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Controller Trainee Intern

EAU CLAIRE, WI - Corporate Office | Intern | Accounting/Finance
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Job Description

Position Summary

This Team Member works directly with the Plant Controller to develop all accounting skills and become knowledgeable with all of the controller job duties.  This position involves specialized work in developing and maintaining financial data at Midwest Manufacturing. 


Primary Responsibilities


  • Maintain accuracy in receiving, month end paperwork, adjustments, usage, and costing

Accounts Payable

  • Complete a monthly comparison between receipts and outstanding payments to verify accuracy of Profit and Loss statements
  • Complete and process Purchase Orders


  • Process time card edits
  • Submit time records
  • Process pay/position change paperwork
  • Improve flow and reduce amount of plant and office paperwork

Bill of Material Maintenance

  • Enter new items into the system as needed by plant managers
  • Modify bill of materials based on product changes and fluctuation to ensure accurate raw materials usages and inventory counts.

Order Processing

  • Enter and process orders through the system in a timely manner
  • Handle questions or problems forwarded from the Menards stores


Additional Responsibilities

  • Any additional accounting related functions or special reporting projects as assigned by the Controller or Plant Manager
Skills & Requirements

Position Requirements

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Working knowledge of modern accounting methods and techniques
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products- Excel, Access, Word
  • Good data entry skills
  • Able to write and speak clearly and accurately
  • Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Midwest Manufacturing managers