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Summer 2019 Finance Intern

The Alliance Data summer internship program is located in Columbus, Ohio. Housing is provided if needed.

General Statement of Duties: The Finance Intern will work with various members of the Finance & Profitability team to assist with enhancing the overall day to day reporting needs as well as building and maintaining a SharePoint site. The intern will work with both the Global Profitability & Investments team and the Finance & Profitability teams to support financial reporting, financial analysis and ad hoc projects. This individual will also be expected to provide general support for department initiatives and objectives, as necessary.

 Examples of Duties: (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all that may be found in this job.) 

  • Assists in the development and evaluation of financial reporting and variance analysis of investments and new/existing capabilities
  • Supports the monthly reporting process, client/product profitability reviews, and detailed variance analysis
  • Utilizes analytical skills to compile data, research and analyze financial information, and assist in streamlining and standardizing the reporting process of financial initiatives
  • Supports the documentation of policies, procedures, and processes that improve consistency, accuracy, timeliness, and the strengthening of internal controls
  • Completes ad hoc requests as needed
  • Coordinates meetings for members of the team, including scheduling, agenda development, and meeting notes and follow-up

  Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • Profitability analysis & reporting
  • Analytical and quantitative skills
  • Ability to accept direction and coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Aptitude for attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Understanding of P&L and profitability metrics
  • Ability to research, summarize, evaluate and interpret data  

Minimum Qualifications:
Education: 2 years of undergraduate work completed toward Finance, Accounting, or related field or equivalent experience