Accounting Intern

About HDC:

HDC is the nation’s largest municipal Housing Finance Agency and is charged with helping to finance the creation or preservation of affordable housing for New Yorkers. HDC also serves as a key financing partner in the rehabilitation of our city’s public housing stock under the NYCHA Permanent Affordability Commitment Together (PACT) initiative.

For more information about the New York City Housing Development Corporation, please visit our website:


The Accounting division is responsible for applying the principles of accounting to process, analyze, and report financial transactions related to bonds, mortgages, and investments. The Accounting intern will assist in preparing quarterly and year-end financial statements. The Intern will also assist in the preparation of the Corporation’s revenue and operating budgets.

Area of Talent                                 Accounting

Position Type                                 Fall Internship

Location                                         NYC/Financial District

Reports to:                                     Senior Accountant

Desired Class Level(s)                 Undergraduate Junior or Senior

Internship Stipend                        $ 4,480 (dependent on confirmation of work schedule)

If needed, HDC will fully support an intern’s application for credit or stipend from their school/university.


Intern Responsibilities:

  • Review investment activity
  • Review mortgage activity
  • Calculate monthly accruals
  • Process transactions to maintain the general ledger
  • Perform reconciliations of bank and financial accounts
  • Undertake special projects as requested              


  • Pursuing a BA or BS degree in Accounting.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, and Microsoft Office
  • Understanding of basic accounting principles

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of applying accounting principles
  • Course work in Financial Accounting

How to Apply

Submitted resumes must be accompanied by a cover letter. Please email your cover letter and resume to or fax to (646) 304-4819.

As of August 2, 2021, all HDC hires must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religion or disability.

If you are offered an internship at HDC, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation for exemption is received and approved by HDC.

HDC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

HDC is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, HDC will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of the internship, please contact Human Resources by emailing