Finance and Accounting Intern
Norton Pkwy, Mentor, OH 44060, USA
About Avery Dennison
Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical, and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs more than 32,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2020 were $7.0 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.
What we are looking for
We are seeking innovators, collaborators, and problem solvers. Our interns do not shy away from a challenge, and are looking for a chance to create a real impact with our company. Avery Dennison’s Internship Program has a single business focus to cultivate future talent for our rapidly growing organization. With a concentrated blend of experiential on-the-job learning, a dynamic environment, access to business leaders, and an encouraging team of co-workers, peers, and supervisors, the Internship Program will provide you the opportunity to sharpen your skills and collaborate on a number of strategic projects.
We’re seeking a Finance and Accounting Intern to join our business in North America during the summer of 2022. You will provide Finance and Accounting support for North America operations. In this role, you will assist with the close process and various analyses, and ensure all reporting deadlines are met while collaboratively working with the Finance Team and other Functions. You will also work on projects that support Finance’s continuous efforts to standardize and streamline processes.
The Finance/Accounting Intern typically works for one of the following teams:
- Commercial Finance
- Operations Finance
- Corporate Accounting
What you will be doing
The primary roles and responsibilities of this internship will be:
- Provide both regular (daily/weekly/monthly) and ad-hoc reports to help strategic decision-making for the business
- Build and send monthly management reports
- Support business unit and finance director/analysts on various analyses
- Complete projects directly linked to the Finance Team efficiency initiatives
- Providing intern report out at conclusion of role to steering committee
What sets us apart
Avery Dennison’s Summer Internship Program is unlike any other with its emphasis on networking, community and support. From Day 1, networking is encouraged, promoted and expected within the program. As you are on-boarded with other summer interns and Early Careers Program associates from various tracks, you quickly develop a community of individuals all committed to make sure you have what it takes to succeed.
A core component of the curriculum is the mentoring program. Paired with an Early Careers Associate or program graduate within the organization, the program focuses on the transition from college to corporate, leveraging strengths, networking and defining your early career path.
In addition, as an organization that values diversity and inclusion, we welcome our Summer Interns to take an active role in our Employee Resource Groups(ERG’s). ERG’s are a group of employees that help advance and promote diversity, cultural awareness and an inclusive work environment. Some of our ERG’s are Black Employee Resource Group (BERG), Elevate(Woman’s), NEO Chinese Association, Unite(LGBT+), Veteran Employee Resource Group (VERG), and Voz Latina.
Internship positions at Avery Dennison are paid and relocation assistance is provided for those that qualify.
What you will need to bring to the program
Avery Dennison has a long history of being an industry leader. Your history is important to us. It should include the following:
- Pursuing a BS in Accounting/Finance or Business or related field required.
- Previous internship/co op experience or relevant work experience (a plus)
- Strong Excel/Google Sheets skills, and experience in building financial models (a plus)
- Experience via student organizations, such as Beta Alpha Psi, Association of Latino Professionals of America, Multicultural Business Association, Finance Association, Women in Finance, etc.
- Volunteerism or similar activities
Equal Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
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