The New York Islanders Hockey Club is one of the most iconic franchises in professional sports, with a deeply passionate and loyal fanbase. The 2022-23 season marks the 50th Anniversary of Islanders hockey, and we are commemorating our history to propel us forward. Isles Nation celebrates four consecutive Stanley Cups in the 1980s, numerous all-stars and hall of famers, a state-of-the-art arena, millions raised for charities in our communities, and much more. We will add on to that legacy with the help of our diverse team that embodies what it means to be a part of the Blue & Orange.
How to Make the Team
Our Interns are motivated and enthusiastic. In this role, you will gain experience and learn essential industry skills by assisting our team with various accounting and finance task including, accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank reconciliations, and other projects for our management team. Your work will help prepare our records for monthly and annual financial statement reporting. As an Accounting Intern, you will also post journal entries to the general ledger, perform administrative duties, such as data entry and filing and do research if necessary. You may work with multiple entities including New York Islanders, Bridgeport Islanders, Islanders Ice works, Islanders Children’s Foundation and Northwell Health Ice Center. No experience is necessary, but you must be proficient with basic computer programs and willing to learn.
Show Us You Can
Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations
Analyze financial data and be detailed-oriented
Perform research for budgeting and financial forecasting
Check financial documents and journal entries for accuracy
Provide administrative support as needed
Be discreet when handling sensitive financial information
Show a willingness to learn
What Skills You Will Use
Flexibility: Switch gears on a moment’s notice and adapt to shifting priorities
Motivation: Leverage your personal skills to drive results and influence success
Autonomy: Manage your time, work independently, and prioritize tasks
Collaboration: Liaise with cross-functional internal teams and establish positive relationships
Accountability: Take ownership of your work
Conflict Resolution: Show off your problem solving and decision-making skills
Currently enrolled in or recently graduated from an accredited college program studying Accounting, Finance, and/or Analytics
Awareness of and interest in the latest accounting guidance, pronouncements and emerging trends shaping professional sports
Excellent writing and research skills
Microsoft Office skills
Where You will Go
You will primarily be working remotely. Otherwise, you will report to our Floral Park, NY office.
What is in it for You
Gaining core accounting and finance experience for an iconic NHL® franchise
Employee discount at New York Islanders Pro Shops
The Fine Print
The New York Islanders are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.