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Undergraduate/Graduate (Year-Round) Intern - Finance - Planning and Analysis

The Office of Chief Finance Officer is accountable for implementation and oversight of sound financial policies and procedures at the Lab; establishment and maintenance of proper financial system controls; administration of funds; compliance with federal requirements for financial systems management reporting and certifications; communication of resource requirements to external agencies, including preparation of budget submissions and other funding requests.  These responsibilities include the development of a financial strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to support internal control, DOE directives and reporting accurate financial results.  This Office contains three collaborative divisions: Financial Operations, Acquisition Services, and Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A).

The Financial Planning and Analysis Division is involved in driving the annual financial target-setting process, Annual Operating Plan, 3-year Indirect Rates, Standard Labor Rate Setting, maintaining the CAS Disclosure Statement, and delivering requirements for staffing, facilities, capital equipment and budgets for the lab’s planning processes; providing the critical link between the Directorate Leadership Team (DLT) strategy and financial planning. This group works to resolve financial matters, develop solutions to complex issues, utilizing their expertise in FAR, CAS, GAAP, FMH and applicable laws, regulations, principles, procedures, and practices related to Financial Management.

The Finance Planning and Analysis division has internship openings available, and we are considering undergraduate and graduate level candidates. The internship dates are tentatively planned for 11/2023 to 08/2024 with 10-15 hours per week during school, and opportunity to work full time during summer/school vacation.

Job duties will include:

  • Supporting ongoing financial, budgetary, planning and analysis functions.
  • In consultation with mentors, perform independent analysis and processing of documents.
  • Utilize and interpret data from several software systems including, but not limited to: Oracle E-Business Suite, SmartView, BI Reporting Tools, etc. Additionally, utilize Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) to accomplish duties.

Basic Qualifications

Must be enrolled as a full-time student in a Bachelor's, Master's or PhD degree program, or graduated in the past 12 months from an accredited institution. Candidates who have earned a degree may work for a period not to exceed 12 months. Must have a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. 

Please Note: 
•You will need to upload official or unofficial school transcripts as part of the application process.
•If selected for position, a letter of recommendation will be required as part of the hiring process.

* Must meet educational requirements prior to employment start date.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrate quantitative and critical thinking skills in the areas of finance, accounting, and general business.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong organization, time management, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work both independently and on a remote team.