Business Financial Analyst Intern - Energy Efficiency & Renewables

US-AZ-Phoenix
Job ID
2017-1175
Category
Accounting/Finance

Overview

Fueled by a dedicated workforce, Ameresco is the premier provider of energy efficiency and renewable technology solutions. From conservation to renewable energy generation, Ameresco employees have developed and implemented over $5 Billion in energy savings solutions that help our customers utilize clean and sustainable resources.

Ameresco is looking for a Business Financial Analyst Intern to gain hands-on experience creating financial reports, providing detailed analyses, and supporting all internal reporting requirements. We are looking for students who want to apply their skills in a dynamic, collaborative environment, where the work is often fast-paced and challenging. This position is located in Phoenix, AZ.

Responsibilities

Partner with multiple business units, principally Southwest, Central & NW regions, to create and manage a service-oriented function that provides solutions for business challenges, including a full range of financial and project analysis and communication support, project costs and periodic reporting, reconciliations, monthly and quarterly project status schedules and analysis, and project revenue and cost forecasting.;

Review and determine initial project setup in system with key stakeholders;

Perform monthly project reviews with Project Managers, Construction Directors, and Business Unit V.P.’s to review status of each project, analyze costs and cost accruals, prepare forecasts, adjust budgets, prepare final project analysis and closeouts. Review all project costs, project capitalized costs, and accruals.

Monitor and analyze project revenues and costs to ensure complete and accurate cost accumulation and revenue recognition. Prepare revenue deferral schedules, cost adjustments, and other related items and provide to Accounting Transactions teams with supporting information for processing in the correct accounting period. Ensure accurate and timely closing deadlines are achieved and in full compliance with US GAAP;

Assist Regional Project Managers to develop, analyze and consolidate monthly Project based Revenue Forecasts;

Prepare and review project-related account reconciliations;

Perform regular review with Project Managers, Construction Directors, Business Unit V.P.’s and Billing Specialist to determine current unbilled and uncollected amounts to manage Accounts Receivable and ensure timely invoicing of projects. Monitor project billings, credit memos, and Project A/R aging;

Interface with MS Dynamic accounting system and workflow/document management system as required to ensure accurate documentation for organizational use and drive toward continuous process efficiency and improvement;

Foster a positive and effective customer and team-oriented work environment that facilitates collaborative relationships with Transactions to facilitate and drive business cycle close processes and procedures, throughout Finance, and with Company business units; and

Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION:

Junior/Senior level college education focusing on Finance or Accounting

 

ADDITIONAL PREFERRED:

Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.

Working knowledge of Accounting and experience building financial models desirable

MS Office proficiency with advanced Excel and Word experience preferred

Excellent verbal, written, computer, technical data, spreadsheet, and presentation communication and organizational skills.

Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and deliverables within fast paced, team project-oriented work environment.

The ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

 

Interested individuals are encouraged to APPLY DIRECTLY through the AMERESCO Company Website for confidential and immediate consideration. Please visit http://careers.ameresco.com to submit your resume, cover letter, sample project history, geographic location preference, and salary information for immediate and confidential consideration. DIRECT Applicant Response Preferred.

 

AMERESCO challenges the brightest, most talented and creative individuals in the industry by providing an environment that embraces initiative, diversity, and achievement along with comprehensive rewards, including people-oriented insurance, investment, and incentive plans.

 

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Women/Minorities/Veteran/Disability

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