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Intern, Procurement in Ames, IA at REG

Date Posted: 9/8/2017

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Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE: 

The purpose of this position is to assist in the analysis of the existing 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

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