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Finance Intern (Summer 2018)


Finance Intern (Summer 2018)
Marysville, OH Internship Paid




At Scotts Miracle-Gro we think people are like plants... in the right place you will grow and flourish. Are you an advocate of making the world a more beautiful place by inspiring others, championing new ideas and being intellectually curious? Are you not afraid to roll-up your sleeves and get your hands dirty? If so, then we want you as part of our Scotts family… the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden care products!

We are looking for Finance & Accounting Interns who will grow at our corporate office in Marysville, Ohio. Each Intern will work in one key area of the finance team below for the duration of the summer:

  • Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)
  • Marketing/Brand Finance
  • Supply Chain Finance
  • Tax (Income/Transaction)
  • Corporate Accounting / Controller’s Group
  • Internal Audit

The Interns will have a strong balance of quantitative analytical skills, creativity, and business acumen. In addition, the Interns will have demonstrated initiative, time management skills, flexibility and the ability to interact effectively with multiple business partners & functions.

In this role you will:

  • Gain exposure to enterprise information systems (SAP/BW) for data analysis.
  • Utilize enterprise information systems for significant data analysis on customer sales, product sales, profitability, and trends. Work closely with cross-functional partners and management to create reporting related to these items.
  • Assist in monthly accounting processes including month-end close, analysis of monthly results and preparation of monthly forecasts & annual budget.
  • Assistance with annual physical inventory process.
  • Visualize data using Tableau and other software.
  • Analyze data for trends and insights.
  • Participate in statistical analysis projects.
  • Present data-driven recommendations.
  • Provide support for the annual budgeting process.


The perfect person will have:

  • Junior/senior level standing with a major in Accounting/Finance/MIS/Analytics/other business-related at an accredited institution.
  • Prior internship or other relevant experience in finance, accounting and/or analytics.
  • Experience using SAP and BW preferred.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite due to the amount of time spent analyzing data.
  • Strong analytical and statistical skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively cross-functionally within the organization.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at the same time.
  • Strong initiative and results-oriented.
  • Ambition and confidence in their abilities to effectively solicit information and recommend a change.

About Us

At the ScottsMiracle-Gro Company we are passionate about helping people of all ages express themselves on their own piece of the Earth. Our industry-leading lawn, garden and outdoor living products and services all work to make a beautiful world.

Our brands are trusted to meet unique consumer needs – whether it's products in natural and organic or solutions for indoor and urban gardening. We are constantly listening to our consumers so we can develop the products they need.

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