Accounting Intern


As an Accounting Intern at Summit Agricultural Group, you will be exposed to multiple aspects of accounting and finance within our extensive scope of agri‐businesses. Your responsibilities will include both daily accounting responsibilities and you will also contribute to the month end financial close for Summit Farms and the Summit Ag Investor Funds. The position will be based at our Alden, Iowa headquarters.

Internship Program

Summit’s internship program is tailored to give you a unique experience while allowing you to grow in your area of study. You’ll be expected to work hard and think with an “entrepreneurial spirit” in order to contribute your ideas for improving Summit’s businesses. While you will report to the Controller, your overall experience will be overseen by our Internship Program Coordinator, who will help to ensure a successful internship experience for you. At the end of the summer, you will have the opportunity to present a comprehensive presentation to Summit’s management team outlining the experiences, results and accomplishments you experienced during your time in the program.

Within Summit Agricultural Group’s paid internship program there will be opportunities to explore other departments, grow your professional network, engage in multiple lunch and learns and after work events!


  • Assist in the monthly financial close of Summit Farms, including account reconciliations, entering journal entries, working with fixed assets, accrued expenses and other accounting areas.
  • Build an understanding of private equity funds through assisting in the monthly financial close of Summit Ag Investors, including compilation of quarterly financial statements.
  • Gain exposure to Summit’s accounting system by assisting the Controller with special projects.
  • Gain an understanding of the risk management strategies implemented with the use of commodity futures, options, and interest rate swaps.


  • Junior or above studying agricultural business, economics, finance or accounting
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, highly entrepreneurial environment
  • High level of interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills
  • Motivated self-starter with ability to work independently
  • Proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint

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Posted on

September 7, 2023