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Finance / Accounting Summer Internship

Date: Mar 12, 2019

Location: Lancaster, PA Pennsylvania, US, 17603

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You’ll see it in the vibrant colors of your school hallway, doctors and nurses will walk it while caring for your loved ones, your family will gather on it while creating everlasting memories.  We are North America’s largest producer of resilient flooring products and our mission is to inspire great spaces.

 

That’s us. That’s Armstrong Flooring.

 

COMMUNITY


Community & Philanthropy: We have a heritage of investing millions of dollars in programs that enhance the neighborhoods where we live and work. Additionally, we’re proud that our employees regularly and willingly give of their time and talents to support the efforts of local organizations

Sustainability: Armstrong Flooring has a long-standing reputation for sustainable innovation, starting with using cork waste to make linoleum floors over 100 years ago. We continue to develop products that have lower environmental footprints, and in some cases, reduce the environmental footprints of the buildings where they are installed.

 

WORK

 

Armstrong Flooring’s Finance and Accounting teams are committed to providing world-class leadership to drive profitable growth and industry-leading shareholder return.  We are seeking motivated and talented college students that are currently in their Junior  year for our Finance Professional Internship Program.  The goal of this program is to cultivate well-rounded finance professionals, while also evaluating interns in real life business scenarios for potential long term employment.

 

The Finance Summer Internship: 

In this paid, 10-week assignment, the program provides participants an outstanding opportunity to produce meaningful results, while gaining an understanding of business operations and developing a professional network.  Internship assignments are located at our Corporate Headquarters in Lancaster, PA. You will work four 8-hour days resulting in 32 hours per week.

 

You will experience challenging projects, structured learning, formalized feedback and mentoring. 

 

The objectives of this program are: 

  • To develop the knowledge and theory you have learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development in a professional setting
  • To provide insight into a professional career path you are considering and gain understanding of how an organization operates in a practical sense. This includes gaining an understanding of professional roles, their skills and responsibilities, business operations, and exposure to the manufacturing industry
  • To develop and identify professional connections
  • For you to be able to articulate and identify what you have learned from the experience
  • To enable you to better articulate why (or why not) you are interested in this potential career path
  • To develop communication and problem solving skills
  • Gain exposure to public company accounting processes and systems related to the generation of the income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statement
  • Assisting finance and accounting teams in compiling information, analyzing data, and tracking financial progress toward company objectives

  

What you’ll get from us: 

  • Hands-on involvement
  • Experience in financial analysis and technical skills through budgeting and forecasting, capital investments, cash flow and strategic planning
  • Broad base knowledge of our company
  • Individual mentoring by successful leaders to provide custom coaching and support
  • Gain exposure to public company accounting processes and systems related to the generation of the income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statement
  • Assisting finance and accounting teams in compiling information, analyzing data, and tracking financial progress toward company objectives

 

What we are looking for:

  • College juniors of a bachelor’s degree program in Accounting, or Finance
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0, completion of at least 2 college-level Accounting and/or Finance courses
  • Leadership experience through involvement in student organizations and/or community service
  • Demonstrate strong skills in communication, interpersonal relations and teamwork
  • Strong Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and financial modeling skills
  • Knowledge of U.S. GAAP and internal controls is a plus
  • Have a natural curiosity, knack for analysis and problem solving, and the drive to roll up your sleeves and get things done


DEVELOPMENT

At Armstrong Flooring, every employee has a development plan and discussions around career growth. We have many long-tenured employees with diverse career paths. We offer the following opportunities to promote a growth culture:

Certification

On-the-job training

 Tuition reimbursement

 Online learning

 Instructor lead courses

Job shadowing

 

BENEFITS


Competitive medical, dental and vision plans

401k with company match

Health Savings Accounts

Flexible Spending Accounts

Ability to purchase additional vacation

Employee discount program

Paid holidays

Employee Assistance Program

Mothers Rooms

 

LIFESTYLE

Company celebrations
Family picnics
Department gatherings
Casual work environment

 

In addition, our world headquarters office offers:

Campus-like environment

3 mile wooded walking path

Fitness Center

Lunchtime Café

Disc golf, volleyball, bocce ball

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: Armstrong Flooring is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets

 

Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters

Armstrong Flooring, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact Armstrong Flooring employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.

Armstrong Flooring will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Armstrong Flooring, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Armstrong Flooring mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Armstrong Flooring employees, or to Armstrong Flooring’s resume database will be considered Armstrong Flooring property. Armstrong Flooring will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Armstrong Flooring will consider any candidate for whom a Recruiter has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Recruiter free of any charges or fees.

Armstrong Flooring partners with Scout for all direct hire search firm activity. 

 Armstrong Flooring has a partnership with Scout for all of our direct hire search firm activity and as such, all inquiries and resumes must be submitted through Scout. Scout is an easy to use recruitment marketplace integrated within Bullhorn, PCRecruiter or accessible via Scout Connect. Accordingly, we respectfully ask agencies not to solicit our business managers or Talent Acquisition team directly and to reach out to Scout at www.goscoutgo.com/searchfirmreferral


Nearest Major Market: Lancaster

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