A little bit about us
Good Food, Good Life is the very essence of Nestlé. This philosophy can be traced back to our beginnings. The Nestlé Company was founded in 1867 by Henri Nestlé, who developed the first milk-based baby formula. Today, over 150 years later, we are recognized as the world’s largest Food and Beverage Company employing around 280,000 people and have factories or operations in almost every country in the world. Nestlé Canada has a wide variety of food, beverage and nutrition products to help you and your family live happier and healthier lives including: Gerber and Good Start, Nescafé, KitKat, Smarties, Aero, Delissio, Häagen-Dazs, Boost, Purina, and Nestlé Waters. Nestlé Canada supports your personal growth with a people-focused culture and a flexible and diverse working environment. Our aim is to create a unique career experience for talented young professionals like you. Join us to find out why, There is more to Life at Nestlé…
Business areas: Nestle Canada
Job title: Finance Intern
We are looking for a Finance Intern to join our finance teams from May to August 2021. Positions will be based out of either of these locations our Head Office in North York, our Factory in downtown Toronto or London, Ontario, or our Sales and Distribution Center in Brampton. You will have the opportunity to partner on key projects from various facets of our business, such as financial reporting and analysis, accounting, or internal audit.
A day in the life of...
As a Finance Intern, you will have the opportunity to partner on key projects in one of the finance functions. In addition, you will be able to experience the great culture Nestle has to offer and lots of opportunities to network across different functions of the organization:
Understand the manufacturing processes and how finance plays a key role in cost management
Learn the Nestle Costing Standard for Manufacturing and gain a deep understanding of the manufacturing conversion process
Provide analysis and guidance on Procurement & Distribution Cost, to category finance, operations, purchasing and logistics
Interact with cross functional groups, create budget models, develop “what if” scenarios, identify cost savings opportunities, prepare and interpret monthly P&L cost analyses and make presentations
Work collaboratively with above market share service organizations
Understand how Nestle Canada Financials are reported to our Headquarters in Switzerland
Gain exposure to trade management from both a top-level and lower level perspective
Learn how funds are managed, tracked, evaluated and established
Planning & Insights:
Create budgets, work on costing of new product introductions, prepare and analyze all areas of the P&L
Analyze actual results vs forecast (DF) and prior year, complete ad-hoc financial requests and support the team on the modern finance journey
What will make you successful
As the successful candidate, you will be the champion for the brand throughout the organization so you will need to drive innovation with new or unique solutions and inspire people around you while being proactive. You can already see the story behind the numbers and will have the opportunity to act like an owner by creating value for our brands and customers. You are highly organized individual who isn’t afraid to ask questions, be continuously curious and inquisitive.
You will also:
Currently enrolled in an undergraduate program, majoring in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business or any other related discipline.
Involvement in extracurricular activities which demonstrate initiative and leadership.
Have strong communication, analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Self-motivated, results focused.
Agile, innovative, and intellectually curious.
Fast learner, and must be comfortable working within a dynamic, challenging environment.
Strong computer proficiency (PowerPoint, Word, Excel).
We have a friendly, supportive team with a coaching and mentoring environment. There are real opportunities for future development and progression – this really could be a move towards the exciting Financial career you’ve always wanted.
What you need to know
What can we offer in return? Excellent training and development programs as well as opportunities to grow within the company. You will also receive developmental feedback throughout your work-term to ensure that you are learning and understanding the importance of Finance within the world’s largest food company. You will also build your business acumen and leadership capabilities and support your development and long-term success.
The closing date for applications is October 31st. We will be considering applicants as they apply, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.
Nestlé is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. If you are selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform Human Resources of any accommodations you may require. Nestlé will work with you in an effort to ensure that you are able to fully participate in the process.