CommScope, Inc. Intern Audit in Joliet, Illinois

Everyone communicates. It’s the essence of the human experience. How we communicate is evolving. Technology is reshaping the way we live, learn and thrive. The epicenter of this transformation is the network—our passion. Our experts are rethinking the purpose, role and usage of networks to help our customers increase bandwidth, expand capacity, enhance efficiency, speed deployment and simplify migration. From remote cell sites to massive sports arenas, from busy airports to state-of-the-art data centers— we provide the essential expertise and vital infrastructure your business needs to succeed. The world’s most advanced networks rely on CommScope connectivity.

Job Description:

CommScope is offering an opportunity for select students, seeking degrees in accounting or finance, to join our Finance/Audit Internship Program. The intern will gain exposure to multiple finance and business teams within CommScope.

The intern will rotate through several areas of the finance organization to gain knowledge in various finance functional areas and processes. Possible rotational areas include commercial decision support, general accounting, financial reporting, cost accounting, accounts payable, customer financial services, investor relations, treasury, tax and internal audit.


  • Assists with preparation of federal and state income tax returns, quarterly income tax provision items, estimated tax payments, tax account reconciliations, and tax basis balance sheet items.

  • Compiles and analyzes financial information for use in income tax return filings and transfer pricing projects.

  • Research and respond to taxing authority inquiries.

  • Prepares Excel and PowerPoint reports and presentations.

  • Execute audit procedures (reviews transactions and source documents analyzes internal controls) and document results of testing.

  • Obtain working knowledge of audit software, data interrogation tools, and documentation standards.

  • Assists with and supports special projects as needed.



  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited university.

  • Plans to obtain a Certified Public Accounting accreditation highly desirable.

  • Junior or Senior (if pursuing Master’s immediately upon graduation) standing preferable.

  • G.P.A. 3.0 or higher.

    Desired Skills and Competencies:

  • Has a solid basic understanding of finance and accounting terms and concepts.

  • Possesses a high-energy level, strong work ethic and desire to learn.

  • Has strong inter-personal and communication (verbal and written) skills.

  • Has strong analytical and problem solving skills Maintains the ability to complete tasks on time and perform well under time constraints.

  • Is proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel (V-look ups, pivot tables, graphs, charts, etc.).

It is the policy of CommScope to provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all individuals based on merit, qualifications and abilities. CommScope does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, age or any other characteristics as protected by law. Furthermore, this contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.