Sanford Health Summer Intern - Corporate Accounting in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Summer Intern | Corporate Accounting | Sioux Falls, SD

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD


Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: Other


Contribute to Sanford operations and processes while obtaining first hand experiences that align with the mission, vision, and values of the organization. Work collaboratively with organization leadership, enhancing knowledge and skills and improving the delivery of quality healthcare. Assist in the completion of projects and administrative duties while developing skills related to the assigned function and/or location. Attend training and development opportunities, learning about various processes and functions within the organization.


Demonstrates a basic understanding of organizational project management practices and tools. Researches business related data and generates and interprets basic analytics. Collaborates with departmental associates and management. Demonstrates an ability to meet own responsibilities. Describes opportunities for taking initiative in the organization. Demonstrates the ability to respond to change. Demonstrates an expectation that there will be ongoing shifts in demands and priorities. Identifies tasks or outputs that require accuracy and detail-level attention. Delivers formal and informal stand-up presentations or demos to audiences of all kinds.


Provide professional accounting expertise by integrating Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), federal regulatory guidelines, and organizational objectives into the organization’s Accounting function. Intern is responsible for all aspects of financial reporting and maintaining the general ledger system for entities within his or her accountability. Intern will have primary focus on assisting the accounting and subsidiary teams with ongoing standardization initiatives, and ad-hoc projects relating to financial reporting.

• Assist network and subsidiary accounting teams with ongoing special projects

• Identify discrepancies in historical fixed asset data, to ensure consistency in applying internal policy and procedures in accordance with GAAP.

• Shadow mentor in day-to-day activities.

• Oversee the organization’s journal entry posting mailbox

• Assist with ad-hoc reporting or data analysis


• Must be a Junior or Senior pursing a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Healthcare Administration, or an immediate graduate having received one of the previously listed majors

• Can commit to the hours scheduled during the 12 week internship

• Able to compile, organize, and retain adequate supporting documentation and must have critical thinking and problem solving skills


Current enrollment or recent graduate of an Associate's or Bachelor's degree program from an accredited college or university.

Knowledge of healthcare industry preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care,

leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research,

education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition

here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families

and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application,

please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Job Function: Student Services

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Req Number: WD01986