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Accounting Intern

18000 International Blvd, SeaTac, WA 98188, USA Req #690
Monday, February 12, 2024
Lynden is a family-owned transportation and logistics company that allows our customers to balance speed and budget by shipping via air, land or sea. As the parent company with 175 employees, we support 15 operating companies with over 2,500 employees. Having not had a layoff in 40+ years, we offer you job stability in a career that will be an adventure!

Lynden Incorporated is seeking an Accounting Intern to work as part of our SeaTac based team.  Join Lynden Incorporated for a fun learning experience. This is a paid internship; you will generally work 40 hours per week for a period of 10-12 weeks during the summer. This position is non safety sensitive. Our internship program offers you opportunities to network and learn through:

  • Participating in tours at the different Lynden Operating Companies.
  • Informational lunches with Lynden executives including Operations, Marketing, HR, Legal, Finance and Company Presidents.
  • Assisting with organizing the Lynden summer barbeque and other employee events.
  • Intern team building activities.
  • Group and team-related projects include presenting to our group of executives.

Who we are: 

Lynden is a family-owned transportation and logistics company that allows our customers to balance speed and budget by shipping via air, land, or sea. As a corporate office with about 200 employees, we support 20 sister companies with over 2,500 employees.


We encourage you to apply and bring your expertise to:

  • Reconcile accounts and financial records by performing research, documenting account and record status, and correcting entries, if needed.
  • Complete various journal entries as needed. 
  • Research or enter information on the computer to assist various departments, inquire on or update accounts, facilitate replies to customers or vendors, prepare bills, receipts, checks, or other documents.
  • Assist with federal, state, and local transaction-based tax returns. 
  • Provide phone support, interacting with other employees, customers, and vendors.
  • Map and document business processes.
  • Assist with projects on an as-needed basis such as organizing information, presenting information, creating documents, working on company’s SharePoint sites, developing training modules or training documentation, etc.
  • May be required to facilitate meetings, gather information from various personnel and summarize information in a clear, logical format.

What we need from you:

  • Currently enrolled in undergraduate accounting or finance program and have at least one year of college with some course work in accounting, business, or finance. 
  • Must have strong Excel skills and be familiar with Microsoft Word and Outlook.
  • PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Tableau experience is appreciated.

What you need to know: 

  • We work in a casual office setting with an on-site gym.
  • Easy access to Link Light Rail or free onsite parking.
  • Our atmosphere is enjoyable and results-driven but focused on balancing personal life, health, and well-being.
  • This position is minimum of 4 days in office.


What’s in it for you:

  • 401(k) with 50% of the first 6% contributed matched + additional annual retirement contribution.
  • Paid Sick Leave.
  • Employee assistance program – at no cost to you.
  • Transportation reimbursement program.

Fine Print:
All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background and pre-employment drug screen, excluding marijuana where prohibited by law.  Random drug testing is required for all Lynden Incorporated employees, excluding marijuana from non-safety sensitive positions in Washington.
Lynden Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer. 

Lynden does not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, honorably discharged veteran or military status, citizenship or immigration status, age, national origin, the presence of any physical, mental, or sensory disability, gender identity, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, political ideology, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

Veterans and underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.
Job description available upon request.


Other details

  • Job Family 1300-Intern
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $20.75
Location on Google Maps
  • 18000 International Blvd, SeaTac, WA 98188, USA