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Zurich NA Finance Intern (Summer 2020) in Schaumburg, Illinois

Finance Intern (Summer 2020)


Zurich is currently looking for interns for summer of 2020 in our Finance Business organization. We are looking to fill positions in our Operations, Financial Reporting & Analysis, Planning & Expense mgmt., Corporate Tax, Business Performance & Insights and our Governance teams.

These interns will work under immediate supervision while performing requested tasks alongside professionals who perform these roles. Generally, our internship is part of a summer program with an assigned mentor.

These positions will:

  • Enhance the ZNA Value Management reporting process

  • Provide expense analysis and support for the expense management team

  • Support business unit reporting related to receivables and expenses

  • Assist with data entry for expense management forecasts and Plans

  • Provide business insight through analyzing complex data

You will learn:

  • Basics to understanding an insurance P&L statement

  • Overview of planning & forecasting activities

  • Project management skills

  • Basic/intermediate SAP BPC application

  • Business Objects queries and data analysis skills

  • International accounting standards

  • Advanced Excel

  • Proper interaction with other departments

  • Learn about other functional areas within Zurich through day-to-day work

  • Knowledge of Insurance Operations

Basic Qualifications:

  • Actively pursuing a Bachelors degree inFinance, Accounting, Statistics, Business Administration, Data Analytics, Engineering, Actuarial Scienceor related field

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelors program and will be enrolled in the fall of 2020

  • Two or more years of college coursework (should be a rising Junior or Senior) and no prior years of experience required in the Administrative area

  • Microsoft Office experience

  • Minimum cumulative current grade point average of 3.0 out of 4.0 scale

  • Be legally eligible to work in the U.S indefinitely

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Problem solving skills in customer focused environment

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience in a leadership role

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.

Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

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Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Schaumburg

Schedule Full-time

Travel No

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 09/06/19

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 190006O6

It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.