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Controllership Intern - Winter 2024

Controllership Intern

Employee Status: Intern

Schedule: Seasonal

Location: Westfield Center, OH preferred - Open to Remote.  Complimentary Corporate Housing Available.

Work hours and duration: 20 - 40 hours/week starting Dec/Jan 2024 – Apr/May 2024


About Us:

You’re ready to make your mark where people care about each other. Where your work is meaningful. And where your unique perspectives are welcome. Think about joining Westfield, a company focused on what’s most important – the people behind our policies. 


Westfield was founded in 1848 by a small group of hard-working farmers who believed in the promise of the future and the power of the individual. Today, as one of the nation’s leading property and casualty (P&C) companies, we remain true to their vision and are dedicated to making a positive difference in our customers’ lives.


Your internship will focus on gaining insights into some of the financial reporting and tax processes within an insurance company. The Controllership team provides value-added, business advisory services and insights to support the evolving needs of our customers and policyholders. Westfield Controllership offers a wide range of opportunities working closely with the team and its leaders. 



  • Assist on projects and with accounting close.
  • Participate in the analysis and completion of various processes.
  • Review existing standard operating procedures and update where gaps exist.
  • Assisting with annual compliance and regulatory work, including preparing state filings.
  • Assist with the preparation and filing of state and local tax returns for a multi-tiered organization, including property and casualty insurance and banking related companies.
  • Engage in self-led continuous improvement project, empowering interns to drive innovation.



  • Actively pursuing or within 1 year of receiving a secondary education degree with a related field of study, i.e., Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.
  • Previous work experience, or internship experience.
  • Proven ability to collaborate and work with a team.
  • Demonstrated solid oral, written and interpersonal skills resulting in the ability to interact with all levels within the organization.
  • Demonstrated organization skills.
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently.
  • Valid driver’s license and a driving record that conforms to company standards.
  • Physical essential functions: ability to work 40 hours in an office environment (sitting, standing, on a computer, etc.), operate office related technology (computer, phone, etc.), travel as required.


Enjoy a casual-dress atmosphere while taking advantage of a challenging and rewarding work environment. Our internship program starts your career and encourages you to set meaningful goals and objectives while you are with us.  You will meet with key leaders, job shadow, make presentations and have fun along the way!

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We are an equal opportunity employer/minority/female/disability/protected veteran.