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Intern - Business Control / Finance (Fall 2017)
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Volvo Group | Macungie, PA
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Job Description


Dedicated to quality, reliability, and total customer satisfaction, Mack Trucks, Inc. has provided its customers with innovative transportation solutions for more than a century. Mack Trucks, a member of The Volvo Group, is one of North America's largest producers of heavy-duty trucks. Part of Volvo's Group Trucks Operations (GTO), the Lehigh Valley Operations is one of 50 plants globally dedicated to the manufacturing of trucks. MACK® vehicles are sold and serviced in more than 45 countries worldwide. Mack manufacturing locations are certified to the internationally recognized ISO 14001 standard for environmental management systems. Mack is also a proud sponsor of Share the Road, an American Trucking Associations' public information campaign aimed at enhancing the safety of our nation's roadways.


* This position seeks a candidate who can begin in Fall 2017.

The purpose of this internship is to allow the student/intern to prepare for their future by applying what was learned during coursework (theory, skill development, professionalism) to the working world. Interns will be provided extensive hands-on experience in their field of study. The intern will work on important and innovative projects alongside our experienced staff and accountants.

Core Responsibilities

* Assist with month-end financial reports and journal entries
* Creating annual/monthly/quarterly schedules
* Ensure accurate and timely financial performance analysis and reporting
* Help with accounts receivable, payable and bank statement reconciliation
* Balance sheet reconciliation
* Manage the monthly tracking of our physical inventory
* As applicable to assigned business area, perform in-depth analysis of on-going operations. Identify important trends, key risk, and opportunities for cost reduction and process improvement

Critical Competencies

* Attention to Detail: Monitoring adherence to standards and actively checking for accuracy of data received or generated before passing it on
* Communication: Listening effectively, transmitting information accurately and understandably, and actively seeking feedback non-defensively
* Dependability/Reliability: Following through on commitments, producing timely work to required -- or higher -- standards, pitching in to get the job done
* Flexibility: Performing a wide range of tasks, responding to changes in direction and priorities, and accepting new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments
* Self-starter; works independently; takes initiative
* Excellent computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Office applications
* Thrives in a team-based environment

Minimum Education and Experience

* Must be currently pursuing a degree and remain fully enrolled in program during the duration of the internship
* Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
* Preferred Degrees- Business, Finance, Economics or Accounting
* Prefer a motivated Junior or Senior in good academic standing