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The Role: S&P Global Platts Finance Summer Internship Programme is a 10 week summer program commencing in June/July 2018. S&P Global Platts are seeking intern candidates for its Finance team. Interns will be expected to work well within a team and demonstrate exceptional learning agility, creativity, and problem solving skills.  They will be expected to work closely with the Platts Finance team to support with the execution and analysis of profit and loss activities, general ledger, and accounts payable. Intern assignments can also include sales and marketing metrics reporting as well as helping with other special projects. We are seeking a highly-motivated individual that is interested in a possible full-time position upon graduation.

The Location: Canary Wharf, London

The Team/The Business:  You will be part of a global team in S&P Global Finance, supporting the Platts business in all areas of financial planning and reporting. The future role would introduce the candidate to a team where they will be encouraged to gain experience in different aspects of finance and the S&P Global business by moving through different roles. We are looking for high achievers from a diverse pool of undergraduate & postgraduate institutions that enjoy working with financial issues and want to develop their career in a dynamic, high performing and multicultural team. We are looking for interns who are able to work well within a team and can demonstrate exceptional learning agility, creativity and problem solving ability.

The Impact:

  • Our real-time news, pricing and analytical services help markets operate with transparency and efficiency.

  • Be part of a global company with a strong history of growth and a globally diverse workforce with 20 offices spanning five continents.

  • Be the trusteed finance business partner, providing insight from a unique vantage point.

  • Define, driving and supporting sustainable value-enhancing growth for S&P Global.

  • Get the best of both worlds: a nimble, highly specialized company and a business casual culture with the benefits and backing of S&P Global – a company that fosters development and growth, as well as work-life balance.

  • We are looking for world-class thinkers to join our team at S&P Global Platts, the principal provider of commodity price assessment and information to more than 10,000 customers in 150 countries.

What’s in it for you:

  • 10-week summer internship commencing in June/July 2018

  • Training – including use of internal finance applications as well as practical use of everyday tools such as Excel.

  • Opportunity to learn about the operations of a successful growing business in operating in an exciting market.

  • Exposure to the operations of a functioning finance team during the strategic planning period.

  • Shadow experienced finance professionals.

  • Receive hands-on financial analysis experiences and project work of value to the organization.



  • Monthly Profit and Loss forecasts

  • Sales and Customer Analysis

  • General ledger, accounts payable queries

  • Headcount reporting and tracking

  • Other special projects


What we’re looking for:

  • Second or final year student from an accredited university or college is required

  • All degrees welcome;  concentration in Mathematics, Finance, Economics, Financial/Business Journalism, Business, Marketing, or accounting related disciplines preferred

  • Strong communication (good verbal skills, listening techniques, and a clear, concise writing style)

  • Able to learn quickly, multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment

  • Understand importance of building strong relationships and partnering with team members

  • Problem-solving, time-management, attention to detail & organizational abilities to work efficiently with clients

  • Intellectually curious; the ability to learn quickly

  • Significant comfort level with suite of Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint Excel)

  • Permission to work in the UK is required

About S&P Global Platts:


At S&P Global Platts, we provide the insights; you make better informed trading and business decisions with conviction. We’re the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. S&P Global Platts coverage includes oil and gas, power, petrochemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping.


S&P Global Platts is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit


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