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FR&A Intern

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Atlanta/Riverwood 200 - Atlanta, GA
Full Time


At Bennett Thrasher, we offer the expertise and opportunities of a large accounting firm, while providing a commitment to culture and a family-like work atmosphere. By joining our firm, you’ll have immediate opportunities to collaborate on meaningful work with clients in a variety of industries and work together with other associates across practices. You’ll not only be able to dive into challenging projects with a diverse set of clients, you’ll also have opportunities to participate in firm activities that reflect your individual passions; from our Business Resource Groups to the BT Foundation. 


 We work hard to help our clients solve challenges, but we also believe in taking time for what matters and offer benefits for you that reflect this mindset. We offer a competitive benefits program that includes generous vacation time, exceptional opportunities for growth and flexibility in both our dress code and work model. Apply today to learn more about how you can excel in a career with Bennett Thrasher. 


Bennett Thrasher is seeking Financial Reporting & Assurance Services (Audit) internship candidates for a 2024 and/or 2025 internships in Atlanta, GA.  


Audit interns are presented with the opportunity to experience several different industries during their internship. Duties will include performing financial reporting engagement procedures, assisting in preparing and proofing financial statements and other documents, as well as interaction with clients as directed by Seniors and Managers. Bennett Thrasher strives to give our interns the responsibilities and experience similar to that of a first-year staff.  


Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Demonstrate knowledge of accounting and auditing standards/theory 

  • Develop an understanding of BT’s Audit Approach and its applicability to assigned sections (including completion of audit programs as directed by supervisors) 

  • Clearly and adequately document working papers 

  • Review data about material assets, net worth, liabilities, capital stock, surplus, income and expenditures in completing assigned sections 

  • Develop and perform effective analytical procedures on account balances and relate such outcomes to other assigned areas, where applicable 

  • Demonstrate effective use of current technology and software, including researching technical issues utilizing Accounting Research Manager 

  • Plan and perform operational and financial audits to ensure that financial statements are fairly presented in accordance with GAAP utilizing firm audit approach 

  • Work effectively all levels of firm leadership to provide quality service to clients 

  • Receive mentoring through our Buddy program 


  • Working towards undergraduate or graduate degree in Accounting with a GPA if 3.2 or higher 

  • Basic knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles is required 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

  • Strong commitment to professional and client service excellence 

  • Must be able to work 40 hours a week 

Bennett Thrasher is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; national origin; sex; pregnancy; sexual orientation; gender identity and/or expression; age; disability; genetic information, citizenship status; military service obligations or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.