Prairie State Generating Co., LLC

  • Intern - Finance & Accounting -Corporate

    Location US-IL-Marissa
    Posted Date 3 months ago(10/22/2018 4:06 PM)
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Prairie State Generating Company is looking for college students who are interested in a summer intern program in the corporate Accounting/Finance environment of the power generation and coal mining industries.  A limited number of internships are available for college students enrolled in a specific curriculum.  Participating as an intern will provide experience and exposure to state of the art technology in coal mining and power generation operation.   Student interns will receive industry experience, hands-on training, paid intern program and exposure to industry professionals.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities


    Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following (other duties and responsibilities may be assigned):

    • Prepare monthly account reconciliations.
    • Assist with treasury functions, including daily cash reports.
    • Perform accounts payable and general accounting duties as assigned.
    • Assist in contacting vendors regarding payment methods and invoicing options.
    • Assist with the evaluation of internal accounting controls.
    • Assist with the preparation of ad hoc and other internal reports.
    • Maintain electronic/archived record of accounts payable and payroll.
    • Work on special accounting projects which may include projects in Accounts Payable, Budgeting / Forecasting, Payroll, Tax, Compliance Assurance and monthly financial closing processes.
    • Provide support to the Finance team as assigned.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    • N/A


    Qualification Requirements


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position.  REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS MAY BE MADE TO ENABLE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS.



    • To be considered, an individual MUST be enrolled in a college degree program in Accounting, Finance or related.
    • Must be in good academic standing.
    • MUST be available for an approximate 13 week program beginning in Mid/Late -May to Early/Mid-August.





    Knowledge of


    • General Accounting and Finance

    Skills and Abilities


    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to clearly communicate with co-workers, supervisors and others.
    • Ability to read and understand operating and accounting policies and procedures.
    • Ability to work unsupervised as required.
    • Ability to work with a team

    Work Environment


    The characteristics listed herein describe the work environment the employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.  REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS MAY BE MADE TO ENABLE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS.  While performing the duties of this position, the employee:


    • Works in an office environment primarily.
    • Could be exposed to an underground coal mining or power operations environment occasionally.
    • Could be exposed to industrial safety hazards occasionally.


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