Accounting Intern

Posted Date 3 months ago(9/6/2022 1:00 PM)



Celanese has a commitment to building a strong pipeline of talent through our University Intern Program. Our program targets college students looking for internships the summer before their senior year. The purpose is to work towards full-time opportunities, for a post-graduation start. We are currently recruiting for the 12-week paid internship program that will run from May 22nd to August 11th.

Celanese is a Fortune 500 global chemical innovation company that engineers and manufactures chemicals used in products essential to everyday living. Headquartered in Dallas, TX, we employ over 7,700 dedicated people working more than 40 facilities across 18 countries. We are committed to employee growth and creating shareholder value to ensure continued opportunities make a difference. Our company focuses on the safety of its employees, provides competitive compensation, and emphasizes giving back to the community. To learn more about Celanese and our products please visit

What can you expect during the internship?  

The 12-week program kicks off with a half day orientation, including an organizational and internship overview, business etiquette, program expectations, policies and conduct. This helps provide foundational knowledge as students move through the program. Over the summer, interns also participate in the following:

  • Exposure to leadership through information sessions and lunch & learns
  • Networking opportunities
  • Giving back through community involvement
  • Manager feedback through midterm and final performance evaluations
  • Social interactions with other interns and interns from years past
  • Participation in video ambassador program
  • Ability to participate in Employee Resource Group events
  • Time to evaluate Celanese for future employment


The intern program is designed to provide students hands on, real world projects and ability to contribute to the continued success of the company!


The Accounting Intern will assist the corporate accounting and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) teams with various financial analyses and reports, data input, financial research, and SOX testing to ensure accuracy and completeness of internal and external financial reporting and SOX compliance. Depending on area of interest intern could work in Tax, Accounting, or Treasury. 


  • Assist with preparation of external reports using collaborative software (Workiva), including the accumulation of supporting documentation, ensuring completeness and accuracy.
  • Tie-out to supporting documentation, presentations and materials prepared by Investor Relations for completeness and accuracy.
  • Research comparator SEC financial disclosures.
  • Prepare financial statements and supporting documentation for employee benefit plans and other statutory reporting.
  • Perform controls testing using CE's compliance software Cadency.
  • Update controls documentation such as flowcharts
  • Assist SOX team with other ad hoc tasks.
  • Assist corporate accounting teams with ad-hoc accounting analyses.



Successful interns need to have the following qualifications:

  • Working towards bachelor’s in Accounting. Graduation date December 2023 or May 2024
  • GPA 2.8 or higher
  • Microsoft suite proficiency used to present findings and opportunities to leaders- word, PowerPoint and excel
  • Attention to detail- verbal and written skills used to communicate effectively with leadership and team members
  • Positive attitude and possess learning agility
  • Proven success working in a team environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety
  • Able to work in the U.S. with no restrictions (OPT H1b, TN visa currently not supported)

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