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Finance Intern (Summer 2021)

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The Clorox Company

The Clorox Company

Finance Intern (Summer 2021)

Durham, NC
+2 locations
Pleasanton, CA
Oakland, CA
Internship
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Make your mark

    At 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 we’re 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/Summary

    The 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, full-time basis. Through the course of the summer, interns participate in:

    • Formal, two-day orientation and program kick off
    • Peer-level mentorship and connection points with functional and company executives
    • Community Engagement activity
    • Soft-skills training and development exercises

    Key Responsibilities

    As 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:

    • Financial Planning & Analysis for major brand within The Clorox Company portfolio
    • Accounting (SEC Reporting, Consolidation, US or International Ops, Corporate Accounting, Financial Reporting & Controls)

    Typical 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 business
  • Qualifications

    Key Skills, Abilities and Experience Required

    • Rising Junior or Senior (Undergraduate) or Masters student 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 mindset

    Ability to work in one of the following locations (with housing stipend or transportation assistance from Clorox):

    Finance Internships will be based in Oakland, CA; Pleasanton, CA or Durham, NC

    More about Finance

    Ready to keep learning? Whether your focus is on supply chain cost management, financial forecasting, long-range planning and analysis, or financial reporting, you’ll work on assignments across the organization that will build your business knowledge, technical skills and leadership experience.

    More About Clorox

    The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) is a leading multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products with approximately 8,800 employees worldwide and fiscal year 2019 sales of $6.2 billion. Clorox markets some of the most trusted and recognized consumer brand names, including its namesake bleach and cleaning products;

    Pine-Sol® cleaners Liquid-Plumr® clog removers Poett® home care products Fresh Step® cat litter Glad® bags, wraps and containers Kingsford® charcoal Hidden Valley® dressings and sauces Brita® water-filtration products; Burt's Bees® natural personal care products RenewLife® digestive health products Rainbow Light®, Natural Vitality™ and NeoCell® dietary supplements. The company also markets industry-leading products and technologies for professional customers, including those sold under the CloroxPro™ and Clorox Healthcare® brand names. Nearly 80% of the company's sales are generated from brands that hold the No. 1 or No. 2 market share positions in their categories

  • Benefits

    Clorox Interns are provided summer benefits including:

    • Round-trip airfare (to work location/return home at end of Summer) or Transportation Subsidy
    • Housing stipend to supplement living expenses
    • Access to Clorox Employee Benefits including insurance, 401k and sick days
    • Participation in Summer Fridays (Offices close at 12:30 pm)
    • Employee discounts on popular products with brands like Burt’s Bees, Renew Life, Natural Vitality and Rainbow Light
  • Industry
    Consumer Goods
  • Locations
    Pleasanton, CA • Oakland, CA • Durham, NC
  • About Us

    Clorox builds 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.