Company/Organization: The Kamson Corporation
Mentor(s):Tom Devaney/Mieke Nielsen
Topic of Internship
Accounting Real Estate
The Kamson Corporation began in 1974 with Richard J. Kurtzís vision and leadership. He has now led the Corporation to great success as a top leader in the northeast that owns and operates over 75 investment properties located in Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Their portfolio includes a diverse mix of garden style and hi-rise apartments in both suburban and urban area environments. Kamson also employs over 600 professionals who take pride in transforming standard apartments into superior living environments.
Summary of Internship
My expectation of my internship was to gain a general understanding of the accounting field as it pertains to the real estate industry. At the Kamson Corporation I was allowed to explore many aspects of the field. I was introduced to systems such as Prosystem Engagement Software, a Microsoft Excel based program that creates financial statements and notes, Lotus Approach and Lotus 1-2-3, and IBS. I was also taught how to perform bank reconciliations and rent reconciliations as well. I took pride in preparing various budgets for many properties that was then transferred to Engagement.
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