Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Business Student - Finance/Accounting (Undergraduate) in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 306016

Directorate: Business Systems

Group: Business Development & Analysis


Job Description

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is seeking summer interns with a background in accounting, finance, or related business field. The internship will consist of one or more rotational assignments within PNNL’s Business Systems Directorate (BSD). Successful candidates will assist staff in a variety of areas, including:

Finance/Accounting Rotation – under supervision of a Finance Manager or designee:

-Varied functions including troubleshooting one-of-a-kind problems, administration, research, and financial or data analysis

-Assistance in tracking costs, budgets, and program funds by reviewing key data sources and interacting with staff on a regular basis

-Development, coordination and presentation of financial forecasts and budgets

-Supporting day-to-day operations in accounting and budgeting

-Cash and/or general ledger reconciliations and problem analysis/resolution

-Proposal pricing

-Preparation of financial reports for internal and external customers

-Identifying process improvements that enable more effective and efficient business operations


Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must be degree-seeking students enrolled at an accredited college or university. Candidates must be taking at least 6 credit hours and have an overall GPA of 2.5.


Preferred Qualifications

Proficient computer skills with competency in spreadsheet and database programs, preferably Excel and Access, as well as Word and PowerPoint.

Good oral and written communication skills

Proactive, positive, and outgoing attitude

Preference will be given to candidates with Junior or above standing who have achieved an intermediate level of coursework, experience, or combination of the two.

3.0 GPA or higher is preferred


Equal Employment Opportunity

PNNL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse, talented workforce. EOE Disability/Vet/M/F/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Staff at PNNL must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States.


Directorate: Business Systems

Job Category: Undergraduate Internships

Group: Business Devlp & Analysis

Opening Date: 2016-11-29

Closing Date: 2017-01-31