/Diversity of backgrounds, ideas, thoughts, and experiences is vital to our culture and the way we do business. Creating an environment where differences are embraced and where every person feels engaged and included makes us safer, stronger, and more successful./ With a history dating back to 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater utility company. The company employs more than 7,000 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to 15 million people in 46 states. American Water provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to our customers to help make sure we keep their lives flowing. For more information, visit amwater.com and follow American Water on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. / PLEASE NOTE: In order for American Water to evaluate decisions about new regulations, reintegration, and safe operating practices, all employees are required to report their vaccination status./ Primary Role The Intern position will reside in the Finance department and support the Military and Contract Services companies. They will work closely with the finance team by contributing assistance in month end close, financial analysis, contract support, system compliance and various projects and initiatives. This is a highly technical position that builds on the basic financial tools and problem-solving capabilities. Key Accountabilities Support month end close analysis Provide information related to financial audits. Support government compliance requirements Collaborate with staff in various departments including Accounting, Cash/Treasury, Accounts Payable, and Tax. Special projects as assigned. Knowledge/Skills Functional / Technical Skills Self-learning Problem Solving Time Management Basic knowledge of accounting principles and practices Strong organizational skills High level of drive / motivation Effective communication skills Proficient in Excel and Microsoft Office programs Experience/Education Pursuing a degree in Accounting or Finance. 3.0 or higher GPA. Competencies Champions safety Collaborates Customer obsessed Cultivates innovation Drives Results Nimble learning Join American Water…We Keep Life Flowing™ American Water is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.