Finance Manager Internship

Converse | Boston, MA, United States

Posted Date 12/06/2018
Description As an MBA Finance Manager Intern, you'll participate in functional discussions and initiatives across departments and provide input into business unit planning. You'll develop internal and/or external partnerships that leverage resources and improve business unit responsiveness; prepare and distribute timely and insightful financial analysis of pertinent information to determine progress against strategic plan, budget, forecast, and to support external financial decisions. You'll actively interpret and review financial results with business leaders, including trends/issues and opportunities, to drive actionable responses.

While spending the summer in an MBA Internship with Converse Finance your responsibilities may include:
  • Participating in an assigned Converse Finance business project which requires research, analysis, benchmarking, and presentation to leadership with future focused next step recommendations.
  • Performing analysis that aids in the decision-making process and helps improve profitability. This may include analysis on new business opportunities, which include scenario and investment analysis.
  • Monitor progress against budgets/targets and work with managers to ensure accountability; and working capital is efficiently and effectively being used.
  • Develop and monitor metrics focused on P&L, balance sheet, and free cash flow.
  • Participate in the strategic business planning process from a financial perspective; generate budgets that incorporate strategic business plan objectives with appropriate assumptions.
  • Execute the monthly forecasting process for assigned division, category, gender group, or cost center.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree required, with a preferred discipline in Finance, Accounting, Business or related field
  • Currently pursuing a Master’s degree (with a concentration on Finance, Economics, Business Administration or related field) with an expected graduation date of Winter 2019 or Spring 2020
  • 4+ years' experience in financial reporting, financial planning, strategic planning and/or annual budgeting
  • 2 years' additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Attention to detail in the development of management quality reporting and analytics for executive-level personnel
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a large organization
  • Proven strong financial analysis skills; technical corporate finance, accounting, and valuation skills
  • Superior written and oral presentation skills; ability to communicate and present to senior management
  • Strong proficiency with financial analysis tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Proven ability to seek information and problem solve
  • Attention to detail in the development of quality reporting and analytics for senior management
  • Ability to pass a 7 year background check
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE
  • CFA, CPA or CMA is strongly preferred
  • Experience in a Fortune 500 consumer products or other multi-national firm
  • Experience in investment banking, management consulting, or financial planning and analysis

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