Volvo Group Intern – Business Control / Finance (Fall 2017) in Macungie, Pennsylvania

Summary

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.

Purpose/Description

*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

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses the production of state-of-the-art products for the truck brands of the Volvo Group, as well as Volvo Group engines and transmissions, through an international world class industrial environment.

With Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Auto req ID

75677BR

Entity

Group Trucks Operations

State/Province

Pennsylvania

City/Town

Macungie

Employment/Assignment Type

Internship/Trainee/Co-op

Travel Required (Maximum)

Last application date

16-Oct-2017

Functional Area

Finance & Control

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran