Serco Inc.

  • Financial Analysis Intern

    Recruiting Location
    RL_DC51 - New Jersey Ave
    Work Location
    Position Type
    Temporary/Term Full-Time
    Security Clearance
  • Position Description

    Intern Program Overview

    Serco’s Training and Experience Program (STEP) is designed to provide college students an internship opportunity to gain meaningful, hands-on work experience in a professional environment. STEP emphasizes developing the next generation’s workforce. Our goal is to build a roadmap that leads you to a long, rewarding and challenging career with Serco. We will work with you to determine your desired career path and the correct steps to get you to your goals.

    Outside of gaining hands-on experience, you will attend training sessions taught by skilled leaders in our company. These training sessions range from finance, personality in the workplace, presentation skills, resume building, and more. In addition, Serco emphasizes being environmentally friendly and making a positive difference in the community. We challenge our interns to develop and execute on at least one group initiative that will benefit the office and/or local community. Projects in the past have included a park cleanup and a recycling drive.

    This internship spans over 12 weeks—11 weeks worked with 1 week off for Fourth of July and half days on Fridays. You will work with your mentor to identify the best times for you to come in and leave work. You will work no more than an average of 36 hours a week.


    Job Description

    As a Financial Analysis Intern, you will support our Maritime Engineering, Technology & Sustainment (METS) Business Unit which is responsible for industry-leading capabilities in naval ship and submarine design, systems and engineering services, and production support, logistics and in-service sustainment. This complements Serco’s other engineering capabilities in shipboard, shore and systems installation and upgrade services to the Navy.

    You will join the team supporting the Chief Financial Officer under SEA 21 (Deputy Commander for Ship Maintenance and Modernization) on the SEA 21 contract. We assist our Government Business Financial Managers with defining the SEA 21 directorates’ ship lifecycle support requirements and identifying program costs to support NAVSEA budget cycles.

    Your team is responsible for providing financial and business management support to SEA 21. This impacts the Navy as the team helps SEA 21 manage ship availability requirements and justify the SEA 21 budget. In your role, you will analyze financial data and prepare reports for the SEA 21 Chief Financial Officer and the SEA 21 Program Offices.

    During your Internship, you will gain exposure to a wide range of teams within the organization including government and contractor employees working for various SEA 21 Program Offices. This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly engaged and collaborative team.


    Roles and Responsibilities

    • Analyze allocation plans and prepare spend plans for approved SEA 21 mission requirements.
    • Analyze ship lifecycle support requirements and identify system procurement, unit cost, delivery, installation, and development milestone data to support NAVSEA budget cycles.
    • Use data from U.S. Navy databases including PBIS, COBRA, PDOCS, ERP, and NEPS to budget, execute, and report ship availabilities funding.
    • Use VBA, macros, and pivot tables to prepare ad hoc reports of SEA 21 directorates’ budget and execution status.
    • Prepare reports, graphs, and charts for the SEA 21 Chief Financial Officer and SEA 21 Program Offices and Directorates.



    • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or 4-year degree at an accredited university, or projected Spring 2020 graduate
    • Ideal candidates will be rising juniors, rising seniors or Spring 2020 graduates
    • Pursuing a degree in Finance, Business or related field
    • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills are required. The candidate shall be able to:
      • Work with Pivot Tables.
      • Perform some programming in VBA.
    • Intermediate Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Word skills are required.
    • Excellent administrative, organization and communication skills.
    • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Must be diligent, hardworking and able to work in a professional office environment.
    • Desires to gain professional experience and eagerness to learn.
    • Demonstrated experience collaborating in a team environment.
    • Effective communication skills.
    • A SECRET security clearance will be required after employment – ability to obtain and maintain clearance



    Company Overview

    Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. Military, numerous U.S. Federal Civilian Agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Government of Canada, State and Local Governments, and Commercial Clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently, while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco has approximately 6,000 employees with an annual revenue of $1 billion and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset, and our success directly relates to our employees. At Serco, we listen, respect and support our employees and through continuous training, development and information-sharing, we advance talent internally, enhancing career growth and progression which enables not only our employees to excel but enables our customers to excel as well. It is not just a job at Serco; at Serco, we offer career opportunities. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco''s people share a passion for delivering ethical service, innovation, and a commitment to results. We trust our people to deliver. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).


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