HORIZON FELLOWSHIP

The Horizons Fellowship

The Horizons Fellowship supports 200 outstanding university students in their pursuit to become multidisciplinary leaders using technology. Our fully-funded program provides real-world technology courses geared towards high-achieving college students.

Horizons students have gone onto work at a variety of amazing companies – Google, Facebook, Visa, The Stanford Research Institute, Slack, Yelp, Amazon, McKinsey, Bloomberg, J.P. Morgan, EA Games, and more.

Past Horizonites have come from a variety of schools and backgrounds. Students have hailed from Harvard, Princeton, Yale, UPenn/Wharton, Columbia, Northwestern, Babson, Wellesley, Colgate, Brown, Michigan, great state schools, community colleges and more. We’ve had computer science majors, math majors, economics/business majors, biology majors, english majors, and art majors all take our program.

Interested students can start an application here!

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Job Posting – Staff Accountant – Miramar

https://us-erac.icims.com/jobs/246742/staff-accountant-miramar%2c-ca/job?mode=view&mobile=false&width=783&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-480&jun1offset=-420

 

Staff Accountant Miramar, CA

Location

San Diego North – Miramar

 Category

Accounting/Finance – Accountant

 Job ID

 2018-246742

Overview

Gain real-world business, accounting, and financial training that will teach you all aspects of financial management pertaining to running a successful business. Our program fully prepares you to become a Business Manager of your own financial operation. A key partner in our organization, the Business Manager oversees all aspects of financial management and provides balance to the partnership formed with the marketing and operational pieces of our business. You’ll enjoy performance-based promotions and big earning potential as you climb the management ladder. Plus you’ll work with fun people at a $23 billion industry leader that supports you every step of the way.

 

The Staff Accountant will be responsible for preparing financial statements, providing external and internal communication to rental locations, vendors and various departments.  Projects will include but will not be limited to managing accounts receivable general ledger accounts, analyzing accounts, resolving issues and variances, and calculating/preparing end of month entries.

 

This position offers solid professional and financial growth opportunities.  This is an outstanding opportunity for the right candidate to achieve continued growth and success.  The ideal candidate will portray strong interpersonal and communication skills, excellent organizational and time management skills and exceptional attention to detail.

 

This position is located at the Enterprise San Diego Regional Headquarters in Miramar.

 

**This is a full-time position and apart from religious observances, must be available to work 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm.

Responsibilities

Starting as a Staff Accountant, you will be exposed to basic accounting procedures and principles ranging from accounts payable and receivable systems to financial statement, preparation, and analysis.

  • Basic accounting procedures and principles
  • Prepare financial statements
  • Assemble back reconciliation and account schedules
  • Establish effective communication lines with other departments
  • Partner with assigned departments on cost containment and Group initiatives
  • Maintain a regular and reliable level of attendance and punctuality
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

At Enterprise, you will have the chance to run your own financial operation and provide balance to the marketing and operational pieces of our business. We offer a comprehensive development program where you will work closely with sales and marketing, human resources, procurement, and more to produce excellence in customer service, growth strategies, operating efficiencies, and profitability.
As your understanding of our business grows and your ability to make solid business decisions develops, you will soon take on a supervisory role within a business management team. How fast you progress is completely up to you. With our entrepreneurial philosophy, there is truly nothing holding you back.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans

 

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Must have an intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Office products (i.e. Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.).
  • Apart from religious observances, must be available to work full-time, 40 hours/week Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future.
  • Willingness to relocate for future opportunities.

 

Additional desired skills/competencies include:

  • Commitment to continued education and/or certification (CMA, CPA, MBA)
  • Excellent time-management, organization, and follow-up skills
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • Strength in communication, problem solving, and customer service
  • Proven leadership abilities and demonstrated training/development of others
  • Proven analytical skills and decision making abilities
  • Interested in becoming a future Business Manager
  • Must be flexible to relocate outside local area/state within a 1-3 year period to accept potential promotional opportunities.

Inaugural Summer Innovation Incubator! Deadline to Apply 6/5/18

The Associate Vice Chancellor for Innovation – Dr. Paul Roben – would like to invite undergraduate students with ideas from all disciplines to apply for the inaugural Summer Innovation Incubator. This is a pilot incubator program and 10 undergraduate students from across campus will be selected to receive a $2500 stipend and participate in the 8 week incubator to develop their idea.

The program is open to all undergraduates who will be continuing in Fall 2018. Students do not need to be a part of any current incubator/entrepreneurship programs or have entrepreneurial experience.

Passing the CPA with Wiley CPAEXCEL

Event Title: Passing the CPA with Wiley CPAEXCEL

Date: Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Time: 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Location: Green Table Room, Price Center (on 2nd Floor by Shogun)

Facebook: Facebook event link

Description: Not sure how to prepare for the CPA exam? Come to the final installment of our CPA super review on Wednesday to learn more! Come listen to Bill Petersen, CPA and Regional Director of Wiley CPAExcel talk about his own personal tips and tricks for passing the exam! As a former public accountant and weathered CPA, Bill will walk you through tips and tricks for conquering and passing all four sections. Pizza will also be provided!

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Economist Job Postings with U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Our federal agency just posted a job announcement for two Industrial Price field economist positions with us here in Los Angeles (or San Francisco).  Below is the link on USAJobs:

DE-18-SF-BLS-034

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/500329300

Please let any current or former UCI economics graduates know about these varied and interesting jobs with us!