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Finance Intern

Lamb Weston

Title: Finance Intern

Location: Eagle, ID

Country: United States of America

About Lamb Weston

Lamb Weston is a leading supplier of frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer and vegetable products to restaurants and retailers around the world. For more than 60 years, we’ve produced innovative, inventive products that make life better for our customers and their customers.

Job Description Summary

Participate in a 12-week internship program built around your career goals and hands-on projects that impact the organization. As part of the Lamb Weston University Recruiting Internship Program, Interns work towards completing a Capstone project and are assigned a mentor who will guide and evaluate performance. Whether you are interested in Agricultural Science, Data Science, Finance, Supply Chain, IT, Manufacturing, Food Science, Marketing, or Engineering, our highly selective summer intern program has projects that will help you build the next stage in your career.

  • 12-week paid internship, May – August (actual dates may vary)
  • Gain real-world working experience through dynamic projects assigned by your mentor and assigned department
  • Network and learn from executives, department leaders, high performers, and fellow interns across the business
  • Receive guidance and feedback from your assigned mentor throughout the program
  • Professional development events providing tools that will help after the internship and after graduation

Job Description

Support the Lamb Weston Finance Team with several projects related to the Finance function. Learn how to work as part of the Finance team to compile and analyze data, track information, and support the company or clients. Skilled mentors within the team will be assigned for the duration of the program. Work experience will be built around projects and duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with financial analysis and modelling for various requests (product development, customer analysis, competitive analysis, pricing, etc.)
  • Plan and perform internal audit projects
  • Leverage data analytics to perform projects
  • Review process and controls, make recommendations for improvements and support implementation
  • Gather and assess the appropriateness of management corrective actions
  • Assist with research, filing, data entry, and recording/maintaining accurate and complete financial records
  • Prepare financial reports, such as balance sheets and income statements, invoices, and other documents
  • Work with bookkeeping software and handle sensitive or confidential information with honesty and integrity
  • Support Plant Leadership team with financial analysis in costs, capital projects, continuous improvements and other financial drivers
  • Assist with month-end close process and journal entries
  • Monitor and track key financial operational benchmarks

Basic & Preferred Qualifications

  • Must be currently enrolled or a recent graduate of a finance, accounting, audit, economics, MIS, business, or related field
  • Juniors, Seniors, or Master’s degree students preferred but also accepting recent grads
  • Minimum GPA 3.0 preferred
  • Valid U.S. driver’s license and ability to meet the Lamb Weston Authorized Driver standards
  • Excellent verbal and oral communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to work independently
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong computer competency and experience using a tablet and/or iPhone
  • Experience with MS suite of products desirable

Industry-Competitive Benefits

Coupled with our compensation and bonus incentive programs, our benefits deliver rewards that are market competitive. Some of the most attractive elements of our benefit programs include:

  • Health Insurance Benefits – Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Health and Dependent Care, and Health Reimbursement Accounts
  • Well-being programs including companywide events and a wellness incentive program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Financial Wellness – Industry leading 401(k) plan with generous company contributions, Financial Planning Services, Employee Stock purchase program, and Health Savings Accounts, Life and Accident insurance
  • Family-Friendly Employee events
  • Employee Assistance Program services – mental health and other concierge type services

Benefits may vary based on location, job role/level, job status, and/or the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Job Requisition ID: Req-231139

Time Type: Full time

Lamb Weston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law

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