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Finance and Accounting Intern Summer 2024 (Early Career)

Netsmart Technologies

Netsmart Technologies

Accounting & Finance
Overland Park, KS, USA
Posted on Thursday, September 14, 2023

Futures Program Overview:

Netsmart is healthcare’s largest human services and integrated care technology provider. Netsmart technology platforms and expertise are integral to the delivery of outcomes-based services and care to more than 25 million persons nationwide. Netsmart serves more than 500,000 users in more than 24,000 organizations across all 50 states. Netsmart client communities include behavioral health, addiction treatment, intellectual and developmental disabilities, child and family services, public health, home health, hospice and palliative care, private duty, and vital records.

We became the industry leader through the creation of cutting-edge software solutions to meet our client’s needs. This level of creation and product evolution is only made possible by assembling a team of the best and the brightest technical talent in the industry. Do you have what it takes to join us on this journey?

Internship Program Overview:

At Netsmart our internship program is called our "Futures Program" because we truly believe that you are our FUTURE. This program will be a 10-week program based at the Netsmart in Overland Park, Kansas. The FUTURES Program includes a balance between on-the-job learning, hands on client-based work, professional development opportunities, leadership exposure and several social/networking events throughout the summer. If you aren't local to the Kansas City metro, are we will have housing options for you available (certain criteria will have to be met to qualify for housing).

FUTURES experience what makes growing a career at Netsmart special…. building relationships, understanding the industry, in depth exposure to life changing technologies and connecting with a cause all in an environment that breeds creativity and collaboration.

Job Purpose

Responsibilities may include preparing journal entries and reconciliations for the monthly general ledger close, assisting in the preparation and distribution of various financial reports, and participating in accounts receivable, accounts payable, and purchasing activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and post journal entries, including the maintenance of standard journal entries. Adhere to monthly closing calendar deadlines and communicate any issues on a timely basis.

  • Perform financial statement reviews, analyzing variances and initiating corrective actions.

  • Prepare general ledger account reconciliations.

  • Assist with audits and completing requested materials.

  • Contribute to special projects as assigned.

  • Work as a liaison between the accounting. FPA and revenue recognition departments to assist in the completion of various internal and external reports and reporting functions.


  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business management with a focus in finance.

Specialized skills and knowledge

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)

  • Time management and organization skills

  • High level of professionalism with internal and external customers

  • Introductory knowledge of U.S. GAAP and financial reporting


  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team and against established deadlines

  • Attention to detail with excellent organization skills and ability to multi-task

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate across organizational functions

Netsmart is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer, providing equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates. All employment decisions at Netsmart, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, promotion and transfer, are based on performance, qualifications, abilities, education and experience. Netsmart does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, past or present military service, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

Netsmart desires to provide a healthy and safe workplace and, as a government contractor, Netsmart is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace in accordance with applicable federal law. Pursuant to Netsmart policy, all post-offer candidates are required to successfully complete a pre-employment background check, including a drug screen, which is provided at Netsmart’s sole expense. In the event a candidate tests positive for a controlled substance, Netsmart will rescind the offer of employment unless the individual can provide proof of valid prescription to Netsmart’s third party screening provider.

All applicants for employment must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Netsmart does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position.