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Mutual Fund Accountant Intern - Summer 2024

    • Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Asset Management
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Our Internship Program

Our top-rated summer internship program is designed to give college students meaningful work experience in specific functions, providing a deeper understanding of the processes of a Fortune 500 financial services organization. The program offers interesting challenges, valuable experience and an opportunity to get to know Thrivent. This 12-week internship is a key piece of Thrivent’s entry-level talent program to ensure a strong talent pipeline to meet the needs of the organization now and into the future. The internship program offers assignments to optimize your skills and experience while giving you exposure to multiple business areas.

Do you love preparing, recording, and analyzing accounting activity for multiple investment portfolios? As a Mutual Fund Accountant Intern, you will be responsible for the daily accounting activity associated with pricing mutual funds and variable products. The Fund Accounting Operations department exists to provide effective accounting and reporting principles and practices, in partnership with internal and external customers to achieve Thrivent's goals.

In addition, you will work closely with auditors, custodians, transfer agents and sub advisors to gain an understanding of how we here at Thrivent function.

Position Responsibilities  

  • Preparing cash activity and projections for the portfolio managers, researching and verifying corporate behaviors, verifying daily interest, dividend and expense accruals, and posting security trade and shareholder activity 

  • Audit, resolve, and approve net asset value/unit value calculations of funds daily to ensure no discrepancies remain undiscovered that would result in reporting an incorrect net asset value 

  • Prepare monthly reconciliation work papers and ad hoc reports 

  • Ensure activity between the custodian and accounting system reconciles and correct any discrepancies 

  • Work with custodian to ensure that funds are receiving all entitled income and principal payments 

  • Participate in team functions such as pricing, running and distributing daily reports, and sending net asset information to various vendors 

  • Ensure all accounting activity and detail is accurate for Mutual Fund Accounting Reporting and Tax units. Assist them in meeting all deadlines if necessary 

  • Assist in preparation of materials for external auditors 

Position Requirements   

  • Working towards an undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics. 

  • A history of excellent academic performance (GPA 3.0+) 

  • Skilled in MS Office tools, including PowerPoint and Excel 

  • Knowledge and understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles 

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills 

  • Ability to multi-task and deal with tight deadlines in a team environment 

  • Detail oriented with strong organizational and time management skills 

  • Strong oral and written communication skills 

Additional Program Information  

  • Offering competitive compensation 

  • Full intern event program including development, networking, and social activities. 

  • Interns coming from greater than 50 miles from campus are eligible for subsidized housing and relocation stipend. 


Appleton, Wisconsin 

Thrivent provides Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable local, state, or federal law. This policy applies to all employees and job applicants.

Thrivent is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation, please let us know by sending an email to  or call 800-847-4836 and request Human Resources.


Mutual Fund Accountant Intern - Summer 2024


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