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Westar Energy | Kansas City, MO
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JOB TITLE: Intern- Financial Planning & Performance


DEPARTMENT: Financial Planning & Performance- Kansas City Headquarters

LOCATION: Kansas City, MO

PAY RANGE: $15.00 - $18.00

Scheduled Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

It's never too early to start searching for your dream career. If you're ready to apply the principles you've been learning at school in the real world, Evergy is the place for you. Hands-on experience is what our internship programs are all about. Our programs offer students an opportunity to gain insight and meaningful experience while also allowing us to identify talented prospective employees. Many of our interns go on to develop successful careers at Evergy.

As an intern, you'll have real responsibilities, and you'll work on productive assignments with actual business interactions. We know that you work hard, so we help you play hard while you are here. We provide a number of intern events throughout the summer to burn some extra energy, including volunteer events, power plant tours, lunch and learns, and more.

Intern Description:

This position reports to the Director-Financial Performance and will be mentored by members of the Financial Performance Team. This position will support the development of the annual Evergy budget plus be involved in aspects of the monthly outlook process.

Job tasks include but not limited to:

* Setting up budget funding projects

* Working with operations in preparing for budget entry

* Accumulating & assimilating monthly outlook projections

* Support of the overall budget process

Education and Experience Requirements:

Candidates must be currently enrolled in a university or technical program in one of the following or a related technical field: Finance, Business Administration or Accounting.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required:

* Must be dependable, self-motivated, have an appreciation for the importance of details and have excellent organizational skills.

* Must possess the ability to work and communicate effectively with other company personnel.

* Must be proficient in Excel, Word & Powerpoint

* Requires ability to prioritize multiple tasks; to complete work within short time frames to meet changing deadlines

Working Conditions:

Occasional travel may be required, primarily limited to the geographical region surrounding Kansas City and Topeka.

Evergy has a clear mission - To empower a better future. Evergy chooses to live this mission by valuing People First. We know to accomplish becoming the most innovative and reliable energy company, we need a team with a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. So, our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are committed to celebrating diversity and building a team where everyone - regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status - has a voice and can bring their best every day. We know that the more diverse and inclusive we are, the better we will be. Evergy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

About Westar Energy

Westar Energy, Inc. (Westar Energy) is an electric utility in Kansas. The Company is engaged in providing electric generation, transmission and distribution services to approximately 679,000 customers in Kansas. Westar Energy provides these services in central and north-eastern Kansas, including the cities of Topeka, Lawrence, Manhattan, Salina and Hutchinson. Kansas Gas and Electric Company (KGE), Westar Energy's wholly owned subsidiary, provides these services in south-central and south-eastern Kansas, including the city of Wichita. KGE owns a 47% interest in the Wolf Creek Generating Station (Wolf Creek), a nuclear power plant located near Burlington, Kansas. Both Westar Energy and KGE conduct business using the name Westar Energy. During the year ended December 31, 2008, the Company completed the first phase of the Emporia Energy Center, a new natural gas-fired peaking power plant consisting of seven combustion turbines, comprising approximately 350 megawatt (MW) of capacity. (Source: 10-K)