Finance & Accounting Intern

Hot Topic HQ - City of Industry, California - Internship


We’re looking for entrepreneurial mindsets, progressive thinkers and creators of culture who have an appreciation for camaraderie and learning. We have a dynamic, highly collaborative environment so you’ll need the energy and communication skills to match. Our 2022 Summer Internship starts June 13th and ends August 19th. The program provides Interns valuable real life experiences, hourly pay, along with a structured 10 week work plan that is designed to fully immerse you in the retail and ecommerce business.

Are you looking to learn the skills to pay the bills?! You've found your match! The Finance & Accounting intern will assist the team from budgeting and forecasting to reporting and analysis. You'll learn from cross functional teams to support in the day to day operations to grow your skills from Padawan to Jedi!


  • Gain exposure to several different teams within accounting and finance – financial controls, internal reporting, inventory control, general accounting, treasury, sales audit, accounts payable, financial planning and analysis, and more!
  • Learn about closing the books for month end and quarter end
  • Develop an understanding of the underlying support for the basic financial statements – balance sheet, P&L, statement of cash flows
  • Provides financial analysis support to various areas of the company
  • Assists with short and long term financial forecasts
  • Assists with preparation of weekly, monthly and quarterly financial analysis schedules of actual vs. budget variances
  • Provides insightful revenue and expense reporting and analyses on a recurring and ad-hoc basis that enables senior management to make informed decisions


  • Recent graduate or within 6 months of graduation with a BA, MBA or BS degree
  • Associates Degree or higher, or equivalent work experience
  • Accounting knowledge is helpful – the more you know about debits and credit, the better!
  • Knowledge on pop culture & home trends; it's super helpful if you have a passion for our product!
  • Analytical skills and quantitative abilities. You can crunch numbers and aren't afraid of the words: analysis & Microsoft Excel
  • Smells like Team Spirit – you thrive in a group environment and work great on a team!
  • Ability to work on-site at our HQ in City of Industry, CA at least two days per week
  • Full time availability for the duration of the internship from June 13th - August 19th