United Fire Group

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Accounting Intern

Accounting Intern

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Are you detail oriented and find yourself interested in the insurance industry? Do you like being part of a team atmosphere where you contribute to a company’s success? If so, we would like you to consider our internship program.

Here at UFG, we have a shared vision built on the dynamic foundation of people, service, profit and growth. We believe this vision is the right approach for our employees, and the smart approach for our business. If you believe in the principles of “people and service” and feel excitement from “profit and growth,” then we encourage you to check out our internship program.

We have been selected as one of Iowa’s Top Workplaces for 2017. This is an award based solely on employee survey input. And, we were named to Forbes’ “America’s 50 Most Trustworthy Financial Companies” 2017 list.

If you think you’d like to join our team, this is what we hope you can provide:




  • Assist with the preparation and timely filing of the annual tax return for the companies in the consolidatated group
  • Support with the set up and comparison of INs under the IRS matching program and assist with FACTA complaince
  • Create pro formas and format SEC filings
  • Assist with preparing GAAP financial statements using Sungard general ledger software
  • Assist with the monthly and quarterly financial reporting process for the consolidated group
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Current undergraduate student working towards degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and Word skills
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and the ability to meet deadlines is essential
  • Highly organized with acute attention to detail



Applicant criteria: The UFG Internship Program is intended for students entering their Junior or Senior year in college with an interest in the insurance industry. This will be held at our Cedar Rapids Corporate Headquarters. The schedule is from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday during the summer months of 2018.

Check us out at www.ufgins.com. We hope to hear from you soon!

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