Intern - Internal Audit

Date: Nov 3, 2022

Location: Saint Louis, MO, US, 63101

Company: Spire Inc.

Company Overview

At Spire, we believe energy exists to help people. To enrich their lives, grow their businesses, advance their communities. It’s a simple idea, but one that’s at the heart of our business. We’re dedicated to understanding our customers’ needs and goals to better serve them today and tomorrow. That’s why we’re always looking for driven, collaborative people to join our team. Because we believe that offering our customers the best service means bringing together the best people.

We value safety, inclusion, and integrity. We connect to people, get the job done, and leave a memory and everything about our culture comes back to one thing: a handshake at the front door. We have 4 essential behaviors that show how the Spire culture comes to life:

Living Spire Behaviors

We Collaborate: We reach across boundaries to connect with each other and deliver on our promises. We put teamwork first, knowing that our collective energy makes us stronger.

We Care: We create good memories by treating people how we want to be treated: We are inclusive, respectful and kind. We actively create a caring culture that feels like a handshake at the front door.

We Advance: We are active learners who never stop looking for ways to innovate and improve ourselves, and our company. We embrace ongoing development and process improvement with passion and tenacity.

We Have Perspective: We strive to gain additional perspective about Spire’s business and the ever-changing energy industry. We know that every employee plays an important role in Spire’s success, and we give our best to better understand how to help move the company forward.


Spire is seeking an Internal Auditor Intern. This position will be responsible for assisting in objective and independent evaluation of risks, assessing the internal control environment and recommending improvements.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Opportunity to rotate between various accounting and finance assignments to potentially include:
  • Financial and/or Operational Audits
  • Information Technology Audits
  • Compliance & Continuous Auditing/Monitoring
  • Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Assist with performance of internal audits and special projects under the direction of the Audit Manager
  • Document audit work performed while adhering to departmental and professional work paper standards
  • Utilize effective communication skills to develop and maintain productive relationships with clients and team members at various level
  • Assist with the generation of standard and non-standard reports
  • Researches outstanding items/issues.
  • Accountable for quality, accuracy and planning of own work is crucial
  • Opportunity to travel to various business locations
  • All other duties as assigned.

Essential Characteristics and Competencies

  • Ability to lead by example in support of the Company’s essential characteristics and values: strong ethics and integrity, dedication to a safe work environment, commitment to a diverse workforce that recognizes and respects every individual’s unique skills and perspectives
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to adapt in a fast-moving and changing culture
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the proven ability to build and establish rapport with a diverse array of people
  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively in order to meet individual goals and deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of a team and display a positive attitude for this dynamic environment

Supervisory Responsibilities


Required Education (certifications, licenses)

  • Currently enrolled as a full-time student and will be a Junior or Senior Fall 2023
  • Current major in Accounting or Finance or Business
  • Cumulative GPA 3.0 or above

Required knowledge, skill and abilities

  • Familiar with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Understanding of basic accounting theory and principles
  • Understanding of basic finance and Generally Accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Time management and planning
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time

Physical demands, environment and schedule

  • Normal Work Environment – Work is normally performed in a shared office environment.
  • Typically, 8 hours a day, Monday through Friday. Overtime and/or travel may be required.
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time


We Advance
We Care
We Collaborate
We Have Perspective

Posting Requirements

Spire accepts online applications through our career site at


Posting requirements: The above posting description is intended to describe the general nature of the level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Spire, Inc., and its subsidiaries are Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. 


We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all areas, including but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, selection, training, education, compensation, benefits, promotion, job transfer, upgrading, separation and recall regardless of the individual’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, and/or other protected categories under all Federal, State, and local laws. For more information, please view our Integrity and Inclusion pages of our career site.

Job Location: St Louis

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