organization at the North Division’s Business Support Center (BSC). This position allows for a hands-on experience where the individual is able to work alongside Analysts and Staff Accountants to gain perspective on concepts learned in class and how they apply in day-to-day work in the FP&A and Accounting departments. This role will work closely with members of the Division Accounting and Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) departments.

Accounting Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for month-end procedures, including the preparation and posting of journal entries
  • Completes general ledger account analysis, research and preparation of account reconciliations
  • Assists with the preparation of reports and other information related to internal requests from the Division/Branches as well as Corporate
  • Assists with the preparation of reports to fulfill information requests from external and internal auditors
  • Assist in the investment management process including: Ensure capital projects are created timely in SAP Preparation of fixed asset retirement and transfer forms Assist in the construction in progress (CIP) review
  • Assist with the daily product costing process; including the preparation of daily moving average price (MAP) analysis
  • Ensures compliance with the Company’s financial policies/procedures
  • Maintains internal accounting controls that are consistent with Company requirements/Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Financial Planning & Analysis Responsibilities:

  • Assist in reviewing month end results for anomalies 
  • Prepare and distribute monthly financials
  • Assist in preparation of quarterly Efficiencies reporting
  • Ad-hoc analyses as assigned
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned
  • The above job functions are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position and are not intended to be all inclusive. Associates may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
  • Qualifications


  • Undergraduate majoring in Business Administration, Management, Accounting, Finance, or similar discipline. 3rd or 4th year student preferred.
  • Proficient in Google Suite and MS Office, as well as a demonstrated ability to utilize financial applications within other tools. SAP experience preferred.
  • Strong mathematical skills as well as the ability to problem solve and verify data.
  • Exhibits customer focused behavior such as building positive relationships and strives to understand customer’s needs, both internal and external.
  • Ability to collect, evaluate, and interpret data in both statistical and narrative form.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prepare files and maintain records and documentation.
  • A positive approach and willingness to learn coupled with the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Lives by Airgas safety programs, OSHA, and all related rules, regulations, procedures which are applicable to this position’s responsibilities.
  • Who we are:

    Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is the leading U.S. supplier of industrial, medical and specialty gases, as well as hardgoods and related products; one of the largest U.S. suppliers of safety products; and a leading U.S. supplier of ammonia products and process chemicals.

    Dedicated to improving the performance of its more than one million customers, Airgas safely and reliably provides products, services and expertise through its more than 18,000 associates, over 1,100 locations, robust e-Business platform, and Airgas Total Access® telesales channel. As an Air Liquide company, the world leader in gases, technology and services for Industry and Health, Airgas offers customers an unrivaled global footprint and industry-leading technology and innovations. 

    Check out what a career at Airgas can offer you!

    What do our Team Members have to say about being part of the team?

    “Great place to work with great growth potential” - Director, Atlanta

    “Opportunity to advance and a great safety program” - Driver, Cheshire

    “Fun people to work with and flexible management” - Sales Specialist

    EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

    Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability


    :Finance and Accounting

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