Palo Alto Networks Intern-Accounting in Santa Clara, California

Palo Alto Networks® is the next-generation security company, leading a new era in cybersecurity by safely enabling applications and preventing cyber breaches for tens of thousands of organizations worldwide. If you want to make an impact, are motivated, intelligent, creative, and hardworking, then this job is for you!

Our Summer Internship Program provides you:

  • 1:1 mentorship

  • Fun and engaging events that inspire your intellectual curiosity

  • The opportunity to expand your knowledge and work on challenging projects

  • Connections to other interns, recent grads, and employees across the company as well as our leaders.

Our Accounting Team which reports to the CFO. Within the Accounting Organization we have several operations teams, including but not limited to Revenue, International Accounting, Accounting Operations and Tax.

You will be working on our Travel & Expense Reimbursement team, which is part of the Accounting Operations organization and is responsible for enforcing the Company’s Business Travel & Expense Policy, processing and auditing employee expense reimbursements, administering the Company’s global corporate card programs, providing efficient and qualitative customer service to our employees, and providing T&E analysis and reporting to our executives.

Past projects have ranged from performing expense report audits and investigation analysis to accrual aging processes and typically involve working with various accounting SAAS applications and various cross functional teams including Human Resources, Legal and Internal Audit. We also work closely with employees in helping answer questions or obtaining follow-up.


  • Understanding of Palo Alto Network’s Travel & Expense Reimbursement Process

  • Exposure to various accounting SAAS applications such as Concur, OVERSIGHT and Tableau

  • Increase your aptitude with various MS tools such as Excel and PowerPoint

  • Exposure to various employee functions and roles in the Company

  • Opportunity to present to senior management on intern project results

Skills :

  • Be an effective communicator (oral and written)

  • Strong willingness for learning new things, inquisitive personality and enjoys meeting and working with various people and in a team environment

  • Basic understanding of financial accounting

Requirements All applicants must be pursuing a 4-year Undergraduate Degree, a 2-year Master’s Degree or a Doctorate degree and returning to school in the fall. You must have authorization to work within the United States.

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EOE Protected Veterans/Disability.