Assistant Accountant Intern

Location: US-Colorado-Denver
Department: Americas Controllership (4880)


About Us

Global Eagle is a leading provider of satellite-based broadband connectivity, television and entertainment services, content and data analytics to aviation, maritime, enterprise and government markets. Global Eagle offers a fully integrated portfolio of rich media content and high-speed connectivity solutions for airlines, private jets, cruise lines, commercial ships, super-yachts, ferries, enterprise, government and military installations worldwide with proprietary performance-enhancing technologies and exclusive access to premium media. With 1,300 employees on six continents and leading global satellite and ground networks, the company delivers exceptional service and concierge support to its customers.

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Role Summary

Reporting to a Revenue Manager, Connectivity the Assistant Accountant - Intern will prepare accurate and timely financial transactions, reconciliations and reporting for the Connectivity Revenue segment and be responsible for complying with financial reporting requirements.  The Assistant Accountant Intern will interact with various internal departments and external advisors to achieve this and to allow the organization to make well-informed decisions to ensure future stability, profitability and growth.

This role will be 100% work remote with occasional office time as requested.  Safety is a priority for Global Eagle and no one is mandated to be in office if there is a concern for health.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Prepare all types of journal entries
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations and reports
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly close  
  • Assist the Revenue Manager, Connectivity to ensure that all financial close deadlines are met
  • Maintain effective SOX controls and documentation
  • Provide explanation and analysis for balances and movements in general ledger
  • Assist with preparation of documents and reports that will aid in the annual audit processes with both external and internal auditors

Education & Experience

  • Currently enrolled in Finance, Accounting or Business degree plan or related
  • Comfort working in data systems such as Oracle Financials, Quickbooks, or other accountancy software is a plus, but not required
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and MS Office Suite (Outlook, PPT, etc.) is preferred.
  • Knowledge of standard accounting functions including accounts payable, accounts receivable, inventory and fixed assets, etc. as covered in a degree plan.


  • Detail oriented and organized with the ability to meet assigned deadlines
  • Proven ability to work independently, be self-driven and problem solve
  • Flexible and adapts quickly to new situations
  • Work well as part of a team, with the ability to multi-task and manage their own work load

Our Core Values

  • Communicate and Connect
  • Deliver Excellence and Own it
  • Be Honorable
  • Operate as ONE
  • Learn and Embrace Change

Why You Should Work Here

A career with Global Eagle is a unique opportunity to grow your knowledge and skills within a culture that thrives on collaboration and innovation. We offer flexibility, a causal environment, and the chance to learn things they don't teach in school. 

The anticipated starting salary range for individuals expressing interest in this position is $18-$20/hour. Actual compensation will depend on factors such as location, experience, skills, certifications…etc.


Global Eagle is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Due to COVID, our interviews are now done in a safe environment using online platforms like Zoom and Microsoft Teams.


Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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