Finance Intern Summer 2020 at Cargill

Location: minnesota, united states

Job Description

The finance internship program will provide you with valuable experience across the Finance job family with placement in an area such as, but not limited to: Corporate Accounting & Finance, Financial Planning & Analysis, Management Information & Decision Support, Financial Risk Management, Accounting & Reporting, and more. As a Finance Intern, you will be responsible for providing key information to leadership on business findings and performance of the financial statements to support expense control, accurate reporting and operative investment management in order to drive actionable responses.

  • Actively lead process and efficiency analysis, and give insightful recommendations to the team for improving business performance and operational efficiencies.
  • Broaden your perspective on career development, gain problem-solving insights, and enhance your ability to navigate the organizational culture.
  • Develop your network by engaging with employees and interns from across Cargill’s many businesses and functions.
  • Participate in team-building and philanthropic events throughout your internship.
  • Complete projects throughout the summer and report-out on your accomplishments through a final internship capstone presentation to business leaders, supervisors and colleagues at the end of your internship.
Internship Programming:

  • Internships are paid and are at a minimum of 12 weeks in duration.
  • Cargill offers both housing assistance and relocation reimbursement to interns who qualify (eligibility based on mileage).
  • Day–to-day transportation to and from work is the responsibility of the intern.
  • Attend Intern Forum, an event held at Cargill headquarters in Minneapolis, MN, designed to give exposure to leadership and cross-functional interns from across the U.S.
  • Interns who demonstrate exceptional performance and a curiosity to learn more may be offered a full-time position for the following year into the full-time Finance Associate Rotational Program.
  • As employees, interns receive access to Cargill volunteer and community outreach opportunities and paid time off to participate in volunteer activities.

Job Locations:

  • Interns may be placed in an office or plant setting; must be open to interning in either type of setting across the United States.
  • Locations include, but not limited to:
    • Minneapolis, MN
    • Wichita, KS
    • Blair, NE
    • Eddyville, IA
    • Gainesville, GA
  • All candidates must be geographically flexible and willing to relocate for an internship opportunity anywhere in the U.S.
  • Travel approximately 10% or less.
Required Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelors or Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Statistics, Economics, Mathematics or a related degree.
  • Must be graduating between December 2020 and June 2021 AND be available for full-time employment upon graduation.
  • Right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer.
  • All candidates must be geographically flexible and willing to relocate for an internship opportunity anywhere in the U.S.
  • Able to complete a 12-week internship in the summer (May/June - August 2020).
  • Intermediate level proficiency using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Ability to contribute, both as part of a team and individually.
  • Must be able to complete essential functions of this job as outlined in the job description with reasonable accommodations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Experience working for a multi-national company.
  • Strong financial acumen.
  • Significant quantitative and analytical capability.
  • Fluency in a second language.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Learning agility and desire for experience across the diverse domains of finance.
  • Demonstrated self-starter, entrepreneurial and innovative.
  • Experience with budgeting, investment analysis, economic profit concepts and strategic planning concepts.
  • Exposure to financial modeling, scenario planning, and reporting.
  • Experience with SAP.
  • Experience with data visualization tools (e.g. – Microsoft Power BI, Tableau).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Finance/Accounting

Primary Location US-MN-Wayzata

Other Locations US-KS-Wichita, US-GA-Gainesville, US-NE-Blair, United States, US-IA-Eddyville