• Summer 2020 Internship - Finance

    Location US-IL-Lincolnshire
    Job ID
    88243
    Function
    Finance
  • Overview

    The purpose of this internship is to prepare college juniors and seniors for entry into the business world by providing a thorough understanding of the various functions of the Zebra Technologies organization to include theory and practical application of attained knowledge. Project work will differ in each area depending on business needs, and all interns will participate in the US Zebra Internship Program. The program is designed to provide you with a full experience so that you can fully envision a career with Zebra. You will be positioned for success with training, exposure to all parts of the business, social activities, a professional mentor relationship and development sessions to help you discover your own performance edge!

    Zebra Finance Mission Statement:

    The mission of the Zebra Technologies Corporation (“Zebra”) Finance organization is to drive superior outcomes, together with our partners, through insightful, timely and accurate information service.

    Overview:

    We are looking for motivated and people-oriented individuals to work closely with the Zebra Finance team. The key focus areas for this internship may be in Accounting, Finance Operations, Financial Planning & Analysis, Internal Audit, Treasury, Tax, Corporate Real Estate, Indirect Procurement, or another assigned Zebra Finance Function. This internship is designed to be both educational and practical. In this position the intern will learn how to apply the skills he / she has learned and apply them in a professional setting through hands-on experiences, networking, and collaboration opportunities. 

    Responsibilities

    Benefits of the Role:

    Through this internship, the Intern will gain valuable insights into the inter-workings of a publicly traded corporation while also developing an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of their assigned functional area. In addition, this internship will provide exposure to the functionality and use of keys software programs in the business environment and various methods of communication. 

    As a finance intern, you will:

    • Learning about the Zebra organization as a whole and the Finance department’s strategies and contributions to the company’s mission and vision;
    • Actively engaging in the activities specific to an assigned area of Finance focus (i.e., Accounting, Finance Operations, Internal Audit, Treasury, Tax, Corporate Real Estate, Indirect Procurement, etc.);
    • Executing transactional activities leveraging Zebra’s portfolio of software applications (i.e., Oracle, Hyperion, Power BI, Workiva, etc.);
    • Engagement with cross-functional activities, initiatives, and meetings; and
    • Participation in Intern events designed to build relationships, learn about the company, and share experiences with fellow Interns.

    Interns will have the opportunity to connect with Finance leaders and network with their peers in Finance and across the Zebra enterprise (i.e., Engineering, Marketing, Human Resources and more).

    Qualifications

    • Current enrollment in an undergraduate/graduate degree program in a discipline related to the project specifics. If an undergraduate, must be at the junior or senior level
    • Intellectual curiosity with a strong desire to learn and grow
    • Proven leadership and excellence in professional, academic and/or extracurricular experiences
    • Strong problem-solving abilities
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Ability to collaborate as part of a team
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (including Excel, Word, & PowerPoint)
    • Attention to detail and ability to establish and manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment
    • Meaningful engagement in extracurricular activities preferred
    • Ability to drive and solve problems and suggest proactive actions
    • Must reside within 50 miles from primary work location
    • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis without requiring sponsorship

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