INTERN-SUMMER COLLEGE PROGRAM - FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

Recruiter
Electric Company
Location
El Paso, Texas, United States
Salary
USD 15.00 - 17.00 per hour
Posted
25 Nov 2020
Closes
26 Nov 2020
Ref
INTER01196
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Entry level, Internship
SUMMER COLLEGE INTERNSHIPPROGRAM - FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING / TAX

EL PASO, TX

DATE POSTED: NOVEMBER 5, 2020 CLOSING DATE:JANUARY 29, 2021

JOB TITLE: INTERN
LOCATION: EL PASO, TX


INTERNSHIP DURATION: MAY 17, 2021 - AUGUST 13, 2021

HOURS: 40 HRS/WEEK
COMPENSATION:$15-$17/hr. Commensurate withmajor and classification level.


COMPANY OVERVIEW

For over 100 years, El Paso Electric Company has been serving West Texas and Southern New Mexico with safe and reliable electric energy. Today, we are a regional electric utility with over 1,000 employees providing generation, transmission and distribution service to approximately 400,000 retail and wholesale customers in a 10,000 square mile service area.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications for the El Paso Electric Summer College Program include the following.All requirements must be met.

  • Currently enrolled as a Full-Time Student (Undergraduate - 12 hours, Graduate - 9 hours) and taking classes
    • Must be classified as a Junior, Senior or Graduate student
    • Students must be currently enrolled at the time of application and taking classes in an accredited college or university in the United Sates.
    • College seniors may apply for the program and participate immediately after graduation, but must be enrolled in school at the time of their interview.
    • Individuals who have taken college courses, but are currently taking "time off" from school are ineligible.
  • Students must have an overall G.P.A of 3.0 or above.
    • Students must be in "good standing" with their respective university to participate in our program. This includes G.P.A., classification, and number of credit hours earned.
    • Schools will be contacted to verify eligibility
  • Must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
  • Must have a valid Driver's License.


  • Students must meet all of the above requirements to be considered for this program.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

    Under the general supervision of the Director-Financial and Energy Accounting and the direct supervision of the Supervisor-Financial Accounting, the intern is responsible for performing various non-routine professional financial accounting functions to include (i) the preparation of internal and external financial reports and statements; (ii) financial analysis and account reconciliations; and (iii) support in month-end close process.

    Intern may assist with:

    • Perform various non-routine professional financial accounting and reporting functions.
    • Analyze financial information and prepare various financial reports and statements.
    • Prepare month-end closing journal entries and related reconciliations.
    • Prepare financial statements, footnotes, schedules, and reconciliations for the various benefit plans for the audit of and filing with the Department of Labor.
    • Prepare financial accounting reports for IIF, debt holders, credit rating agencies and other required filings.
    • Prepare schedules of the annual FERC Form 1 and quarterly FERC Form 3-Q.
    • Prepare work papers and other information provided to the external audit firm for their annual audit, interim and internal control testing.
    • Recommend changes to Supervisor on improving methods, procedures, and practices
    • Lead and coordinate planning/logistics as a project manager for annual Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative
    • Attend and complete mandatory trainings including but not limited to New Employee Orientation, Project Management, Electricity 101, Zodiak, and Smith Driving
    • Other duties as assigned that are not included, but are within the context of duties defined.
    • Prepare and delivery end of program presentation to department and executives encompassing program experience and learning outcomes.


    WORK LOCATION

    Program participants will work in one of the following locations:

    • El Paso, TX


    Transportation and housing will not be provided to program participants. If needed, participants will be responsible for expenses related to parking depending upon their assigned work location.

    If interested in applying for this position, you must apply on-line by 5:00 PM, JANUARY 29, 2021. (Please scroll back up to the "Apply Now" button)

    APPLICATION TIPS:

    • Be prepared to upload your resume and official transcripts
    • Transcripts may be uploaded into the documents section of your profile and application
    • Overall GPA should match official transcript
    • Please email careers@epelectric.com for questions, assistance or troubleshooting


    APPLICANTS MUST BE ENROLLED FULL TIME IN A FOUR YEAR COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor 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. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)