SAS Institute Inc. Accounting Operations Intern (Year Round) in Cary, North Carolina

Here at SAS we are working on BIG analytics involving BIG data. We’re talking saving your bank accounts from being hacked BIG. Or enhancing the detection of life-threatening diseases BIG. These challenges involving big data mean one thing: HUGE opportunity for you!

The SAS Intern Program will allow you to partner with leadership to work on business-critical projects resulting in an immediate impact to SAS and our customers. Gain real world accounting experience by joining one of our SAS Finance teams.

This person will perform accounting functions in support of the Oracle ERP system, Markview, SAS FM and other systems.

Applications include Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Account Reconciliations, Accounts Receivable, Project Accounting and Revenue Recognition. Responsibilities will include processing invoices, inputting data, performing routine system testing, reconciling accounts, researching technical accounting guidance and performing special projects as assigned.

This is a year round internship and will be located in our world headquarters in Cary, North Carolina.

During the school year, the intern will work an average of 15-20 hours a week, and have the opportunity to work full time during the summer. The Accounting Operations team plans for this internship position to last approximately 18 months.



University students only, please, studying Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related fields. It must be an accredited program.

Must not be graduating prior to May 2018

Knowledge of accounting principles and methods

Strong systems aptitude, including experience with Windows and Microsoft Office. (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and/or SharePoint).

This internship based in Cary, NC. To be eligible, students must be enrolled in a degree seeking program, and able to work in the Cary office for all work hours during the school year and summer.


Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

Problem solving capabilities

Highly organized with attention to detail and accuracy.


An interest in technology, specifically in big data analytics.

GPA of 3.0 or higher. Going to class is #vital.

About SAS:

SAS believes in the whole employee experience. Meaningful work. Empowerment to make a difference that changes people’s lives. Dynamic work environments that foster innovation. And an award-winning culture that makes it all possible. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere. Whether you're a university recruit, or an experienced professional ready for the next big challenge, SAS brings perks, passion, and the potential to grow. No limits.

Additional Information

To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status. SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience. Resumes may be considered in the order they are received. SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.

Requisition ID: 2017-7619

Travel Requirements: None

External Company Name: SAS Institute Inc

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