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Finance / Accounting Intern (Summer 2020)

Company: The Clorox Company
Location: Oakland
Posted on: February 16, 2020

Job Description:

Make your markAt Clorox, we build big brands that make everyday life better, every day. We value our differences, and challenge each other to think and act boldly. We try new things, succeed, fail and keep learning. We work hard, and have busy personal lives. And were all able to make a positive impact at Clorox, in our communities, and in the lives of millions of people who invite us into their homes. Make your mark and help us drive Good Growth growth that is profitable, sustainable and responsible.Job Overview/SummaryThe Clorox Company Internship Program is a 10-week summer experience that runs from June through August. Interns are provided meaningful work assignments designed to provide perspective and practical work experience highlighting what you would do in a similar role following completion of your degree and working at the company on a regular, fulltime basis. Through the course of the summer, interns participate in: Formal, three-day orientation and program kick off with interns from all functions in California Peer-level mentorship and connection points with functional and company executives Community Engagement activity Soft-skills training and development exercisesClorox Intern Program benefits include: Round trip airfare from school/home location to work location Housing stipends Participation in Clorox 401(k) 2 days sick time 50% off purchases of Burts Bees and vitamin/supplement brandsKey ResponsibilitiesAs a Finance/Accounting Intern at Clorox, you will help achieve business strategies and goals by translating operating activities and results into compelling consumer and business insights. As part of our Finance team, your insights will drive decision-making across the organization, and your influence will help the company build big-share brands that make everyday life better, every day.Clorox Finance Interns are assigned to a team where they will gain experience in support of the function. Some assignments could include:

  • Finance Forecasting
  • Cost
  • Accounting (SEC Reporting, Consolidation, US or International Ops, Corporate Accounting, Financial Reporting & Controls)
  • TaxTypical Entry Level Finance/Accounting Responsibilities can include:
    • Report actual performance vs. forecast, including identifying key variance drivers
    • Plan, execute and improve the quarterly financial forecasting and/or close process
    • Prepare journal entries and monthly and quarterly account reconciliations
    • Prepare and analyze volume shipment reports with key performance drivers for senior management
    • Ensure accuracy of cost and spending related accounts on financial statements
    • Execute monthly and quarterly close in accordance with GAAP for revenue, deductions, trade spending, unsaleables, discounts and sales-related expenditures
    • Support financial statement preparation and maintain strong control environment
    • Identify and influence system improvements to drive efficiency and effectiveness
    • Develop insights to drive the businessKey Skills, Abilities and Experience Required
      • Rising Junior or Senior (Undergraduate) majoring in Finance, Accounting, or Economics
      • Desired GPA: 3.3 or higher
      • Completion of 3 to 6 hours of coursework in Finance or Accounting
      • Experience working with MS Office Products with a primary focus on MS Excel
      • Passion to learn and evolve with changing business needs
      • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
      • Ability to work both independently as well as collaborate within a team environment
      • Strong attention to detail with results oriented mindsetAbility to work in one of the following locations (with housing stipend or transportation assistance from Clorox):
        • Oakland, CA
        • Pleasanton, CA
        • Durham, NCRequired EducationMore about FinanceReady to keep learning? Whether your focus is on supply chain cost management, financial forecasting, long-range planning and analysis, or financial reporting, youll work on assignments across the organization that will build your business knowledge, technical skills and leadership experience.More About CloroxAt Clorox (NYSE: CLX), we build brands that make everyday life better, every day. We value our differences, and challenge each other to think and act boldly. We try new things, succeed, fail and keep learning. We work hard, have busy personal lives and are all able to make a positive impact at Clorox, in our communities and in the lives of millions of people who invite us into their homes and workplaces. Make your mark and help us drive growth that is profitable, sustainable and responsible.The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) is a leading multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products with 8,700 employees worldwide and fiscal year 2018 sales of $6.1 billion. In addition to our namesake bleach and cleaning products, we market some of the most trusted and recognized consumer and professional brands, including:
          • Brita water-filtration products
          • Burt's Bees natural personal care products
          • Fresh Step cat litter
          • Glad bags, wraps and containers
          • Hidden Valley dressings and sauces
          • Kingsford charcoal
          • Liquid Plumr clog removers
          • Pine-Sol cleaners
          • RenewLife digestive health products
          • Rainbow Light, Natural Vitality, Neocell and Stop Aging Now dietary supplements
          • Clorox Healthcare and CloroxPro Commercial SolutionsMore than 80% of our sales are generated from brands that hold the No. 1 or No. 2 market share positions in their categories.Making a positive impactClorox is a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, a community of global leaders committed to sustainability. We've been broadly recognized for our corporate responsibility efforts and included on CR Magazine's 2018 100 Best Corporate Citizens list, Barron's 2019 100 Most Sustainable Companies list, the Human Rights Campaign's 2018 Corporate Equality Index and the 2019 Bloomberg Gender Equality Index, among others.We also support our communities, contributing about $20 million in combined cash grants, product donations and cause marketing in fiscal year 2018.The Clorox Company and its subsidiaries is an EEO/AA/Protected Veteran/Disabled/LGBT employer.Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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