Summer 2022 Accounting Internship (Supported by the Small Business Internship Fund)

Simplex Homes

Simplex Industries is a modern, nationally-recognized leader in modular construction, concentrating on building the highest possible quality modular structures, from homes to commercial space. Ranging from professional office space to light industrial buildings, first homes to dream homes, Simplex is a family-owned business and large employer in Northeast Pennsylvania. Simplex’ management team and craftsmen are among the most experienced in the industry, many having been with the business almost since its founding over 5 decades ago.

As the Accounting intern, you’ll gain an understanding of the operations of an Accounting department, and be mentored by the department manager. Focused on support and learning, you’ll assist in recordkeeping and learn to complete reconciliations and payables, and understand how different departments work with Accounting. You’ll get a great glimpse of overall Simplex operations!


  • Summer 2022, May/June-August
  • 15-30 hours per week, 7-10 weeks
  • $12/hour
  • On-site internship at business location in Scranton (Lackawanna County, PA)

* Requirement: Students are required to check with their college/university career development office to find out if any guidelines, must be followed and/or requirements must be met for the internship (health & safety, academic or other), by the student and/or the small business host.

This internship opportunity is supported by the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Internship FundStudents interested in participating in the Small Business Internship Fund must meet at least one of the criteria featured at the end of this description.


  • Coursework and/or major in Accounting; strong financial/accounting analysis background
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel and Word
  • Ability to complete tasks assigned in a timely and efficient manner and to adhere to deadlines as assigned by supervisors
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to pay close attention to details, in addition to excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Capable of working in a team environment and accepting of taking direction from supervisors 
  • Can lift a minimum of 25 lbs., if required


Gain an understanding of how the Accounting department works, with great mentoring!

  • Gain a basic understanding of accounting for business in a corporate environment
  • Help the accounting staff accomplish daily tasks and gain an understanding of how they affect different departments
  • Aid accounts payable department by processing invoices in a timely and accurate fashion
  • Work with assistant controller to learn how to upkeep sub-ledger accounting and accomplish reconciliations of different types of accounts and subledgers
  • Learn a basic understanding of intercompany journal entries and company filing systems

This internship opportunity is supported by the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Internship Fund. Students interested in participating in the Small Business Internship Fund must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Be a resident of Lackawanna County currently enrolled in a college or university
  • Be a currently enrolled student of a Lackawanna County college or university
  • Be a currently enrolled student of a Chamber member college or university: Clarks Summit University, Fortis Institute, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Johnson College, Keystone College, Lackawanna College, Luzerne County Community College, Marywood University, Misericordia University, Penn State Scranton, The University of Scranton, Wilkes University.
Type: Accounting/Business
Deadline: 05/22/2022

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