Internal Auditor Internship

Holyoke, MA 01040, USA Req #707
Monday, August 29, 2022

Internship Title – Internal Auditor
Department – Internal Audit
Minimum Education level: Junior
Preferred Majors: Accounting

Who we are:
ISO New England is one of the most pivotal energy companies you’ve probably never heard of. Our job is to oversee the 24/7 operation of the power grid that covers the six-states of New England and to administer the region’s $10+ billion “stock exchange” for buying and selling of wholesale electricity. Our work ensures that over 14 million people can reliably turn their lights on and complete their jobs, take care of their families, and live in comfort with convenience.

Department description:
The Internal Audit Department is responsible for providing high quality, independent, audit coverage of ISONE's business and IT processes including the evaluation of the ISONEs system of internal controls, reviewing governance and risk management processes, company-wide risk assessments for the purpose of develop the annual audit work plan, support external audits.

What will you be working on:
In this internship, you will assist the department with performance of internal audit fieldwork, reporting, direct support of the Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE 18) testing and System and Organization Controls (SOC 1) report review, as well as administrative tasks such as follow up of outstanding audit issues.

How will you make an impact:
This position will help manage the annual SSAE 18 engagement and help complete the annual various Finance Department audits.

Through this experience, you will learn detail auditing skills as an external auditor, how to prepare audit workpapers documenting the audit work, how to manage an audit engagement.  

What we look for in a candidate:

  • A minimum of 2 years of college education completed in an auditing, accounting and/or business administration program with at least a 3.2 GPA (preferably 3.5 or higher)
  • Strong knowledge and experience with office software, preferably Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrate attention to thoroughness and accuracy in performing detailed, repetitive tasks
  • Strong interpersonal communication

To be eligible for the internship candidate must have completed at least the first year of college and be currently enrolled in a four year or graduate-level academic program. Candidates must have the authority to work in the US on a permanent basis, without requiring sponsorship.

Clarity of purpose is the starting point for all success. The ISO’s mission, vision, and values define our purpose—these values serve as the cultural cornerstones of the organization.
Mission: Through collaboration and innovation, ISO New England plans the transmission system, administers the region’s wholesale markets, and operates the power system to ensure reliable and competitively priced wholesale electricity.
Vision: To harness the power of competition and advanced technologies to reliably plan and operate the grid as the region transitions to clean energy.
Values: Expertise, Respect, Innovation, Dependability and Collaboration

What We Offer
: Located in Holyoke, MA amid the picturesque Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, our interns get the best of both rural and urban living, enjoying day-to-day local community culture and conveniences with drivable access to big city amenities. In addition to our competitive pay, our interns have we access to our onsite fitness center and a cafeteria with free coffee.    

COVID-19 Policy
: Employee safety and well-being is a priority at ISO New England. To safeguard our teams and the important work they do, ISO New England has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy.

Equal Opportunity:
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, creed, color, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, disability, status as a veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or being a member of the Reserves or National Guard.

Drug Free Environment:
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Social Networking Notice: ISO New England reserves the right to review the candidate's postings on any social networking site accessible in the public domain as part of the candidate assessment process.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Job Start Date Monday, June 5, 2023
  • Job End Date Friday, August 18, 2023
Location on Google Maps
  • Holyoke, MA 01040, USA