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Sr Technical Intern - Business Area Finance Job

Location(s): CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis


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.



<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Xcel Energy is seeking candidates for internships located in Minneapolis, MN or Denver, CO. The opportunity will be in, Business Area Finance reporting underneath the <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Financial Analysis & Planning <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Organization.


<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">During COVID-19 Pandemic this position may require the ability to temporarily work remote within the company service territory until company protocol dictates return to the office criteria has been met.


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Business Area Finance:


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Business Area Finance is the financial <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">support for the operations business area. We are responsible for many functions including but not limited to support the business in the month-end close process, forecasting, budgeting, regulatory reporting and financial management reporting.


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Our interns receive training on our general ledger system and other supporting systems.  Typical responsibilities include but not limited to:

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">•Assist in the month-end close process

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">•Prepare monthly and quarterly account reconciliations

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">•Prepare monthly reporting packages for operations

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">•Assist in data analysis including trend, labor and cost element analysis

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">•Assist in data analysis for regulatory reporting


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Minimum Requirements

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">•In pursuit of a Bachelor's degree or Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">•Strong written and verbal communication skills

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">•Strong quantitative analytical and problem solving skills

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">•Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically in Excel and Word.

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">•Positive and self-motivated


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Preferred:

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">•Candidates that have completed 3 yrs of undergraduate coursework

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">•Completion of intermediate Accounting and/or Finance classes






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:  MN - Minneapolis || CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || CFO Organization || 75760:Distribution Finance || Part-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 25922

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