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Black Hills Energy Treasury Internship (Summer 2021) in Rapid City, South Dakota

Treasury Internship (Summer 2021)

Location: Rapid City, SD, United States

Job ID: 33149

Date Posted: Sep 22, 2020

Salary: $17 to $20 hourly

Job Description

Job Specifications

We are seeking students who are eager to learn, self-motivated and comfortable working independently. This internship will make an impact! You will support and assist with real-life projects for the Treasury Department. These projects are designed to enhance your communication and teamwork skills, as you will be collaborating with individuals across many functions in our organization. You will work alongside professionals in your field, gaining in-depth knowledge about the energy industry and your chosen field of expertise. You will apply what you have learned in school to impactful projects within a publicly traded, multi-state utility energy company. Learn more about our internship program here:https://careers.blackhillsenergy.com/students

PAY: $17.00 per hour (Determined by the knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.)

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Principal Finance Professional

LOCATION:Rapid City, SD

  • To learn more about our locations, please visit the locations page on our career website.

  • Intern Relocation Adjustment Allowance of $1,000.00 is offered for the purpose of assisting with various expenses associated with your relocation for the internship (less applicable taxes and based on eligibility). Contents of our relocation program are subject to change and may vary based on position.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist with monitoring and analyzing transactions for multiple cash accounts to create and review system reports to determine daily cash positions.

  • Assist with forecasting future cash flow to maximize investments and/or minimize borrowings.

  • Perform assigned duties in a professional manner to facilitate the objectives and goals of the Company and to enhance the image of the Treasury Department.

  • Support other departments as scheduled by the Treasury Manager or other management staff.

  • May assist in reporting for the Treasury Department. Ensure that information is accurate and presented in a useful and understandable manner.

  • Communicate status of work to project lead.

  • Present ideas for improving efficiency of duties.

  • Support and assist the Treasury Manager and other staff in meeting deadlines and goals.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare and present final project report to leadership at the end of the internship program.

  • Complete other duties and projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College junior or above working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with an emphasis in Accounting, Business or Finance. If you are a recent graduate of an Accounting or Finance degree, you must be within 1 year of your graduation date.

  • No experience required.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Ability to prepare and give presentations.

  • Attention to detail required.

  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to communicate with employees and various business contacts in a professional and courteous manner.

  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of business data and information.

  • Strong sense of professional accountability.

  • Ability to exercise discretion and sound business judgment on a regular basis.

  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills.

MENTAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

The mental and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Mental Requirements: Ability to understand, remember, apply oral and/or written instructions or other information, and communicate routine factual information. Ability to apply common sense in performing job functions, usually within a set of rules or guidelines.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is continuously (67% or more) required to: use fingers and hands, communicate, and have close visual acuity. Employee is frequently (34-66%) required to: ascend/descend stairs, position self to access lower items, and move about the office. The employee may occasionally (less than 33%) be required to push and pull. Employee must be able to operate routine office equipment including computers and similar equipment. Must be able to routinely perform this work for an average of 6-8 hours per day and occasional extended hours as necessary. Must be capable of regular, reliable, and timely attendance.

Specific lifting abilities required by this job include: Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or continuously to lift, carry, push, pull or sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Work environment: Must be able to routinely perform work indoors in climate-controlled shared work area with moderate noise level. No travel is required for this role.

This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position. Job descriptions may and do change periodically. Where positions are covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement, the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining unit agreement will apply.

About our Company:We are a customer focused, growth-oriented utility company that is devoted to our communities. We have a mission to improve life with energy and a vision to be the energy partner of choice. Our diverse culture sparks unique perspectives, opening doors to new ideas and possibilities. Based in Rapid City, South Dakota, we have over 2900 employees and serve 1.2 million natural gas and electric utility customers across eight states (South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Arkansas).

Candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Black Hills Corporation does not sponsor applicants for work visas. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US.

Black Hills Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or status as a protected veteran.

Wage: 17 to 20

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