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SBDC Finance Graduate Assistant; Supervisor: John Rainey, Director of SBDC - 1 opening

Posted date: 28 Mar 2017

Type: Non-Work Study Only
Location: Carriage House
Description: The SBDC is now interviewing for a finance graduate assistant for the 2017-18 academic year. This assistantship is a unique opportunity for a graduate student to work in a client/consulting environment. The student will assist the SBDC Director and Business Advisors in the following areas: 1.) Client Financing Support: a) Financial Packaging - Assist advisors with preparation of client financial statements, financial forecasts, pro-forma statements and loan packaging/equity financing exhibits for client business plans. b) Financial Analysis - Prepare historical financial statement analysis for use in acquisition analysis and forecasting future results. c) Financial Modeling - Continue to improve financial models and develop new models as required. 2.) Front Office Assistance - Back up for Customer Service Coordinator/Office Manager (phones, booking appointments, computer support, etc.). 3.) Special Projects - Can be tailored to background, skills and interests of student, if time available. This position is based on 20 hours per week, and applicants must plan to also be available during the summer, on a part-time basis.
GSOM student preferred. The successful candidate will be a first year graduate level finance or accounting student with: • Prior work experience. • Excellent interpersonal and English language skills. • Outstanding knowledge of Excel. • Knowledge of accounting principles. Only students graduating in May 2018 or December 2018 will be considered for the position. Students interested should send a cover letter and resume to John Rainey, Director of SBDC ( and Zhiqi Zhang, Graduate Assistant ( by no later than April 7th. Any questions should be directed to Zhiqi Zhang at the Small Business Development Center at 508-793-7643.
Contact: John Rainey, Director of SBDC