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Duke Energy Accounting & Finance Associate in Charlotte, North Carolina

More than a career - a chance to make a difference in people's lives.

Build an exciting, rewarding career with us – help us make a difference for millions of people every day. Consider joining the Duke Energy team, where you'll find a friendly work environment, opportunities for growth and development, recognition for your work, and competitive pay and benefits.

Please attach your current unofficial transcript in order to be considered for this position.

Position Summary

There are approximately 525 employees on our Finance team located in the U.S. who proactively and jointly participate in the business decisions of Duke Energy. Our departments include:

  • Controller (i.e., Accounting)

  • Corporate Development and Treasury

  • Financial Planning & Analysis

  • Investor Relations

  • Risk Management and Insurance

The Associate position is an entry-level rotational position. The successful candidate(s) will rotate through one-year assignments for a total of three (3) years prior to a permanent assignment within the Finance organization. Initial assignments will be within the Controller or Financial Planning & Analysis. Subsequent rotations may include experiences in different roles in these same departments or in the Risk Management, Corporate Development and Treasury, Investor Relations or Internal Audit departments, depending on the company’s business needs.


The Accounting Associate Rotation Program provides exposure to a variety of roles, facilitating learning foundational concepts in the energy industry and in business, in order to develop broad skills and allow the employee to evaluate their career options.

Working Conditions

Work will be performed from both remote and onsite locations after the onboarding period. However, hybrid employees should live within a reasonable daily commute to a Duke Energy facility.

Basic/Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business (concentration in Accounting or Finance) with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75, and successful completion of degree by December 2021.

  • Experience using Microsoft Office products (e.g., Office 365, Excel, Power Point, Word, and Outlook).

Desired Qualifications

  • A maximum of two (2) years of work experience in Business, Accounting, or Finance.

  • Previous experience in the energy industry.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business (concentration in Accounting or Finance) with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25, and successful completion of degree by December 2021.

  • Master's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25, and successful completion of degree by December 2021.

  • Demonstrated effective leadership skills through on-campus, extracurricular/volunteer activities, etc.

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal and teamwork skills.

  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • An example of Duke Energy’s culture: striving for excellence, respecting employee differences, committed to safety, improving the environment & communities, and open to new ideas & change.

Travel Requirements

Not required

Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable) No

Represented/Union Position No

Visa Sponsored Position No

Posting Expiration Date

Monday, December 6, 2021

All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.

We are one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States, supplying and delivering electricity to approximately 7.4 million U.S. customers. We have approximately 52,700 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest and Florida – and natural gas distribution services serving more than 1.5 million customers in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and the Carolinas. Our commercial and international businesses own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a portfolio of renewable energy assets.

Regardless of your skill set or specific interest, we're looking for the best and brightest talent in the industry. Our people make us great - and we're always looking for more. Find your career path today at Duke Energy, where it's more than a career - it's a chance to make a difference in people's lives.

Brighter opportunities. Brighter futures. Duke Energy values ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce, and we’re dedicated to providing a work environment where all people are valued, respected and able to reach their full potential. Duke Energy is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, including but not limited to lactation, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, military status, or protected veteran status. Duke Energy complies with all applicable state, federal and local laws, regulations and ordinances prohibiting discrimination.