Title:                     2024 Summer – Accounting Internship
Position:              Hourly/Non-Exempt
Reports to:          Controller
Division:              Corporate
Location:             Paducah, KY
About Marquette:
Headquartered in Paducah, KY and founded in 1978, Marquette is a leading provider of inland marine transportation services.   Our Company operates over 135 tow and tugboats on the Mississippi River System, Gulf-Intracoastal Waterway, and near-shore coastwise market.  In addition, the Company controls over 1,000 dry cargo barges.  The Company is headquartered in Paducah, KY and has additional offices in St. Rose, LA, Lockport, LA and Houston, TX.    With over 1,500 vessel and shore-based employees, Marquette is the largest provider of independent towing services within the inland waterways.
Principal Responsibilities:
  • Assists with month-end financial close by reviewing and analyzing data and preparing journal entries and accruals for approval.
  • Reconciles and analyzes general ledger accounts.
  • Assists in preparation of financial statements.
  • Assists with Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable duties.
  • Seeks out potential areas of improvement and supports continuous improvement projects.
  • Creates and analyzes business metrics.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Student seeking a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Ability to analyze financial data.
  • Attention to detail and processes.
  • Must be a self-starter and possess the ability to perform a variety of tasks with moderate supervision.
  • Microsoft Office skills with emphasis in Excel.
This is a paid summer internship opportunity located onsite at the corporate headquarters in Paducah, KY.