Intern, Procurement (Summer 2015)

Company Name:
Renewable Energy Group
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:
Key Accountabilities:
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

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