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2017 Fall Internship Program - Finance more...
Location:Chicago, IL
Company:Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
First posted:June 10, 2017 (last updated 1 hour 18 min ago)
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Description

Job Title 2017 Fall Internship Program - Finance

Location Chicago, IL, US

Job Type Part-Time Temporary

Department

Finance

Position Summary

THIS IS A PART-TIME TEMPORARY POSITION WITH AN ANTICIPATED END DATE AT ANYTIME.

You might be thinking, "What opportunities does CTA have for students with my degree and credentials?"

You may be surprised to learn that we don't just hire Urban Planning majors. In fact, we hire students in good academic standing with a variety of degrees that you may not have expected. There may be an internship for you at CTA!

Finance departments include:

  • Budget & Capital Finance

  • Grants and Property Accounting

  • Performance Management

  • Revenue/ Business Development

  • Financial Reporting

Primary duties and Responsibilities

Brief descriptions of some of the most current Finance department intern projects are listed below:

  • Prepared comparative analysis and analyzed various economic indicators
  • Implemented initiatives that will help reduce the managing and operating costs of the department
  • Researched and prepared cost benefit analysis of possible energy efficiency projects
  • Conducted financial and revenue research and manage budget projects in support of staff
  • Developed algorithm to improve bus service quality, drawing on real-time and historical location data
  • Assisted with the physical inventory, addition, reconciliation and update of CTA's Capital Assets
  • Assisted Business Development with projects such as filming requests, Under-'L' Parking map, CTA Gifts, Ventra-related projects, etc.
  • Studied systemic inefficiencies including absenteeism/overtime
  • Evaluated cost-benefit of new service quality programs

Qualifications

Major:

  • Finance, Accounting, Economics

Educational Experience/Requirements:

  • Undergraduate Freshman -- Graduate School
  • Courses completed: Financial Accounting, advanced Accounting courses, Business Management

Physical Requirements:

  • Lifting at least 75 lbs. and working in an office or warehouse environment
  • The demands associated with the normal office environment, including walking outdoors

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • General knowledge of principles, practices and/or procedures of Finance, Business Ethics, Principles of Management and/or Operations Management

  • Strong analytical, oral and written communication skills, Microsoft Office Suite, TOAD and Oracle
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Good organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Good project management skills
  • SharePoint development skills preferred

Location and City

Chicago, IL

CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

IT IS THE POLICY OF THE CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY THAT NO EMPLOYEE OR APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, RELIGION, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ANCESTRY, AGE, UNFAVORABLE MILITARY DISCHARGE OR DISABILITY, PROVIDED THAT THE INDIVIDUAL WITH THE DISABILITY IS ABLE TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB WHICH HE/SHE DESIRES TO HOLD WITH REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION BY THE AUTHORITY.

Currency USD

Amount of Travel No Travel

Work At Home No

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