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Accounting and Finance Internships - Summer 2024

Company: W.L. Gore
Location: Flagstaff
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

About the Role:

Would you like to get hands-on work experience in the fields of Accounting or Finance? We are looking for students to support a variety of Finance andAccounting projects.

As a Gore intern, you will work on projects that leverage the skills you are developing in your field of study. You will be introduced to the core values and unique culture that Gore embodies while working in a team-oriented environment. You will be encouraged to network and build relationships across functions and plants as well as with other interns. Organized networking opportunities will be planned throughout the summer to help you make connections.

As a member of the Gore Accounting and Finance team you will play a key role in supporting the operating and financial plans required to achieve leadership's strategic plan. In addition, you will analyze impacts of new accounting standards, reporting requirements, and regulatory standards on existing and new transactions. Through this work you will add value to the organization by advising leadership on decisions such as how to improve performance, minimize risk or capture new opportunities.

Intern experiences may span various areas of Accounting or Finance:

Intern experiences - Finance:

  • Analyze business and financial data including Profit and loss and balance sheet
  • Develop financial reporting of actual performance vs. plan including variance explanations
  • Use metrics and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to track performance
  • Use financial modeling to evaluate business opportunities, determine resource allocation, and seek to achieve acceptable level of return on investment
  • Develop reports, dashboards, and presentations for conveying financial results and data insights
    Intern experiences - Accounting:
    • Gain a general understanding of accounting and operations through on-the-job training
    • Participate in internal audits of fixed assets
    • Assist in preparing balance sheet account reconciliations (AR, AP, accruals, leases, fixed assets, inventory, etc.)
    • Partner with various functions throughout the Enterprise to maintain the accuracy and compliance of financial data
    • Assist with research, troubleshooting, correction of errors, process improvement, and maintenance of accurate financial records
      Required Qualifications:
      • Successful completion of at least the junior year in a bachelor's program in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Math, or Data Science
      • Enthusiasm for digging into projects and successfully applying financial concepts
      • Demonstrated ability to make connections, build relationships, and create an inclusive environment
      • Demonstration of curiosity and initiative that leads to deeper understanding
      • Evidence of good judgment to work through ambiguity and challenges, and to address errors
      • Ability to be a resourceful and active learner
      • Ability to prioritize and drive projects or initiatives through to completion
      • Ability to work independently, as well as partner with others
      • Ability to commit to a (minimum) 10-week summer internship
        We believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workplace. With diverse perspectives, ideas and experiences, we uncover new possibilities and make a greater impact in the world. We are proud of Associates for building on our rich history of innovation, upholding our values and supporting an inclusive work environment where we treat each other and our external partners with fairness, dignity and respect.

        Gore is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all applications irrespective of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, status as a qualified individual with a disability, genetic information, pregnancy status, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran, gender identity and expression, and any other characteristic protected by applicable laws and regulations.

        Gore is committed to a drug-free workplace. All employment is contingent upon successful completion of drug and background screening. Gore will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, e.g., arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws.

        Gore requires all applicants to be eligible to work within the U.S. Gore generally will not sponsor visas unless otherwise noted on the position description.

        Our Talent Acquisition Team welcomes your questions at collegerecruiting@wlgore.com

        Additional Information
        • Travel%: None
        • Shift: Day Job
        • Schedule: Full-time
        • Posting End Date: Oct 31, 2023
          About Gore

          For 65 years, Gore has improved lives through discovery, product innovation and rewarding careers for Associates. We push the boundaries of what's possible - not just through our products and technologies but also through individual growth and development.

Keywords: W.L. Gore, Flagstaff , Accounting and Finance Internships - Summer 2024, Accounting, Auditing , Flagstaff, Arizona

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