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Employer: Midco
Location: Minneapolis, MN 55435
Employment Type: Temporary
DESCRIPTION

We’ve been blazing trails since 1931, bringing innovation to the world of telecommunications and delighting customers with exceptional service. Through ambition, imagination and a genuine commitment to each other, Midco proudly serves more than 330,000 residential and business customers in 335 communities in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. By the end of 2017, our customers will have Midco Gig – blazingly fast internet with download speeds of up to 1 Gbps. We’re also dedicated to making our communities better places to live, work and play. Ready to work at Midco? We thought so. Here are a few more reasons why Midco is one of the best places to work:

Free and discounted Midco services
Tuition reimbursement
Support of employee involvement in the communities we serve
Employee referral program
Wellness programs
Visit MidcoCareers.com to learn about employment opportunities and apply today.

This is a PAID 12 week internship.

JOB PURPOSE

The Finance Intern will be involved in a variety of general accounting functions while providing exceptional service to internal and external customers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Assist in all aspects of financial transactions in accordance with company and departmental policies and procedures, and in compliance with GAAP.
Assist with P&L analysis including trend identification and monitoring, and budget to actual analysis of expenses.
Analyze and reconcile assigned general ledger accounts and activities ensuring each account has proper documentation and complies with GAAP.
Perform internal control procedures.
Participate in the monthly close ensuring an accurate and timely process.
Support Finance department with special projects.
Priorities and organizes own work to meet deadlines.
Communicate effectively and professionally in all forms of communication with internal and external customers.
Adhere to Midcontinent Communications privacy guidelines to ensure each customer’s privacy.
Maintain regular attendance as required by your position.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Must be results orientated self-starter; organized, detailed and possessing strong analytical skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to build and maintain effective working relationships.
Demonstrates the drive and the motivation to deliver high quality results based on through analysis.
Apply personal ethics, honesty, initiative, and confidentiality in all areas of responsibility.
Possess an enthusiastic, optimistic, and detail-oriented approach towards work and all work projects.
Possess strong problem solving and analytical skills.
Applies good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
Ability to multi-task and change from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.
Identify opportunities for improvement while creating and implementing viable solutions.
Effectively cross-train as needed to meet customer demand.
Adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands, and changes approach or method to best fit the situation.
Support the mission, vision, and values of Midcontinent Communications.
Perform other duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

High School Diploma or GED required.
Enrolled in an accredited business school with strong academic credentials; Finance or Accounting major preferred.
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or carry loads of up to 30 lbs.
The noise level in the work environment is moderate.
Employee may be required to travel if necessary.

Midco will not discriminate against applicants because of: race, color, creed, national origin, sex, marital status, family status, status with regard to public assistance, members or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or age.

REQUIREMENTS
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

High School Diploma or GED required.
Enrolled in an accredited business school with strong academic credentials; Finance or Accounting major preferred.
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point.

Contact Information

Midco
3901 N Louise Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57107

Other Information

Category(s): Finance, Accounting
Industry: Telecommunications
Experience Req.: No
Degree Req.: No