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2019 S& P Global Platts Finance Summer Internship
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JobDescription :

The Role:

2019 S&P Global Platts Finance Summer Internship

June-August 2018 (10 weeks)

S&P Global Platts Finance Summer Internship is a 10 week experience commencing in June 2019. S&P Global Platts is seeking an intern for its Finance team. Interns will be expected to work closely with the Platts Finance team to support with the execution and analysis of profit and loss activities, general ledger, accounts payable, and headcount. Intern assignments can also include sales and marketing metrics reporting as well as helping with other special projects.

The Location:

2 Pennsylvania Plaza, New York, NY

The Team:

You will be part of a global team in S&P Global Finance, supporting the Platts business in all areas of financial planning, analysis and reporting. The future role would introduce the candidate to a team where they will be encouraged to gain experience in different aspects of finance and the S&P Global business by moving through different roles. We are looking for high achievers from a diverse pool of undergraduate & postgraduate institutions that enjoy working with financial issues and want to develop their career in a dynamic, high performing and multicultural team. We are looking for interns who are able to work well within a team and can demonstrate exceptional learning agility, creativity and problem solving ability.

The Impact:

* Our real-time news, pricing and analytical services help markets operate with transparency and efficiency.
* Be part of a global company with a strong history of growth and a globally diverse workforce with 20 offices spanning five continents.
* Be the trusted finance business partner, providing insight from a unique vantage point.
* Define, driving and supporting sustainable value-enhancing growth for S&P Global.
* Get the best of both worlds: a nimble, highly specialized company and a business casual culture with the benefits and backing of S&P Global - a company that fosters development and growth, as well as work-life balance.
* We are looking for world-class thinkers to join our team at S&P Global Platts, the principal provider of commodity price assessment and information to more than 10,000 customers in 150 countries.

What's in it for you:

The S&P Global Platts' Finance group is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual that will work as a summer intern. This finance focused summer internship will provide an opportunity to grow as an early professional through multiple projects while working closely with finance professionals.

* Training - including use of internal finance applications as well as practical use of everyday tools such as Excel.
* Opportunity to learn about the operations of a successful growing business operating in an exciting market.
* Exposure to the operations of a functioning finance team during the strategic planning period and month end closes.
* Shadow experienced finance professionals.
* Receive hands-on financial analysis experiences and project work of value to the organization.


* Monthly accounting close - journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations
* Monthly P/L forecasts
* General ledger, accounts payable and payroll queries
* Headcount reporting and tracking
* Trend Analysis
* Other special projects


* All majors welcome; concentration in Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, Economics
* Able to learn quickly, multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
* Understand importance of building strong relationships and partnering with team members
* Problem-solving, communication, time-management, attention to detail & organizational abilities to work efficiently with clients
* Accounting/Finance experience a plus
* Experience with Oracle Financials or TM1 preferred
* Strong MS Excel skills (i.e., pivot tables, vlookup) preferred
* Intellectually curious; the ability to learn quickly
* Significant comfort level with suite of Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint Excel)

About S&P Global Platts

At S&P Global Platts, we provide the insights; you make better informed trading and business decisions with conviction. We're the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. S&P Global Platts coverage includes oil and gas, power, petrochemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping.

S&P Global Platts is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit