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Southern Company Accounting, Finance & Technology Co-op & Intern Opportunities in United States

Accounting, Finance & Technology Co-op & Intern Opportunities



Company Information:

Southern Company is the parent firm of Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, Mississippi Power, Southern Power Company, and Southern Company Gas. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Southern Company supplies electricity to the super Southeast and provides energy-related marketing, trading and technical services and wireless telecommunications.

Summary of Position Duties:

Students will participate in assignments in any of the following areas:

Internal Controls and Compliance (ICC) organization : The ICC organization evaluates Southern Company’s system of internal controls over financial reporting to ensure compliance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). Students will assist senior staff in supporting all aspects of our business processes and activities to ensure Southern Company’s compliance.

Internal Auditing: Students will assist senior auditors and execute basic routine audits utilizing existing audit programs, assist on non-repetitive higher risk audits and assist with the preparation of materials for the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.

Corporate Accounting (CA): Students will work with CA closing the books on a monthly basis, assisting with the calculation of income, sales and use, and property taxes; assist in the accounting for fuel and materials inventories and fixed assets including jointly owned plants; support senior staff in evaluating internal controls; help prepare information for Board of Directors’ meetings, regulatory filings, etc.

Finance: Students will assist with financial analysis and planning for Southern Company and its business units including: conducting research; performing statistical analyses; developing presentations for upper management and executives; and building, supporting and/or using financial models.

Southern Accounting Finance Treasury Systems (SAFTS): The SAFTS organization provides leadership in the AFT business utilizing our unique mix of project management skills, business knowledge and technical competency by satisfying information needs and efficiency improvements. Interns will assist with creation and support of technical solutions using Visual Basic, PC/MF SAS ,Microsoft Access and occasionally C#.Net .

Additional Requirements

Candidates should be pursuing a degree in one of the following disciplines: Accounting, Finance, MIS, IT or related degree

Minimum sophomore status

GPA 3.0

Job Field: Accounting & Auditing

Job Type: Cooperative

Primary Location: United States

Operating Company: Southern Company Services

Job Type: Cooperative

Req ID: SCS2007655