Finance Intern (Summer 2023)

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The Clorox Company

The Clorox Company

Finance Intern (Summer 2023)

Oakland, CA
  • Responsibilities

    At Clorox, we champion people to be well and thrive by doing the right thing, putting people at the center, and playing to win. Led by our IGNITE strategy, we build brands that make a positive difference in people’s lives around the world. And we know that success requires head, heart, AND guts - all three, every day - coming together to work simpler, faster, bolder, and more inclusively. Interested? Join us to #IgniteYourCareer !


    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, 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 exercises

    Clorox Intern Program benefits include:

    • Round trip airfare from school/home location to work location

    • Housing stipends

    • Participation in Clorox 401(k)

    • 3 days sick time

    • 50% off purchases of Burt’s Bees and vitamin/supplement brands


    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.


    • Financial Planning & Analysis for major brand within The Clorox Company portfolio

    • Accounting (SEC Reporting, Consolidation, US or International Ops, Corporate Accounting, Financial Reporting & Controls)

    • 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


    • Rising Junior or Senior (Undergraduate) or Masters student majoring in Finance, Accounting, or Economics

    • Desired GPA: 3.0 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

    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

    We seek out and celebrate diverse backgrounds and experiences. We’re looking for fresh perspectives, a desire to bring your best, and a non-stop drive to keep growing and learning.

    At Clorox, we have a Culture of Inclusion. We believe our values-based culture connects to our purpose and helps our people be the best versions of themselves, professionally and personally. This means building a workplace where every person can feel respected, valued, and fully able to participate in our Clorox community.


    • Competitive compensation

    • Generous 401(k) program in the US and similar programs in international

    • Health benefits and programs that support both your physical and mental well-being

    • Flexible work environment, depending on your role

    • Meaningful opportunities to keep learning and growing

    • Half-day Fridays, depending on your location

    Please apply directly to our job postings and do not submit your resume to any person via text message. Clorox does not conduct text-based interviews and encourages you to be cautious of anyone posing as a Clorox recruiter via unsolicited texts during these uncertain times.

  • Industry
    Consumer Goods
  • 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.