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MidAmerican Energy Company Intern – Berkshire Hathaway Energy Corporate Tax Accounting in Des Moines, Iowa

The purpose of the internship position is to support the Berkshire Hathaway Energy (“BHE”) corporate tax group and cultivate college students that are pursuing a bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field by providing experience and guided development. Interns will provide support on a variety of work assignments from technical tax and accounting research, analysis, regulatory reporting and compliance support of the property tax and sales/use tax functions of Berkshire Hathaway Energy and subsidiaries. The intern will have the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills learned in college to help achieve the company’s objectives. The position is temporary, part-time, nonexempt, from January-May 2023. Applicants should be able to work 16 hours/week in-person. Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Functions) Report, analyze, interpret and prepare property tax renderings and reports. Prepare budget, forecast, cash flow estimates and accounting for property taxes, sales/use taxes and excise tax. Provide support in the implementation and use of tax systems and procedures for property and sales/use taxes. Review property tax assessments for potential adjustments or appeals. Create and/or analyze monthly property tax provisions. Supports Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regulatory reporting and rate- case filings on non-income taxes. Adhere to all tax reporting due dates, response to notices and information request within stated time limits. Assist company personnel with sales and use tax determination of transactions when requested. Research, analyze and document tax issues. Prepare memos supporting conclusion. Update sales and use tax materials, utilized by company personnel. Assist in coordination of sales, use and property tax audits as needed. Coordinate property tax payments. Assist with special tax projects and analyses, which include state and local projects conducted by outside consultants. Assist with state and local tax planning opportunities to increase earnings and cash flow, which includes reviewing major purchase agreements to minimize sales and use tax paid. Perform additional responsibilities as requested or assigned. Performance Expectations (Key Success Factors) Effective analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills to interpret economic, financial and accounting information, understanding of accounting practices and principles, and financial analysis methods and tools. Participate on teams that result in achievement of team goals and objectives. Perform responsibilities in support of the department's and BHE’s goals. Perform responsibilities as directed within determined time frames and with a high degree of accuracy. Establish and maintain effective work relationships within the department and the BHE organization. Maintain sensitive and confidential information. Support BHE’s employee policies and procedures, including workplace safety rules. Monitor and enforce all compliance requirements for areas of responsibility. Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field. Available to work 16 hours/week in-person January-May 2023. Strong personal computer skills; proficiency in Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint; demonstrated ability to understand and utilize computer systems and applications as tools for analysis. Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills. Effective interpersonal and teamwork skills, along with leadership qualities. Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills. Project management skills, ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently. Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Job: Internship/Coop* *Organization: Corp - Finance & Accounting *Title: *Intern – Berkshire Hathaway Energy Corporate Tax Accounting Location: IA-Des Moines Requisition ID: 2201416