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Internal Audit Intern- Minneapolis Job

Xcel Energy

Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: Internship/Co-op
Date Posted: August 29, 2022
Reference Code: 48503-en_US
Location(s): MN - Minneapolis

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills and talents to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow? A position at Xcel Energy could be just what you're looking for.

Position Summary
Xcel Energy is seeking candidates to support our Internal Audit Organization in Denver, CO and Minneapolis, MN. The paid internship provides an opportunity to showcase your abilities in an audit group that supports various business units throughout the Company. The program provides practical work experience to develop your existing skillset, present to senior leadership, and collaborate with key internal stakeholders. Each intern will be relied upon to play a role in achieving department objectives and goals. The program will allow you to apply what you've learned in school and further enhance your knowledge through hands on training and also provide opportunities to network and learn with other interns across the organization

Typical intern responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
  • Perform Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) control testing to meet SOX compliance objectives;
  • Perform financial, operational, contract and compliance audit work, as assigned;
  • Learn international standards for the professional practice of internal auditing; and
  • Apply data analytics skills to deliver business insight, along with hindsight and foresight.

Minimum Requirements
• Current student, sophomore status or higher
• Enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing a degree in business, accounting, finance, and/or MIS/Computer Science
• Able to commute to the corporate office(s) in Minneapolis, MN
• Able to work full-time during the summer
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel

(Starting pay is based on Sophmore college level and will increase each additional year of college)

Preferred Qualifications
• 3.0 GPA (out of a 4.0 scale) or higher
• Completed 2 years of undergraduate coursework, including classes in accounting, data analytics, auditing, and/or other technology certifications.

Xcel Energy is committed to the safety of its employees and customers, and promotes a Safety Always culture. Because of this, we strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; however, vaccination is not mandatory. After being hired, you will asked to report your vaccination status and dates of vaccination. This information will be maintained confidentially and disclosed only on a need-to-know basis. If you are not fully vaccinated or choose not to disclose your vaccination status you will be required to follow any health-and-safety rules applicable to unvaccinated employees.

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 || MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Audit and Financial Services || 10200:Audit Services || Part-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $18.40 per hour

This position may also be eligible for the following benefits: Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Personal holidays

Requisition Number: 48503
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com
About this Employer‍

As a leading electric and natural gas energy company, we offer a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity customers and 1.9 million natural gas customers across our eight states: Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.

Our workforce of more than 12,000 is rising to the challenge of a dynamic, constantly-changing utility industry. One that requires us to be even more customer focused, forward thinking and productive while remaining committed to meeting our customers’ fundamental need for safe, reliable, affordable energy.

With nearly 50% of our workforce eligible to retire in the next five years, there’s never been a better time to come on board. Do you have a passion for renewable energy, like wind or solar? Or care about giving back to the community? You’ll be in a position to directly impact our energy future.

At Xcel Energy, you’ll be challenged, respected and rewarded. You’ll find an ethical team committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship. A dynamic company where you’ll have meaningful work that makes a difference.