Intern/Co-op - Accounting (Fall 2022 - Catlettsburg, KY Refinery)
Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) offers internship and co-op opportunities to high-performing college students who want meaningful hands-on experiences in their fields of study. The following core values guide MPC’s approach to doing business: safety & environmental stewardship; integrity; respect; inclusion; collaboration. Interns and co-ops work side by side 40 hours a week with experienced professionals as contributing members of diverse work teams who create value for the company’s shareholders. MPC believes that how we conduct our business is just as important as the bottom line.
As an intern, you will receive on-the-job training related to the dynamics of the petroleum industry, the specifics of your job assignment, and the use of various software programs.
Specific duties may include: Analyzing and processing of business documents; analysis of accounting and financial data in order to prepare proper financial statement journal entries; preparation of general ledger account reconcilements; preparation of tax information; testing SOX and Non-SOX controls in auditing; and assistance in preparing budgets. Additionally, you will be given the opportunity to interface with a variety of departments outside of the Controller's Organization, developing a collaborative relationship with individuals within those departments.
Should you choose a career with Marathon, additional responsibilities will be added as you progress in your career. These include more complex accounting and analysis activities, and the presentation of new ideas and concepts in formal meetings. Creative thought in enhancing existing accounting processes, or in the development of new processes to enhance efficiency, is encouraged. Also, as you progress, you will be given opportunities to work with and mentor less experienced accountants, or perhaps be given the opportunity to perform as the lead analyst in an accounting section.
The Controller's Organization is committed to developing accountants by providing them experience in as many areas of the business as practical. Accountants that demonstrate exceptional proficiency are eligible for opportunities within other areas of the Company, where the analytical skills developed while in the Controller's Organization are highly valued. Accountants often transfer to operational components of the business such as: Refining, Commercial, Logistics & Storage, Pipeline and Gathering & Processing. Additionally, opportunities exist in Tax, Internal Audit, Finance & Treasury, Business Development, and Supply Chain.
- Required Major: Accounting
- Strong academic performance
- Candidates must be authorized to work in the US on a full-time indefinite basis without the need for employment visa sponsorship now or in the future.
- Concurrent enrollment in a degree seeking program for the duration of the experience
- Military experience a plus
- Availability to work 40 hours per week
We hire accounting interns for the following locations:
- Corporate: Findlay, OH; San Antonio, TX; and Denver, CO
- Refineries: Anacortes, WA; Canton, OH; Catlettsburg, KY; Detroit, MI; Garyville, LA; Los Angeles, CA; Robinson, IL; Salt Lake City, UT and Texas City, TX (Galveston Bay)
About Marathon Petroleum Corporation
Marathon Petroleum Corporation is a leading, integrated, downstream energy company headquartered in Findlay, Ohio. The company operates the nation’s largest refining system. Marathon’s marketing system includes branded locations across the United States, including Marathon brand retail outlets. MPC also owns the general partner and majority limited partner interest in MPLX LP, a midstream company which owns and operates gathering, processing, and fractionation assets, as well as crude oil and light product transportation and logistics infrastructure.
Travel Expected: Up to 15% for certain accounting areas (i.e., Internal Audit)
Marathon Petroleum Company LP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition or AIDS/HIV status, ancestry, national origin, genetic information, military, veteran status, marital status, citizenship or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, click here.
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Equal Opportunity Employer: Veteran / Disability
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