Accounting/Finance Intern

ACCO Brands - Lake Zurich, IL3.7

InternshipEstimated: $37,000 - $49,000 a year
Position Summary
Achieve. Create. Collaborate. Organize.

Essential brands. Innovative products. Smart investment. Winning team. This is what you will find at ACCO Brands. We are passionate about building a culture that is committed to the success of our employees. If you are looking for an organization that offers rewarding opportunities and is dedicated to team orientation, learning and development, and flourishes with success, we invite you to be a part of building our company for the future.

We are currently seeking a Accounting/Finance Intern for Summer 2020 who could ultimately participate in our five year Finance Development Program. Our interns will have the opportunity to work in any of the following areas:
US Central Accounting
Financial Transaction Processing
Financial Planning and Analysis
Business Decision Support
Working at ACCO Brands is more than a job, it is an experience! Our internship program provides real world business experience, enabling our interns to be fully integrated into our day-to-day operations, giving them a unique perspective to our culture and business environment. Importantly, our interns will have exposure to the finance leadership team, including the opportunity to job shadow and interact with various members of leadership to gain an appreciation of the different expectations and contributions delivered by our senior finance leaders.

In addition, our intern program provides vast learning opportunities, such as providing interns the ability to secure a Lean Six Sigma ("LSS") Yellow belt. This will enable our interns to participate in cross-functional business improvement teams and allow them to function as a full team member in their assigned roles.

Position Responsibilities and Principles:
Ten weeks internship duration
Interns will be expected to assume and discharge real responsibilities by established deadlines
Interns will be assigned to a team, with the expectation that hard work and support will make their team successful
Interns will have direct exposure to senior management and opportunities to job shadow with the senior finance leadership team to gain valuable experience
Will be trained as a LSS Yellow belt early during their internship so they will be able to participate as a Finance team member on a cross-functional LSS business improvement team
We will assess their performance both during and at the conclusion of the summer assignment

Position Qualifications
Within one year of graduation at a four year undergraduate university (must be a current student during internship)
Accounting majors are strongly preferred, will consider Finance majors with a minor/concentration in Accounting
Intend on sitting for the CPA, once candidate meets 150 credit hour requirement
Considering candidates with a cumulative 3.2 GPA or higher
Strong desire to join our five year Finance Development Program upon graduation
About Us
You know our brands. You love our brands. You just may not know they are ours.

If you have touched a Five Star® notebook, a Swingline® stapler, a Quartet® dry erase board, or a Kensington® computer mouse, you have touched part of ACCO Brands Corporation. With annual revenues of nearly $2 Billion, ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO) designs, markets, manufactures and sells branded academic, consumer and business products globally. The power of our brands, our unmatched global customer reach, and our strategic market strengths put us in a position to achieve global leadership and growth. We're proud of our long history of industry leadership and innovation and are focused on delivering exceptional value to our customers by providing unique, cutting-edge, branded products.

Apply and build your future with ACCO Brands.

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Equal Opportunity Employer
ACCO Brands is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Company provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.