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Kaplan, Inc. | Washington, DC
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Finance Intern

Job Description

One of the many reasons people love to work at Kaplan is our people, and our unyielding determination to make a difference in people's lives. We're passionate about what we do and the students we do it for. Kaplan educates more than one million students worldwide each year and is recognized as a global leader in education. But it's our culture of collaboration, innovation, and creativity that truly makes Kaplan a great place to work - and positions us to continue to deliver a best-in-class educational experience. If you're looking to join the team of an industry leader, in a fast-paced, innovative environment, learn more about the exciting career opportunities available at Kaplan today.

At Kaplan Test Prep (KTP), Finance contributes to this passion by enabling our leaders to make good business decisions that yield value for our students and helps drive the company forward. We believe that whether it is through thoughtful analysis, strong financial reporting or improved financial processes, our purpose in the organization is to support our senior leaders in making sound strategic decisions.

In the role of Finance Intern you will be a pivotal part of the team that is responsible for continually improving financial reporting and analysis so that as an organization we can make faster decisions and keep pace with our ever-changing landscape. This role is ideal for a candidate who strives in a non-traditional environment, who can focus on the details while still seeing the larger picture and is always looking for new and inventive ways to improve the organization.


* Support the Finance organization through the budgeting process.

* Perform ad hoc analyses as required. This includes pulling data from various financial and sales systems, creating reports in Excel, interpreting the results, and communicating your findings/recommendations to management


* Must be a sophomore or junior pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics from an accredited four-year college or university.

* Must have strong analytical, problem solving, communication, and interpersonal skills

* Must have demonstrated computer skills with advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word applications

* Must have basic understanding of generally accepted accounting principles.

* Must demonstrate initiative and ability to prioritize workload.

* Intellectually curious, self-starter with ability to work under pressure, prioritize responsibilities on multiple projects simultaneously and work independently to meet tight deadlines

* Ability to build strong relationships with people at all levels of the organization

* Proven organizational skills with strong attention to detail and accuracy

* Able to think outside the box, and always push the envelope to achieve results

* Able to create value and shape strategy - be a holistic thinker


New York, NY, USA

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Kaplan is an Equal Opportunity Employer

About Kaplan, Inc.

Kaplan Professional, based in Chicago, provides education, certification and professional development courses for financial services, IT, legal, real estate, architecture, engineering, contracting and home inspection professionals and corporations. In addition, Kaplan Professional provides comprehensive licensing and compliance solutions to top financial institutions around the world. Offering an array of educational tools, from on-site training and classroom instruction to over 600 online courses, Kaplan Professional serves individuals who must maintain licenses and comply with regulatory mandates. Kaplan Professional is a unit of Kaplan, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO).