Southwest Airlines Co.

  • Treasury Intern - Summer 2019

    Post Begin Date 2 weeks ago(10/1/2018 8:55 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-25396
    Airport Code
    HDQ
    Category
    Intern
    Location
    US-TX-Dallas
    Employment Type
    Intern
    Department
    40-Finance
  • Overview

    We are committed to provide our Employees a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Creativity and innovation are encouraged for improving the effectiveness of Southwest Airlines. Above all, Employees will be provided the same concern, respect, and caring attitude within the organization that they are expected to share externally with every Southwest Customer.

    Responsibilities

    TEAM OVERVIEW:

     

    Teams falling under the Treasury umbrella are Cash Management, Corporate Finance, Fleet Transactions, Corporate Insurance, Fleet Acquisition, Aviation Policy, Boeing Warranty, Fleet Asset Management and Fuel Hedging. The teams interact extensively. 

     

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    The focus of this role will be to assist with a variety of projects that would touch on as many of the areas as practical to provide an introductory outlook into the workings of a Treasury department.  Such duties could include, but not limited to: audit of wire transfers and investment confirmations, collateral valuation for fuel hedge facilities and insurance coverage, document review/organization which will provide an understanding of debt facilities and aircraft leases, and working on capital market projects as needed.         

        

        

    Qualifications

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education required.

     

    Must be at least 18 years of age.

     

    Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.

     

    EDUCATION:

     

    Progress towards an undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field.

     

    Minimum Sophomore level.

     

    Completion of 45 credit hours preferred. 

     

    Completion of at least 1 finance course and 1 accounting course required.

     

    To be eligible must be currently enrolled as a full-time student (minimum 12 credit hours).

     

    Maintained 3.0 or above GPA.

     

    EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

     

    Familiarity with Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and databases.

     

    Skills/Abilities/Knowledge/Work Style:

     

    Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

     

    Must be have an intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel (V-Lookup and Pivot Tables).

     

    Knowledge of CI/CD philosophies preferred.

     

    Experience using Tableau in a professional or academic environment preferred.

     

    Experience using Alteryx, Google Analytics, SQL or other similar methods of analyzing data preferred.

     

    Previous internship or work experience preferred.  

     

    Great attention to detail.

     

    Ability to work independently and the willingness to function as part of a Team.

     

    Excellent time management skills required.

     

    Strong oral and written communication skills required.

     

    Self starter.

     

    PLEASE BE PREPARED TO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION (IF REQUESTED):

     

    Resume.

     

    Unofficial transcript.

     

    Essay "Why Southwest Airlines" - Length is up to the author.

     

    Letters of Recommendation.

     

    TIME COMMITMENT:

     

    Full time minimum 40 hours per week (Monday - Friday).

     

    PAY:

     

    $17.00 per hour + flight privileges

     

    This internship is located in Dallas, Texas at the Southwest Airlines Headquarters building.

     

    All students must apply online at careers.southwestair.com

     

    Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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