Summer Intern - Financial Planning and Analysis

Location: Chicago, IL Posted Date: March 18, 2017
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Employer Job Id: 10697 CareerMine Job Id: 1345131

Position Summary

  • This is a finance intern position based at [Company] headquarters in Chicago, IL. This position will report to the Director FP&A, and will be involved and support multiple areas of FP&A, including the Business Unit and Operations teams. This person will be involved in project/initiative work, as well as help create analytical resources, meaningful reporting and standardized methodologies that enhance decision-making support at[Company] . This person will also provide analytical support and financial analysis to various cross functional groups in the organization, including, executive management, marketing, sales and manufacturing management.

Key Accountabilities And Responsibilities

  • Provide analysis support to the Business Units to identify, analyze, prioritize and implement key initiatives to accelerate growth platforms and improve financial performance
  • Provide support to enhance analytics and decision making on key initiatives such as capacity planning, customer analysis and support, strategic planning, market share growth, competitive analysis and new product platforms
  • Provide support and analysis to executive management on strategic initiatives, resource allocations, operational performance drivers and trends in business performance and the industry
  • Help support some of the following initiatives:
  • Monthly closing and consolidation process of the [Company] Consolidated Financial Reports. Prepare detailed variance analysis for each of our reporting segments.
  • Monthly and annual reporting of our SG&A spending and provide detailed variance analysis. Also assist with our annual overhead budgeting process.
  • Monthly forecasting process of our Consolidated P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement.
  • Provide decision and analytical support to the management of domestic manufacturing units.
  • Support and aid the development of the business plans of the various operating units by providing analytical and financial analysis as necessary.
  • Prepare the financial analysis associated with capital authority proposals which generate cost savings or additional business.
  • Prepare analyses of industry conditions and competitive environment. Maintain and update the analytical tools required in competitive analysis such as the delivered cost model.



  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting with status of “Junior”.

Other Requirements

  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Demonstrated academic achievements
  • Strong work ethic

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