• Audit Summer Intern

    Location US-CT-West Hartford
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    Accounting / Finance
  • Position Description/Company Info

    Legrand has an exciting opportunity for an Audit Summer Intern to assist in the completion of internal control documentation and testing, and ad hoc projects on a temporary basis until the end of August.  This indivdual will  be based out of West Hartford, CT but domestic travel to other divisions is likely.


    About Legrand

    Legrand is a $5.8 billion global company with 30,000 employees world-wide and products sold in 180 countries.  As the leading provider of products and systems for electrical installations and information networks wherever people live and work, Legrand delivers an unequaled depth and breadth of innovative solutions for use in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. 


    Employing more than 3,300 employees across the United States and Canada, Legrand in North America has a work environment that promotes personal advancement, pride and achievement. Our success is also based on our recognition that diversity – in people, products, innovation and technology – is an important strength. When you join our team, we provide you with the tools, knowledge and skills necessary to become the very best at your job, and to continue to advance your career.  EEO Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled



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    • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in Accounting at a local, fully accredited university.
    • Achieved at least a 3.8 GPA in the accounting curriculum.
    • Second semester Junior or Senior.
    • Will have completed at least one audit class by end of Spring semester.



    • Microsoft Office (Excel/Word/Powerpoint)

    Position Attributes

    Main Responsibilities:

    As an Audit Intern you will be responsible for the following: 

    • Assisting the Internal Control Manager during the documentation and testing phases of the annual Sarbanes Oxley compliance initiative. 
    • Prepare control process walk-throughs, make sample selections for control testing, complete control tests, and create and implement control remediation plans. 
    • Testing will be conducted based upon pre-determined test plans developed by the Manager. 
    • Testing will cover processes such as fixed assets, sales, purchasing and inventory under the guidance of the IC Manager. 
    • Performing audits of travel and entertainment expenses of management to ensure they are in compliance with Company policy.




    PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS : The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Mental Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

    • Use written and oral communication skills
    • Read and interpret data, information and documents
    • Analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems
    • Use math and mathematical reasoning
    • Observe and interpret situations
    • Learn and apply new information or skills
    • Perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks
    • Work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions
    • Interact with managers, staff, customers, the public and others encountered in the course of work


    Physical Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

    • Sit, walk and stand
    • Talk or hear, both in person and by telephone
    • Use hands repetitively operate standard office equipment
    • Reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus 


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