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Intern Accounting and Tax

Marshall, Minnesota

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Position: Accounting and Tax Internship
Location: Marshall, MN

About the Company: At Schwan’s Company, we are a fast-paced, innovative team, focused on bringing delicious foods to our customers. If you’re passionate about food and creating a successful future, this is the place for you.

Based in Minnesota, Schwan’s is a national, multibillion-dollar company that manufactures and markets quality foods through retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands include Red Baron®, Tony's® and Freschetta® pizza, Mrs. Smith's® and Edwards® desserts, and Pagoda® Asianstyle

snacks. To learn more about Schwan's, visit

About the Program:
  • 12-week long internship program (Typically May-August)
  • Opportunity to work on and take responsibility for exciting, strategic projects that are relevant to your coursework with real-world applications
  • Exposure to upper level management, executives and the CEO
  • Opportunities for career growth with a well-established food company. Internships at Schwan’s often lead to full-time job opportunities upon graduation
  • A culture focused on ensuring the health, safety and well-being of its employees
  • Support and mentorship from team members who are authentic, good-natured and highly skilled
  • Competitive wages, incentive pay and a comprehensive package of benefits (if hired on full-time)

The Position: The corporate accounting internship offers real world work experience in financial and tax accounting. The intern, under direct supervision,

plays a key role in projects designed to improve the efficiency and

effectiveness of accounting processes.

What you will be doing:
  • Help with month-end closing procedures such as posting journal entries, reconciling ledger accounts, and analyzing transactional activity.
  • Develop/enhance expertise with technology tools including the Microsoft® Office Suite (chiefly Excel) and the SAP enterprise resource planning software.
  • Play a key role in projects designed to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of accounting processes.

What are the expectations are of you:

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in teams and collaborate effectively with people in different functions/locations
  • Proven leadership, communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to relate to all levels of management
  • Ability to take initiative and drive for results
  • Strong time management skills that enable on-time project delivery in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment


  • Current enrollment in bachelor’s degree program with an accounting or finance major.
  • Successful completion of Intermediate Accounting II
  • Graduating December 2020 or May 2021
  • GPA of 3.0+ preferred.

Job Type: Non-exempt Business Unit: Schwan's Shared Services, LLC Req #: 19011623

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  • Red Baron
  • Freschetta
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