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No experience
Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
5/8/2019
Job Category:
Accounting
Finance/Accounting Intern
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Fmc Corporation | Philadelphia, PA
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Job Description

Company OverviewFMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural technologies. FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to enhance crop yield and quality by controlling a broad spectrum of insects, weeds and disease, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control. FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC. With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster "The Right Chemistry" in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you. Overview

Within the Corporate Controller's team, Technical Accounting and Reporting (TA&R) is the authority within FMC on Technical Accounting and Reporting matters. TA&R serves as an oversight entity, helping various FMC functions in aligning business and financial reporting requirements. As such, TA&R works closely together with business leaders, FP&A leaders, functional areas such as legal, tax and treasury, consolidations/reporting team and Accounting Operations to assist with the delivery of quality internal and external financial reporting. The Summer Intern role will work very closed with the Accountant and Senior Accountant of External Reporting and Technical Accounting.

Responsibilities

This summer internship position will assist with the preparation of external (SEC) reporting (Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K) as well as ensure the timely completion of all supporting documentation, preparation of footnote disclosure and supporting work papers and compliance with internal controls over financial reporting. The role also ensures financial statements are accurate and in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles as well as ensure appropriateness and execution of company accounting policies and procedures.

This role will also work closely with the Director of Finance Continuous Improvement on various projects.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITY AREAS:

External Reporting & Technical Accounting Responsibilities

* Assist with preparation and compliance of SEC reporting materials (10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, 11-K)
* Prepare footnote documentation to support Form 10-Q, 10-K, etc.
* Assist in monitoring the integrity of controls over the external reporting process through checklists and other methods to ensure compliance with the regulations resulting from SOX
* Coordinate audit request with external auditors, internal auditors and compliance
* Assist with the annual financial statements for the FMC Retirement Plan (FMC Saving Plan, Define Benefit Plan and Form 11-K).
* Assist with the Company's ongoing maintenance of the recently adopted ASC 842 lease standard
* Perform certain research and data gathering activities as part of the Company's process to update financial standards
* Assist with ad-hoc projects supporting the technical accounting group
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* Consolidations Responsibilities
* Prepare for FMC's compliance with various government reporting, which includes compilation of government regulatory financial requests, (i.e. treasury department requests, census bureau, etc.)
* Assist in certain consolidations and reporting activities related to monthly and quarterly closes
* Other Ad-hoc support across Consolidation group including supplemental schedule status check

Business Transformation/Process Improvement Responsibilities

* Assist in process improvements projects
* Monitor and report progress of process improvement initiatives against baseline metrics in order to track success
* Gather and coordinate data and develop reports and meeting materials.
* Assit in monitoring the project governance process
* Prepare ad-hoc reporting requests and projects as needed.

Required Education

* Pursuing an undergraduate bachelor's degree in accounting

Qualifications

* Current university student pursuing an accounting degree
* Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
* Solid technical accounting base knowledge with ability to perform accounting research
* Excellent Excel skills
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to effectively communicate with non-accountants
* Demonstrate understanding of US GAAP financial statement and SEC reporting

EEO Statement

At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive - regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC.