Accounting Intern (Woodbury, MN)

Mastec Woodbury , MN 55125

Posted 4 weeks ago

Overview

As a nationwide-service provider, MasTec Utility Services takes great pride in supplying, designing, and supporting technology solutions to the commercial and government sectors. Whether our customers need turnkey solutions, site modifications, maintenance, or even logistics management. The communications, power and natural gas industries are constantly evolving and MasTec is not only keeping pace with that evolution, we're driving it. Our engineering, design, construction, and maintenance services support the world's most advanced utility infrastructure networks. Our work spans large geographic areas across the country and we're able to supply crews and equipment to our customers 24/7. We combine cutting-edge technology, innovative solutions, skilled professionals, and an unfailing commitment to safety to ensure that our customers can meet their customers' needs with the highest levels of reliability and quality.

Responsibilities

MasTec is currently seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to join our team as a Project Accounting Intern to assist the Project Accounting team in ownership of project profitability on large scale commercial construction projects for the summer of 2020.

  • Assisting the Project Accountant with preparing backup to support monthly billings

  • Assisting Project Accountant with developing monthly equipment spreadsheets

  • Gaining a basic understanding of subcontracts and their payment applications and how they are entered and processed

  • Gaining an understanding of different types of projects (Lump Sum, Cost Plus, GMP) and how each relates to project costs, forecasts and billings

  • Learning about project contracts and what information is gained from them

  • Assist with account reconciliations, journal entries, various account analyses, and monthly financial reporting package preparation.

  • Assist other accounting areas as needed (i.e. F/A, P/R, A/P, A/R)

  • Assist with audit requests as needed.

  • Assist with various Oracle processes as needed.

  • Comply with SOX controls within the accounting and finance department processes

  • Assist with making recommendations to USG Management for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting.

  • Special projects as needed.

Qualifications

We look forward to hearing from you if you:

  • Are currently pursuing an undergraduate, four-year degree in Accounting, Finance or related field

  • Have experience with Microsoft Office Suite, in particular Microsoft Excel

  • Have demonstrated effective interpersonal skills and customer service skills

  • Possess strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task

  • Have demonstrated tenacious analytical skills and strong attention to detail

  • Have access to reliable transportation

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Possess the right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer

  • Possess excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills

  • Demonstrate effective oral communication and active listening skills and are comfortable interacting with a variety of individuals via various methods (in-person, phone, email)

  • Have a positive and professional attitude and sound customer service skills

Additional Information:

You will join an exciting and ever-changing industry with a minimum 9-week internship with our team. This opportunity is full-time (40 hours/week) during the summer of 2020. Dependent on business need and performance, there may be the opportunity to extend into the fall and semester working part-time as well.

MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec's policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.


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