Summer Intern – Accounting (Hybrid)

EMPLOYER: Martin's Point Health Care


Description:

Join Martin’s Point Health Care – an innovative, not-for-profit health care organization offering care and coverage to the people of Maine and beyond.  As a joined force of “people caring for people,” Martin’s Point employees are on a mission to transform our health care system while creating a healthier community.  Martin’s Point employees enjoy an organizational culture of trust and respect, where our values – taking care of ourselves and others, continuous learning, helping each other, and having fun – are brought to life every day.  Join us and find out for yourself why Martin’s Point has been certified as a “Great Place to Work” since 2015.

Position Summary

Looking for a great summer internship experience? Here’s your chance to gain valuable work experience with a leading health care provider.

This internship will begin on 5/28/24 and the duration of the internship program is 12 weeks. Please note that this is a hybrid working arrangement; some work will be done in our Portland offices and some remotely. Interns must live in Maine throughout the 12-week program. The pay rate is $20/hr.

The primary focus of this internship is to work on projects related to the following:

Unclaimed property under Accountant’s supervision:
• Compile, reconcile, and maintain spreadsheets for unclaimed property item due for submission during the current fiscal year
• Help prepare letters to vendors/providers with unclaimed property (MS Excel spreadsheet maintenance and mail-merge in MS Word)
• Manage the inbox for unclaimed property and escalate questions as needed
• Research discrepancies using Sage, check registers, and bank data as needed

Vendor maintenance under Senior Accounts Payable Specialist supervision:
• Reconcile vendor data in Excel spreadsheets
• Update vendor data for 1099’s in Sage

Check handling under Accountant’s supervision (support for accounting assistants):

  • Preparing PDFs for checks printing according to the instructions
  • Matching checks with remittances and stuffing them into envelopes
  • Performing control procedures to ensure accuracy
  • Present project updates to Accounting team regularly

Job Description

Education/Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent required. Currently enrolled in two or four-year degree program, with a focus on Accounting, Finance, Business or a related major preferred
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Excel or strong willingness to learn
Experience working in an administrative and/or customer service oriented environment preferred

Skills/Knowledge/Competencies (Behaviors):

Demonstrates an understanding of and alignment with Martin’s Point Values
Strong organizational skills
Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information in a discreet and professional manner
Ability to take direction from multiple individuals and prioritize tasks appropriately to meet deadlines
Ability to collaborate with team members and all internal departments
Ability to be a consistent and positive member of a team with dedication to the success of the great team and organization
Ability to function independently (good sense of judgment)
Ability to provide the highest level of customer service both to internal and external customers
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Must exhibit all MPHC Culture and Values as well as core competencies

For more information about Martin’s Point Health Care, please visit:  https://martinspoint.org/meet-martins-point/about-martins-point

And to see how we are supporting health in our communities, please check out our videos at

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Do you have a question about careers at Martin’s Point Health Care? Contact us at: jobinquiries@martinspoint.org

How to Apply:

Contact: Lauren Merrill
Phone: (207) 253-6947