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Accounting/Finance Intern Job

Location(s): CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis; WI - Eau Claire


Is it time to see how all those college courses translate to the real world?  Are you ready to work alongside experienced professionals on real projects and issues? An internship at Xcel Energy will give you practical experience in the energy industry at a company that’s committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship.




Xcel Energy is seeking candidates for multiple accounting internships located in Denver, CO, Minneapolis, MN and Eau Claire, WI.  The opportunities will be in the Controller’s organization

Additionally, the positions may have the possibility to extend beyond initial term based on a candidate's successful performance and Xcel Energy's business needs.


Position Summary

Controller’s Organization (Includes: Utility Accounting, Capital Asset Accounting, Business Area Accounting, Corporate Accounting):

Work with team to complete various accounting and/or project based processes.  Example tasks are as follows: 

  • Participate in the monthly financial close process
  • Fuels accounting
  • Revenue estimation
  • Balance sheet analysis and variance reporting

Contribute to the FERC reporting process

  • Learn to use various accounting systems and assist with updates, maintenance and analysis


Minimum Requirements

  • Must be a current student, Junior status or higher
  • In pursuit of a Bachelor's  or Master’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Management Information Systems or related field
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Able to commute to Corporate office to work.



  • Candidates that have completed 3+  years of undergraduate coursework
  • Completion of intermediate Accounting and/or Auditing classes
  • Candidates looking to pursue a CPA or CIA accreditation
  • Experience with MS Office suite, especially Excel





As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.


Posting Notes:  CO - Denver || CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis; WI - Eau Claire || United States (US) || CFO Organization || 29120:SPS Utility Accounting || Part-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 24661

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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