Accounting Intern

Job Locations US-WI-DeForest
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Business Overview

Position Location:  DeForest, WI (opportunity for remote/hybrid)                      


Company Background:

Genus (Parent company to ABS Global, PIC and R&D/IntelliGen) is a global FTSE 250 company, headquartered in the UK and listed on the London Stock Exchange.  With revenues of around £500 million, Genus has a presence in over 70 countries, with a global workforce of approximately 3,200 employees.  One of the best performing stocks on the London Stock Exchange, the Company’s market capitalization is around £2 billion.  We are a worldwide leader in porcine and bovine animal genetics, partnering with farmers to transform how we nourish the world – a mission that is important to a sustainable future. 

Each generation of animals is selected based on a number of desired traits, including greater health, fertility, productivity or feed efficiency. With superior animal genetics, Genus helps its customers in the dairy, beef and porcine supply chains around the world produce offspring with improved robustness, superior production efficiency and greater sustainability. Genus’s vision of “pioneering animal genetic improvement to help nourish the world” is supported by its core values to be customer-centric, results-driven, pioneering, people-focused and responsible. 


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Role Overview

The Accounting Intern will work closely with the Genus North America Controller to provide support for the North America Accounting operations. Specific projects will be based on candidate and specific business needs at the time of hiring.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Gain an understanding of the ABS & PIC North America accounting operations, assist with monthly financial close operations by preparing journal entries, perform general ledger account reconciliations, and perform detailed account analysis
  • Participate in monthly close meetings with business leaders to review monthly business performance
  • Develop a technical skill set in application such as Microsoft Dynamics, TM1, and PowerBI


  • Pursuing a degree in Accounting
  • Strong communication skills
  • Self-motivated not afraid to ask questions
  • Ability to learn quickly and accept challenges
  • Positive attitude & strong eagerness to learn
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Available 12 weeks out of Summer

Capabilities and behaviors:

  • Live and display the Genus values at all times in their day-to-day activities.
  • Maintain professional verbal and written communications with co-workers, internal and external customers, and vendors at all times.
  • Be flexible with respect to job responsibilities and consistently strive to be an effective team member.
  • Strive to advance your skills and display a willingness to accept future development.
  • Actively participate in company training opportunities to further develop skills applicable to the team.
  • Gain an understanding of the company’s business and the team’s role within the company.



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