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MidAmerican Energy Company Intern – Berkshire Hathaway Energy Corporate Accounting and Financial Reporting in Des Moines, Iowa

The purpose of the internship position is to support the Berkshire Hathaway Energy (“BHE”) corporate accounting group and cultivate college students that are pursuing a bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field by providing experience and guided development. Interns will provide support on a variety of work assignments from External Reporting, Internal Reporting, Financial Planning and Analysis and Information Technology. The intern will have the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills learned in college to help achieve the company’s objectives. The position is temporary, nonexempt, and fulltime from May-August 2023. Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Functions) Report, analyze and interpret financial, regulatory and operating data for management and corporate accounting functions. Support the accounting close deadlines by analyzing financial data, completing journal documentation and preparing and distributing various reports. Research, analyze and interpret financial statistics, variances and accounting reports for management. Present results of research and analyses and provide recommendations in written and verbal presentation formats. Use personal computer-based systems and software to compile and prepare reports, graphs and charts of data developed to include in the presentations. Prepare various work papers, schedules and responses to information and data requests in support of BHE’s United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reports. Assist in the review of BHE’s non-registrant subsidiaries’ financial statements. Participate in the research, resolution and documentation of accounting and SEC reporting issues. Act as a resource for technical accountants in preparing and reviewing work and providing information to enhance co-worker’s knowledge and skills. Assist in the coordination and management of the BHE annual consolidated 10-year financial plan development. Assist with monitoring monthly financial transactional IT general accounting operations and processing, ensuring consistent general ledger coding and accounting, financial reporting and financial analysis. Assist in the execution of the BHE corporate accounting group’s annual improvement initiatives. Perform any additional responsibilities as requested or assigned. Performance Expectations (Key Success Factors) Effective analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills to interpret economic, financial and accounting information, understanding of accounting practices and principles, interpretation and development of financial statements, and financial analysis methods and tools. Participate on teams that result in achievement of team goals and objectives. Perform responsibilities in support of the department's and BHE’s goals. Perform responsibilities as directed within determined time frames and with a high degree of accuracy. Establish and maintain effective work relationships within the department and the BHE organization. Maintain sensitive and confidential information. Support BHE’s employee policies and procedures, including workplace safety rules. Monitor and enforce all compliance requirements for areas of responsibility. Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field. Strong personal computer skills; proficiency in Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint; demonstrated ability to understand and utilize computer systems and applications as tools for analysis. Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills. Effective interpersonal and teamwork skills, along with leadership qualities. Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills. Project management skills, ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently. Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Job: Accounting* *Organization: Finance & Accounting *Title: *Intern – Berkshire Hathaway Energy Corporate Accounting and Financial Reporting Location: IA-Des Moines Requisition ID: 2201372