Job Details

Requisition Number 18-0095
Post Date 1/3/2019
Title Accounting Intern - Summer
Division Division of Enforcement and Investigations
PT/FT Full Time
City Washington
State DC

Our Mission

The PCAOB oversees the audits of public companies and SEC-registered brokers and dealers in order to protect investors and further the public interest in the preparation of informative, accurate, and independent audit reports.

Job Description Summary

The PCAOB has an intern position available, assisting the Division of Enforcement and Investigations located in its Washington, DC headquarters office.

This role will provide support to the Division by assisting the Division’s attorneys and accountants with the analyzing and reviewing international investigative materials, preparing reports related to international investigative materials, and research and analysis of financial information related to international investigations.  In addition, you will assist the team on various projects on an as needed basis.  You will be supervised by seasoned team members who are accountants.


  • To assist the attorneys and accountants in analyzing investigative materials
  • To prepare reports based on review of investigative materials for use by the attorneys and accountants
  • To review regulatory filings and analyze financial information concerning investigations
  • To perform other duties and special projects as needed.


  • A student at an accredited university or college majoring in Accounting.
  • Students will have completed at least one semester of intermediate accounting.
  • Proficient with Microsoft software applications and use of the Internet.
  • Able to organize and meet deadlines.
  • A willingness to work as both as a team member and independently.
  • Proficient in reading, writing and speaking French, Italian, Portuguese or Spanish a plus.

Our Values

As we seek to accomplish our mission and implement our vision, we expect integrity, pursue excellence, operate with effectiveness, embrace collaboration, and demand accountability.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All PCAOB employees are entitled to equal opportunity and a professional work environment, free of discrimination and harassment. A workplace free of discrimination is fundamental to professional success and to the PCAOB's mission. The PCAOB will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.