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Spirit AeroSystems 2021 Summer Intern: Accounting/Finance in Wichita, Kansas


Flight begins at Spirit AeroSystems, where our products are taking off somewhere around the world every minute of every day. We design and build large structural parts for the world’s premier commercial aircraft (think Boeing and Airbus), as well as top Defense and other cutting edge programs.

Spirit AeroSystems is a global company with a diverse work force spread across three continents. Our headquarters is in Wichita, Kansas. There is opportunity for you to be part of an innovative team in the growth industry of aerospace.


Flight begins with you at Spirit AeroSystems, a place where you can explore your interests and grow your career by working on impactful projects. As a Finance/Accounting Intern you can expect to:

· Gain real-world practical and leadership skills through challenging hands-on opportunities.

· Connect with subject matter experts, mentors and decision makers.

· Be a part of an intern cohort that enjoys organized social, recreational and volunteer activities.

Internship Overview - We have multiple openings across many different areas:


An opportunity to work within Spirit AeroSystems Accounting team on projects related to the new U.S. GAAP lease standard as well as cash applications for customers. You will be given exposure to daily and monthly accounting activities including experience preparing journal entries in SAP, posting cash and payroll, assisting with monthly accrual entries, and monthly close and consolidation. In this role you will learn how to record, track, and post all daily cash transactions, help complete cost transfers and prepare account reconciliation files.

Incurred Costing

An opportunity to work within Spirit AeroSystems Incurred Costing team across multiple areas of the business and enhance your analytical skills. To cap off the summer, the internship will provide an opportunity to work on a comprehensive project targeting an area of value impactful to the company's success.

Program Finance

An opportunity to work within the Spirit AeroSystems Program Finance team on risk/opportunity monitoring and financial analysis. Internship involves supporting the program cross functional team, financial report generation, and variance to plan analysis, ad hoc analysis, job shadowing financial personnel, and exposure to preparing executive level presentations.


An opportunity to work within Spirit AeroSystems Corporate Tax team. If you have an interest in understanding what it takes to work in a corporate tax department then this is the opportunity for you. The internship will involve work on a project to research and test the implementation of new tax provisioning processes as well as give the intern the visibility into all areas of a highly functioning tax team.


An opportunity to work within Spirit AeroSystems Corporate Audit team. Join this high performing team to execute an audit or project that will enhance value by helping the business manage risk and support risk-adjusted decisions. This is a dynamic, fast-paced internship which will focus on developing analytical, leadership and organizational skills.

Pricing and Business Analyst

An opportunity to work within Spirit AeroSystems Business Analytics team using Big Data Analytics to make better decisions. This internship will explore and analyze growing volumes of structures cost/price data to identify new revenue opportunities, more effective cost management, and improved operational efficiency.

Financial Analysis & Planning

An exciting opportunity to work within Spirit AeroSystems Corporate FP&A team. If you have an interest in understanding what it takes to do financial planning and analysis for a Fortune 500 company, then this is an ideal opportunity for you. The internship will involve work on a project to help with the 2Q close and also assist with the forecast variance tracking and reporting cadence that’s trademark for a high performing FP&A team.


An opportunity to work within Spirit AeroSystems Corporate Treasury & Risk Management team. The internship will involve an opportunity to gain knowledge and experience in Treasury Operations (e.g., cash forecasting, bank reporting & administration, and quarterly results reporting to leadership) and Risk Management (contract reviews, corporate insurance, and business continuity management).


You must be enrolled full time in a university degree program aligned to the area of internship.

You must be a current sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student in good standing with at least a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale).

Spirit AeroSystems is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Job LocationsUS-KS-Wichita

Posted Date1 month ago(8/24/2020 5:51 PM)

Requisition ID2020-5669