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Financial Planning & Analysis Intern - Summer 2024

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AccuWeather
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State College, PA/Remote
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Added: April 5, 2024
About AccuWeather: AccuWeather is recognized and documented as the most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world, has saved more than 10,000 thousands lives, prevented 100,000 injuries, and saved tens of billions of dollars in property damage.

With global headquarters in State College, Pennsylvania; a severe weather center in Wichita, Kansas; and offices in New York City and elsewhere around the world, AccuWeather serves more than 1.5 billion people daily to help them better plan their activities and get more out of their day and keep their families safer through innovative digital media properties, such as AccuWeather.com and mobile, as well as radio, television, newspapers, digital out-of-home, the 24/7 AccuWeather Network channel and AccuWeather NOW streaming service. Additionally, AccuWeather produces and further serves more than half the Fortune 100 companies and thousands of businesses and distributes news, weather content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites.

Position Summary: The FP&A Intern will assist the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team in various tasks related to financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting, and reporting. This internship offers valuable hands-on experience in finance and provides an opportunity to learn about financial operations within AccuWeather

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the FP&A team in preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports.
  • Help maintain financial models and databases used for budgeting, forecasting, and decision-making.
  • Assist in analyzing financial data and performance metrics to identify trends, anomalies, and opportunities for improvement.
  • Participate in the forecasting and month-end processes by gathering data, preparing templates, and performing variance analysis.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to collect relevant information for financial analysis and reporting.
  • Contribute to ad hoc financial projects and analyses as assigned by the FP&A Manager.

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master's degree program in Finance, Accounting, or related field.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret financial data and draw meaningful conclusions.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel; experience with financial modeling is a plus.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Proactive and self-motivated, with a desire to learn and grow in the field of finance.
  • Previous internship or coursework related to financial analysis or planning is preferred but not required.

Duration: This internship is expected to last for a duration of 3 months (June 2024 – August 2024), with the possibility of extension based on performance and business needs.

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: AccuWeather is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity to all applicants and existing employees and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity/expression), sexual orientation, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, political affiliation, religion, citizenship status, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

AccuWeather is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to human.resources@accuweather.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Note: This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the internship and the general nature and level of work performed by interns within this role. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and qualifications required. Responsibilities and tasks may be subject to change based on organizational needs and individual capabilities.
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