Renewable Energy Group Intern, Procurement in Ames, Iowa

POSITION PURPOSE:

The purpose of this position is to assist in theanalysis of theexisting Purchasing projects as well as assist in the evaluation of potential business development opportunities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Analysis Function

  • Perform business unit and financial analysis

  • Relate profitability, input costs, and strategic planning

Special Projects

  • Design and implementation of key business projects

  • Conduct research on commodities and trends

  • Investigating new risk management tactics

  • Analyzing research results – both quantitatively and qualitatively, in written and presentation form

  • Formulating a recommendation based upon your analysis

  • Properly documenting and supporting your research and analysis

  • Develop materials for internal and external meetings

Other frequent duties:

  • Collection of published data related to commodity trading

  • Assembly of market intelligence from industry professionals

Perform other duties as assigned

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Education Required: Pursuing a bachelor’s degree – Accounting, Finance, Economics, or related degree

**Senior or Junior status required

Experience Required: Financial analysis and analytical business experience preferred

**Business environment experience, relevant courses, club participation and internship preferred

Skills Required:

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word)

Advanced math, finance, and accounting skills

Strong analytical research

Special skills or knowledge preferred:

Strong interpersonal skills

Knowledge in data analysis