Summer College Intern - Financial Center of Excellence (Accounting)

Recruiter
NextEra Energy
Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
28 Sep 2020
Closes
29 Sep 2020
Ref
44716
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Entry level, Internship
Requisition ID: 44716

NextEra Energy Resources is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.

Position Specific Description

The Accounting & Finance Operations team is currently seeking a motivated intern who is ready to apply knowledge of financial terms and principles to an authentic real-world experience. The intern will assist with a wide range of duties, including analyzing data, preparing financial reports, entering data, and learning about varied accounting activities. This is an exciting opportunity for any student pursuing a career in finance/accounting.

Responsibilities
  • Assist with month-end financial reports
  • Post journal entries
  • Help with accounts receivable, payable, and bank statement reconciliation
  • Assist with audits
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts
  • Collaborate with the finance team on forecasting efforts
  • Manage monthly tracking of construction activities
  • Assist with data entry
  • Participates in special projects and performs special assignments as required


Preferred Requirements
  • Business, Finance, Economics, or Accounting major
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Aptitude for mathematics
  • Basic understanding of financial and accounting principles
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Benefits
  • Practical experience with a wide variety of accounting activities
  • Shadowing, mentoring, and training opportunities with seasoned professionals
  • Opportunity to participate in networking events and company meetings


Job Overview

To be considered for an internship, you must be actively enrolled at a college or university as a full-time student seeking a bachelor's degree or higher. You must also have a current cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher (on a 0.00 to 4.00 scale).

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists department with assigned projects
  • Completes challenging projects and assignments
  • Presents final project to senior leadership at the end of the internship
  • Assumes responsibility for own travel, lodging, and transportation necessary to be available for the program
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • High school grad / GED
  • Maintain active enrollment in a Bachelor or higher degree program
  • Maintain cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher


Preferred Qualifications

  • None


Employee Group: Non Exempt
Employee Type: Intern
Job Category: Intern
Organization: NextEra Energy Resources, LLC
Location: Juno Beach, Florida
Other Work Locations: Florida
Relocation Provided: No

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.

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