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Interview Date: September 24, 2014
Application Deadline: September 11
Interview Location: SH 214

 

Positions Interviewing for:
-2015 Summer Intern Program - Accounting
-2015 Spring Intern - Accounting 
Accounting roles at Koch companies extend far beyond the necessities of processing payments and assuring compliance. Here you can accept responsibilities throughout the many stages of multimillion-dollar, multinational transactions to gain a comprehensive understanding of company operations and see the results of your work. With the freedom to take personal ownership in your career, you can transform this knowledge into new ideas and help us respond to the world's most important needs.
Our positions offer:
• The ability to manage front to back processes, or portions thereof, that require hands-on, detailed accounting work and the opportunity to develop new tools/processes that will facilitate ease and efficiency for the front & back office.
• Financial Reporting & Analysis: develop an understanding of the relevant industries and market structure; proactively communicate with traders, analysts and shipping groups; become knowledgeable of and ensure compliance with control policies and trading standards. Other activities may include: contract capture, position/trade status reporting, accounts receivable/payable settlement, earnings forecasting, variance analysis, and working capital optimization.
• Accounting processes: balance sheet reconciliations and research of specific accounting treatments in accordance with GAAP.
• Cash management: cash forecasting to provide support for short-term working capital and long-term structure requirements.
• Tax: the ability to collaborate to help analyze, plan and execute commercial transactions, prepare and review tax accounting work papers for periodic compliance filings, and administer state, federal, and foreign income tax audit requests.
• Internal Audit: A wide range of projects in various companies covering a variety of subject matter areas. Projects could include internal financial control and commercial compliance audits, facilitated risk assessments, internal control training, special requests, and a variety of consulting services.

-Accountant - College Graduate
Accounting roles at Koch companies extend far beyond the necessities of processing payments and assuring compliance. Here you can accept responsibilities throughout the many stages of multimillion-dollar, multinational transactions to gain a comprehensive understanding of company operations and see the results of your work. With the freedom to take personal ownership in your career, you can transform this knowledge into new ideas and help us respond to the world's most important needs.
Our positions offer:
• The ability to manage front to back processes, or portions thereof, that require hands-on, detailed accounting work and the opportunity to develop new tools/processes that will facilitate ease and efficiency for the front & back office.
• Financial Reporting & Analysis: develop an understanding of the relevant industries and market structure; proactively communicate with traders, analysts and shipping groups; become knowledgeable of and ensure compliance with control policies and trading standards. Other activities may include: contract capture, position/trade status reporting, accounts receivable/payable settlement, earnings forecasting, variance analysis, and working capital optimization.
• Accounting processes: balance sheet reconciliations and research of specific accounting treatments in accordance with GAAP.
• Cash management: cash forecasting; provide support for short-term working capital and long-term structure requirements.
• Tax: the ability to collaborate to help analyze, plan and execute commercial transactions, prepare and review tax accounting work papers for periodic compliance filings, and administer state, federal, and foreign income tax audit requests.
• Internal Audit: A wide range of projects in various companies covering a variety of subject matter areas. Projects could include internal financial control and commercial compliance audits, facilitated risk assessments, internal control training, special requests, and a variety of consulting services.

-Summer Intern Program - Analyst
Due to the collective size and scale of Koch companies, our analysts have the ability to learn and practice a variety of disciplines, including treasury, market analysis, finance, supply chain/logistics, business strategy, and risk management. In these roles you can develop industry and market understanding; build relationships with traders, marketers and position managers; prepare financial analyses; and advance your knowledge of cash management, financial modeling and credit risk.
Our positions offer an opportunity to:
• Economic modeling to predict future business results in support of corporate and business development initiatives to improve profitability and capital efficiency.
• Develop market points-of-view for products including supply/demand, global product balances and trade flows, and margin forecasting.
• Create detailed production/distribution plans and use economic thinking to optimize the overall supply chain of various products spanning multiple industries
• Communicate trends in arbitrage and fundamental drivers of market conditions with team members and business leaders.
• Gain an understanding of the relevant industries and market structure; build relationships with customers, traders, marketers, and business leaders; become knowledgeable of and ensure compliance with standards and other compliance requirements; cash forecasting; financial analysis.
• Provide cash management: Cash forecasting; provide support for short-term working capital and long-term structure requirements.
• Create detailed modeling: build ad-hoc models used to optimize scheduling/distribution; credit risk, and financial information.
• Deliver profitable solutions through analytical observation and alternative analysis.
• Effectively present results and recommendations to senior leadership in both written and oral formats.

-Analyst - College Graduate
Due to the collective size and scale of Koch companies, our analysts have the ability to learn and practice a variety of disciplines, including treasury, market analysis, finance, supply chain/logistics, business strategy, and risk management. In these roles you can develop industry and market understanding; build relationships with traders, marketers and position managers; prepare financial analyses; and advance your knowledge of cash management, financial modeling and credit risk.
Our positions offer an opportunity to:
• Economic modeling to predict future business results in support of corporate and business development initiatives to improve profitability and capital efficiency.
• Develop market points-of-view for products including supply/demand, global product balances and trade flows, and margin forecasting.
• Create detailed production/distribution plans and use economic thinking to optimize the overall supply chain of various products spanning multiple industries.
• Communicate trends in arbitrage and fundamental drivers of market conditions with team members and business leaders.
• Gain an understanding of the relevant industries and market structure; build relationships with customers, traders, marketers, and business leaders; become knowledgeable of and ensure compliance with standards and other compliance requirements; cash forecasting; financial analysis.
• Provide cash management: Cash forecasting; provide support for short-term working capital and long-term structure requirements.
• Create detailed modeling: build ad-hoc models used to optimize scheduling/distribution; credit risk, and financial information.
• Deliver profitable solutions through analytical observation and alternative analysis.
• Effectively present results and recommendations to senior leadership in both written and oral formats.

-2015 Summer Intern Program - Information Technology
At Koch companies, we don't expect each IT professional to have all the answers. But we do place high importance on sharing knowledge and working together. Find your niche as a business systems analyst, software developer, or within specialties that include networking, application support, servers, storage and security. You can also broaden your capabilities by working alongside team members who offer their own unique skills and ideas. Our IT staff provides critical services to each Koch company and is essential for keeping us in touch with customers and colleagues around the world.
POSITION DESCRIPTIONS
• Software Development: Opportunities to create innovative (web, mobile, data analytics, business intelligence) applications and integrate large scale systems to positively impact business results using a broad toolset of development platforms (C#, SQL, Java, etc.) and databases (Oracle, MS SQL, etc.).
• Business System Analysis: Information gathering from the business groups, involvement in system design, knowledge and support of applications and business processes, quality assurance testing, and in-depth interaction with the software development team, including some basic database query writing.
• SAP Associate: Building and developing SAP business analysis, functional and technical knowledge and skills via participation in various SAP disciplines which support critical business areas including: Finance, Order-to-Cash, Logistics, Warehouse Management, Plant Maintenance, Procurement (Requisition-to-Pay), and Manufacturing.
• Application Systems Analysis: Support the daily operations of the business through technical analysis and application support of the diverse Koch Companies business applications. Collaborate with other IT teams to develop new processes and procedures resulting in greater efficiency and value creation for the business.
• Infrastructure/Platform Solutions:
o Network Analyst: Provide support for globally distributed Wide Area Network, Local Area Network, voice telephony, and wireless network infrastructure.
o Unified Communications Analyst: Manage enterprise communications platforms for voice and video conferencing, webcasting, and instant messaging solutions.
o Storage Analyst: Manage a diverse storage environment of more than 1 PB in size by leveraging multiple types of storage array technologies
o Server Analyst: Provide administration and support of Windows, Linux, and UNIX server environments, including installation, configuration, troubleshooting.
o Authentication and Email Analyst: Administer and support enterprise email, calendar, and contact platforms, along with authentication and access management solutions.
o IT Security Analyst: Work within our IT Security team managing Firewalls, Intrusion Detection and Prevention systems, and forensics tools to ensure the security of our IT environment.

-Information Technology - College Graduate
At Koch companies, we don't expect each IT professional to have all the answers. But we do place high importance on sharing knowledge and working together. Find your niche as a software developer, business systems analyst, or within specialties that include networking, application support, servers, storage and security. You can also broaden your capabilities by working alongside team members who offer their own unique skills and ideas. Our IT staff provides critical services to each Koch company and is essential for keeping us in touch with customers and colleagues around the world.
POSITION DESCRIPTIONS
• Software Development: Opportunities to create innovative (web, mobile, data analytics, business intelligence) applications and integrate large scale systems to positively impact business results using a broad toolset of development platforms (C#, SQL, Java, etc.) and databases (Oracle, MS SQL, etc.).
• Business System Analysis: Information gathering from the business groups, involvement in system design, knowledge and support of applications and business processes, quality assurance testing, and in depth interaction with the software development team, including some basic database query writing.
• Application Systems Analysis: Support the daily operations of the business through technical analysis and application support of the diverse Koch Companies business applications. Collaborate with other IT teams to develop new processes and procedures resulting in greater efficiency and value creation for the business.
• Infrastructure/Platform Solutions:
o Network Analyst: Provide support for globally distributed Wide Area Network, Local Area Network, voice telephony, and wireless network infrastructure.
o Unified Communications Analyst: Manage enterprise communications platforms for voice and video conferencing, webcasting, and instant messaging solutions.
o Storage Analyst: Manage a diverse storage environment of more than 1 PB in size by leveraging multiple types of storage array technologies
o Server Analyst: Provide administration and support of Windows, Linux, and UNIX server environments, including installation, configuration, troubleshooting.
o Authentication and Email Analyst: Administer and support enterprise email, calendar, and contact platforms, along with authentication and access management solutions.
o IT Security Analyst: Work within our IT Security team managing Firewalls, Intrusion Detection and Prevention systems, and forensics tools to ensure the security of our IT environment.
Majors Interviewing: Accounting, Agribusiness, Business Communication, Computer Science, Economics, Finance, INT, MIS, Marketing, MBA, Management, Mathematics, International Business & Economics
Requirements: View qualifications through your Careers for Tigers account.
Location: Wichita, KS
Company Web site:  http://www.kochcollegerecruiting.com/


For more information or to sign up for an interview, contact Career Services at 628-4260, stop by SH 214, or sign up online through your Careers for Tigers account.

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