Akamai Technologies, Inc 2019 Summer Intern - Finance in Cambridge, Massachusetts

2019 Summer Intern - Finance

Cambridge, United States

Finance

Aug 29, 2018 Post Date

014206 Requisition #

Overview

The Finance Intern will be a key contributor to the finance organization. Successful applicants will be exposed to the many facets of the Finance organization and specific job assignments will vary based on overall need across the different functional areas. These may include business/product line finance, commercial/sales finance, corporate financial planning and analysis, financial accounting, and financial systems. The internship is designed for finance and accounting undergraduates who have a strong interest in Finance and desire to be hired into the Akamai Finance Development Program (AFDP) upon graduation.Interns who exhibit strong financial acumen as well as the potential for future success within the Akamai Finance organization will be considered for the AFDP program. The AFDP program is a three-year early career development program that combines rotational job assignments with targeted training and development, Akamai specific seminars, and FP&A certification coursework all designed to advance individual productivity, business acumen, and resourcefulness.

Specific job functions and projects for the Finance Intern will vary based on job assignment, but similarities will include:

  • Assist in monthly/quarterly financial reporting and in-depth customer/product analysis.

  • Assist in the development of annual budgets, quarterly forecasts and outlooks, resource planning analysis, and quarterly forecast updates.

  • Assist in generating business presentations for Senior Finance Management.

  • Perform ad-hoc financial analyses/reports and provide analytical support as needed.

  • Identify process improvement opportunities and gain support.

  • Perform industry analyses to educate the organization of best practices.

Required Skills

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or Business Administration and returning to the program after completion of the internship.

  • Minimum 3.0 Grade point average (on 4.0 scale).

  • 0-2 years of academic experience in a financial analysis or similar role.

  • 1+ years academic experience with data modeling.

  • 1+ years academic experience in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.

Desired Skills

  • Intellectual curiosity and a desire to be challenged.

  • Relevant internship experience.

  • Aptitude and desire to learn financial systems.

  • Ability to prioritize work deliverables effectively to deliver accurate results in a timely manner.

  • Ability to work with data sets across the business and transform into actionable analytics.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Self-starter who is able to thrive in fast paced deadline driven environment.

  • Flexible, adaptable and geographically mobile.

  • Ability to work with data sets across the business and transform into actionable analytics.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Self-starter who is able to thrive in fast paced deadline driven environment.

  • Flexible, adaptable and geographically mobile.

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatches customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visitwww.akamai.comand follow @Akamaijobs onTwitter,Facebook,LinkedInandInstagram.

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/diversity.

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please clickhere.

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.