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Accounting Intern - Winter 2017/2018

Accounting Intern - Winter 2017/2018

US-CA-San Francisco
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You've seen our commercials. Perhaps you've thought, I'd like to work there when I graduate.? Why wait? Esurance is looking for Interns to be a part of our 2017 winter internship program in our San Francisco, CA Corporate Headquarters.


At Esurance, you'll try new things, learn & grow, stretch & develop your talents. As an intern at Esurance you will collaborate with the Assistant Controllers, Accounting Managers and cross-functional teams.  Interns will be involved with projects that interact with various business units within the company to provide you with an understanding of the insurance business and the accounting profession.


Esurance recruits top talent with traditional and nontraditional backgrounds, with a focus on diversity and inclusion, so that we continue to build Esurance as a great place to work. Our Accounting professionals are constantly challenged to learn more in order to build our brand both internally and externally. This learning takes place through interaction on the job with colleagues and cross-functional teams. We ask for feedback, we share knowledge and offer coaching to help our fellow associates to develop. Esurance is all about our people, encouraging high performance and quality.


If you're highly organized, have a passion for your field of study, and enjoy working with a variety of different people, then we'd love to have you on the team. And if you're looking for a career at a tech-savvy and socially conscientious company that offers great opportunity for development, then you may have just found your new home.


Esurance combines the spirit of a startup company with the backing of Allstate (the largest publicly held personal lines insurer in the U.S.) to create a unique, energized, and exciting place to work. Find out what it means to be an integral part of a company that's poised for continued growth and long-term success.


  • Assist in ensuring the integrity and transparency of financial information
  • Participate in select projects; demonstrating creative thinking and individual initiative
  • Cultivate teamwork dynamics through working as a team member:
    understanding personal and team roles; contributing to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members; and proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback
  • Demonstrate flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; and communicating potential conflicts to a supervisor
  • Research and investigate regulatory and statutory requirements to ensure compliance
  • Document current accounting processes and procedures
  • Participate on cross-functional teams to implement and execute company initiatives


To qualify, candidates must be pursuing a Bachelor's degree in accounting, business or a related field, targeting graduation in December 2018 and must have:

  • Abilities to work both independently and within a collaborative team oriented environment using sound judgment in decision-making
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical, teamwork and organizational skills
  • Integrity, maturity, dependability, a positive attitude and a strong work ethic
  • PC proficiency, including spreadsheet, word processing and presentation software applications

Internship Expectations:
Required Hours: Fulltime availability preferred | Part time negotiable 


Current Standing:
Must be currently enrolled in an accredited university, in pursuit of undergraduate degree


Length of Assignment:
Maximum of 3 months

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