Southern California Edison 2018 Finance Summer Internship in Rosemead, California

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Program Overview:

This position is part of Southern California Edison’s (SCE) University and Campus Relations Internship Program. The Summer Internship program is a 10-12 week paid opportunity to gain hands-on experience with meaningful work, while developing your skills, and building your network. The internship has an estimated start date of May/June 2018 and an estimated end date of August/September 2018. Summer interns may have the potential to carry on as Year-Round interns, working part-time throughout the school year. Decisions to work as a Year-Round intern will be based upon summer performance, business need, and the interest of the intern.

SCE offers these programs with the belief that learning and development are important parts of building future leaders. Interns will also have the opportunity to participate in intern mixers, executive speaker series, site tours, community volunteer events, and cross-company networking.

We're big believers that diversity leads to innovation, creativity, and collaboration.

Examples of what our interns do:

  • Work together with partners from a variety of teams to support cutting edge projects and initiatives

  • Analyze, develop, and execute action plans to improve department efficiency and data integrity

  • Utilize software to evaluate data and provide analysis

  • Build business acumen by attending meetings and giving presentations

  • Maintain accurate databases, and provide analysis and evaluation of data

  • Handling work orders and notifications completed by internal/external partners

  • Help prepare business documents

  • Provide scheduling support

  • Track and update company assets

  • Perform technical data review and validation

  • Other duties as assigned

Corporate Finance Organizational Unit:

Corporate Finance provides financial services to Southern California Edison and Edison International. This area provides the information you need to understand our goals, the services we provide, how we are organized, and who to contact with questions. Finance works with its business partners to understand their business requirements and utilizes the functional expertise of its people, its resources and its processes to deliver solutions to meet those requirements. The organization acts as a steward to do what is best for the company, ensuring that SCE meets or exceeds the sustainability, safety and compliance standards set by the corporation.

Opportunities are available in the following areas:


Provides financial and regulatory accounting and reporting services for the Company. These activities include participating in the monthly financial close by recording journal entries and/or preparing financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), the maintenance of accounting systems, and ensuring compliance with Sarbanes/Oxley internal controls requirements.

Typical duties include:

  • Participating in the monthly financial close

  • Recording journal entries

  • Account reconciliations

  • Regulatory and/or audit support work paper preparation

  • Process documentation

  • Payroll activities

  • External (SEC & Regulatory) reporting

  • Work order management

  • Third party billings

  • Payment processing

  • All other duties as assigned

Operational Finance

The Financial Analytics team within the Operational Finance department provides financial analysis on behalf of SCE’s operating units (OUs); develops financial models to enable short-term and long-term plans and business cases; leads and/or manages major cross-functional initiatives; and collaborates with finance managers to be a strategic business partner with all OUs. As a member of the Operational Finance team, the successful candidate will work alongside our finance managers in analyzing our business and building financial models to help make fact-based, and/or informed decisions.

Typical duties include:

  • Financial analysis

  • Budget development, both short-term and long-term

  • Support preparation of management presentations

  • Project cost/benefit analysis

  • Other assigned duties as appropriate


The Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team within the Treasurer’s Department provides insight-driven financial analyses and forecasts to SCE and EIX leadership for use in strategic decision-making, as well as investor and Board of Directors communications.

Typical duties include:

  • Analysis of projects/programs relating to capital governance efforts

  • Valuation analysis or other SCE M&A support

  • Forecasting of SCE’s financial statements over short- and long-term periods

  • Ad hoc duties in support of strategic initiatives or other directives from senior leaders

Work Location:

Rosemead, CA


To qualify for this position you must:

  • Be currently be pursuing a Bachelor's, Master’s, or MBA degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, Economics or closely related field at an accredited institution with a graduation date of December 2018 or later.

  • Have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher

  • Have experience using MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Have strong oral, and written interpersonal skills

  • Proven ability to interface effectively and collaborate with peers, clients, management, and other organizations

  • Proven history of a self-starter, critical thinker, and problem solver

  • Demonstrated ability to follow Edison safety protocols and safe work practices

Desired skills in any of the following:

  • Experience with Microsoft Access, SharePoint, or Visio

  • Demonstrated experience extracting data from operation systems and databases for production analysis purposes.

  • Demonstrated familiarity with Finance concepts with Excel modeling abilities

  • Involvement with student clubs and organizations


  • Official transcripts will be verified during the interview process.

  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of nearly 14 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with Southern California Edison, please call Human Resources at (800) 500-4723, and choose option 3 for the Employee Information Center. Representatives are available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pacific time, except Wednesdays when the center closes at 2:30 p.m., and holidays, or (800) 352-8580 (Telecommunications device for the hearing impaired - TTY

Title: 2018 Finance Summer Internship

Location: US-CA-Rosemead

Requisition ID: 70003227