Finance/Accounting Intern (Summer 2013) - I Choose Opportunity. Whatever job you're looking for, you can probably find it at Cargill. Our diverse partnerships across a variety of industries mean countless career opportunities for you. It's your choice. It's your future. And you can make it happen at Cargill. Position Objective: Think about an internship where you get the opportunity to apply knowledge gained in the classroom to a real life environment. Cargill Business Units operate as an independent entity with their own accounting and finance staff, so you get the chance to work with a variety of personnel types including supply chain, sales and operations. We develop our internship program so the intern becomes an active member of the team with real work experience. Our internship program is the main source to fill our full-time entry-level accounting and finance jobs! Principal Accountabilities: - Daily work similar to an entry-level accountant or financial analyst at Cargill. - Apply accounting and finance skills by participating in cross-functional teams within your department. - Analyze financial statements to support expense control, accurate reporting and effective investment management. - Work extensively with our systems and tools to perform analysis and provide insight and recommendations for improving business performance. - Participate in a wide variety of projects that will broaden and deepen your knowledge of Cargill. - Exposure to the "big picture" of Cargill with networking opportunities throughout the internship. - Participate in Intern Forum; an event held at Cargill Headquarters in Minneapolis, MN designed to orient you to Cargill, meet interns from across the country and finance professionals. Communication Methods to Address Key Areas: - Strong analytical, quantitative, and problem solving skills. - Sound judgment and decision making skills, even when outcome is uncertain. - Comfortable taking and managing risks and challenging the status quo. - Strong oral and written communication skills; strong persuasion and negotiation skills. - Effective interpersonal skills; working in a team environment; coaching and developing others. - Display the essential leadership qualities of integrity, conviction and courage. - Motivated and driven to succeed. - Adaptable, flexible and able to work in a fast paced, price-volatile, changing environment. Environment: - Quick integration into the business through clear work expectations and responsibilities. - Team oriented, fast-paced and hands-on. - Plant or office setting. - Internships are at least 12 weeks in duration with a monthly salary. - Transportation to and from internship is reimbursed and housing assistance is provided.
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