Finance Processing Intern

United Way of Central Indiana
Indiana, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Oct 7, 2023

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Position Type
Fundraising, Other Fundraising
United Way
Employment Type
Full Time
Finance Processing Intern

Finance Department




Safeguarding our team members is an important part of how we ensure our continued work in the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, UWCI requires all new hires to be optimally vaccinated against COVID-19, including the COVID-19 booster, barring an approved exemption. All UWCI team members will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 19, 2021, barring an approved exception.

We partner to design, support and grow systems that accelerate financial stability and upward mobility for individuals and families living in or near poverty and striving for a brighter future. Our vision is that Central Indiana will be a community where children, individuals and families thrive; neighbors care for each other; and we are proud of all our residents' quality of life.


We pursue this vision in all we do as we ask our community to give, advocate and volunteer. We believe that vision can only be achieved if pursued with shared values, and therefore place great emphasis on building a team that will pursue this vision together with ICARE. This is an exciting time to be part of United Way of Central Indiana's team as we embark on a new strategic framework that fosters innovation, builds community partnerships, and integrates across traditional functional areas.




Position Summary

United Way of Central Indiana recognizes that the key to success is a strong and cohesive team that works through shared values to achieve our mission. The Finance Processing Intern is a member of the Finance team and is responsible for pledge and payment processing.


Position Duties & Learnings

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. 

  • Gain hands on experience in a nonprofit, high donor-based finance and accounting environment.
  • Support Finance team in ensuring timely processing of pledges, payments, and donor designation payouts, while understanding the impact of these transactions on financial statements.
  • Adhere to monthly processing deadlines.
  • Provide outstanding customer service support on payment and pledge processing.
  • Performs special assignments and other work, on an as-needed basis.





    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the basic knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The individual in this role must display the highest level of integrity and confidentiality. United Way also values innovative thinking, and a successful candidate will be a self-starter who can work within the team to achieve goals and objectives.  The individual should have effective communication skills, attention to detail and organization, flexibility, adaptability and the ability to multi-task and be open-minded in a fast-paced environment. The individual will also maintain knowledge of trends in his/her area of responsibility and reviews literature to understand key issues.


    Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Strong analytical skills  
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Comfortable with shifting priorities to attend to what matters the most. 
  • Comfortable knowledge of basic computer programs (Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, CRM helpful)
  • Proactive and independent with the ability to take initiative 
  • Education and/or Experience

    Sophomore, Junior or Senior undergrad, graduate student, or recent graduate with an accounting or finance degree. Must be computer proficient and detail oriented. Effective time management skills are essential with the ability to multi-task. Must be able to meet monthly processing deadlines. Organizational and interpersonal skills are critical to this position.

    Core Competencies

    United Way of Central Indiana's team is evaluated on the following core competencies:

  • Inclusion
  • Courage
  • Accountability
  • Respect
  • Excellence
  • Job Knowledge
  • Thriving in Change 

    Position Leader:             Accounting Director                     

    Position Leads:              N/A

    FLSA Status:                     Non-Exempt, Intern (10-20 hours a week)

    Salary Range:                $13.00 per hour

    Benefits:                       N/A

    Reviewed:                     July 2021








    Equal Opportunity Employer


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    This position description does not constitute a contract of employment or a guarantee of any terms or conditions of employment.  UWCI employees are employed on an at-will basis. In addition, nothing in this position description restricts UWCI's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.


    For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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