Accounting Intern (Summer 2023) - Somersworth, NH

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Somersworth, New Hampshire

Job Type: Not Specified


Corporate Overview

Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

Division Overview

Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HPS is deeply engaged in product solutions for OSP Communication utility purposes, and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HPS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HPS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas and water industries.

At HPS, we build products that provide mission critical infrastructure and that deliver communications and power to millions of people worldwide. In our business, failure is not an option. Therefore, we manufacture products of uncompromising integrity and it starts with our quality policy. We hold our partners, our suppliers and ourselves to the highest standard to ensure we exceed all the technical and functional expectations of our customers.

Hubbell Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electrical and electronic products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electrical, Power, and Industrial Technology.

Posting Address

Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Position Overview

The internship program at Aclara will primarily focus on the responsibilities within Accounting function. The Accounting function performs the monthly financial close, monthly account analysis, account reconciliations, project accounting for our professional services functions and engineering projects, as well as special projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities

As an intern you will apply your knowledge of US GAAP accounting principles and Sarbanes-Oxley internal controls in a large corporate environment. You will alongside our staff accountants and accounting supervisors to learn how the accounting principles are applied in our day-to-day activities as well as our monthly financial close responsibilities, perform account analysis, prepare journal entries, and reconcile accounts.

We will also have several special projects at this time we anticipate you will be very involved including a conversion to SAP, warehouse and plant visits to evaluate operational effectiveness, engineering project investment analysis, fixed asset verifications, and fixed asset investment analysis for their return on investment.

Skills and Experience

Skills and Experience

Currently pursuing a degree in Accounting, completed at least intermediate-level accounting classes by Summer 2023

Experience with Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)


Bachelors Degree in Accounting

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

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