Financial Management Team Intern needed in Arlington, United States

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Management Systems International (MSI), a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area management consultancy with a 40-year history of delivering results for our clients. Our expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation; democracy and governance; peace and stability; rule of law and accountability; education; gender and inclusion; strategic communications; and leadership and organizational development. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Colombia, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Syria and Ukraine, and works domestically. We support clients ranging from the U.S. Government (e.g., the U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Departments of State and Labor, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation) to large bilateral and multilateral donors (e.g., the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program). We also work with national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information, please visit our website at

Project Summary:

The Financial Management Team (FMT) Department is responsible for building and managing all excel budget trackers at MSI, internal risk management documents, and a financial report for the Executive Management Team. FMT’s goal/area is supporting MSI Project Teams in the budget management of their contracts thru the three tools, but primarily the excel budget trackers.

**Please note: U.S. work authorization is required for this position.**

Position Summary:

The Financial Management Team (FMT) Intern will assist in most areas of the excel budgets to make sure they are working properly. The FMT position will last approximately three months, with the possibility for extension based on performance, how well the candidate works with the team, and the business needs of the Finance team. Internships require a maximum commitment of 35 hours per week with a flexible schedule and is presently remote due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a paid position and we anticipate the candidate starting soonest after presenting an offer.


 Support the Project Financial Management team.
 Work on Excel budget trackers and budget reports.
 Build and check budget trackers as well as perform repair when necessary.
 Review financial reports for accuracy. 

 Assist with reviews of portfolio-wide projections and risk analysis.
 Provide additional support to the Financial Management team as needed.
 Develop technical skills to work in and understand complex excel budget trackers in support of FMT’s goal of supporting Project Teams’ management of their contracts.


 Pursuing bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, data science, statistics, or business preferred.
 Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and ability to learn new software programs quickly, strong background in Excel and PowerPoint required.
 Strong presentation and preparation skills.
 Fluency in English, both written and verbal, required.
At MSI Tetra Tech, health and safety play a vital role in our success. MSI Tetra Tech’s employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by local, state and federal authorities.

MSI is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We strive to develop and maintain a culture that honors the perspectives and identities of our employees, our communities and those impacted by our work.

We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities/Veterans Employer.

Pay Transparency Statement:

The compensation for our internship program is $16.20 per hour.

Reasonable Accommodations: MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please visit Tetra Tech’s Disability Assistance Page. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.


Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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