Workum Internship Summer 2022

Jewish Federation of Cincinnati Shared Business Services: Accounting and Finance


The Accounting Intern will be a member of the Shared Business Services (SBS) team within the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati.  SBS provides a full range of accounting, finance, and human resource services for nonprofit agencies, congregations, and schools.    The Accounting Intern will interact with the SBS team as well as client agencies on accounting needs and tasks.


This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the above position.


Some of the duties are as follows:

  • Daily processing of accounting transactions.
  • Perform month-end journal entries and general ledger account reconciliations.  
  • Interact with client agencies on business matters. 
  • Utilize accounting software to run reports on business activity.
  • Possess sense of urgency and strong attention to detail to ensure that all deadlines are met accurately and effectively.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by SBS management.


Education Major/Career Interests:

  • Working towards a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting.


Recommended Skills:

  • Intermediate Microsoft excel skills.
  • Exceptional analytical and organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively with a team. 

About Jewish Federation of Cincinnati Shared Business Services


Shared Business Services (SBS) is Cincinnati’s only provider of a full range of consolidated business services, including finance/accounting, payroll, benefits and HR administration, and business planning functions for nonprofit agencies, congregations, and schools. Managed by the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati with funding from The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati, SBS helps its clients enhance their business processes and decisions, allowing them to focus on their mission-driven work. SBS launched in 2013 and has revealed greater need than anticipated—it has grown faster than anticipated and currently serves 17 client organizations.



SBS Website