Finance Leadership Development Program (FLDP) Internship

  • Travelers
  • St Paul, MN, USA
  • Sep 14, 2020
Intern Finance

Job Description

The goal of the Finance Leadership Development Program (FLDP) internship is to attract and develop self-motivated individuals who are highly skilled and passionate about a career in finance and accounting while providing a foundation for future success within the organization. As a FLDP intern, you will be exposed to a challenging professional work experience in finance with planned activities giving you insight into business, finance, and the many career options at Travelers. With many company-wide events such as Intern Symposium and community outreach events, you will have the opportunity to interact and network with many levels of leadership and management. You will be expected to work together with fellow interns to develop and present solutions to relevant business and finance topics.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

The internship offers real world experience within the finance-discipline via a specific assignment in one of the areas below:

  • Financial reporting and modeling
  • Cost/benefit analysis
  • Financial planning & analysis
  • Management information & analysis
  • Auditing and financial controls
  • Budgeting & reforecasting
  • Expense management

Minimum Qualifications

  • Obtained or pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or business-related field with plans to graduate within 1 year of internship required.
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States now and in the future.

Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater.
  • Eligible for full-time hire within 1 year of completion of the internship.

Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies

  • Accountability: Strong track record of taking ownership and responsibility for actions and outcomes, performance, and results.
  • Analytical and Critical Thinking: Demonstrated aptitude in identifying current or future problems or opportunities, analyzing data, synthesizing and comparing information to understand issues, identifying cause/effect relationships and exploring alternative solutions to support sound decision making.
  • Change Management/Resilience: Ability to remain energized and focused in the face of ambiguity, change or strenuous demands.
  • Customer Focus: Proven customer service skills with the ability to provide service excellence to internal or external clients.
  • Emotional Intelligence: Demonstrated track record of self and social awareness, empathy and balances confidence with humility.
  • Financial, Business and Technical Acumen – Understands and applies financial management and/or accounting principles and utilizes financial and analytical tools to enable efficient business decision making.
  • Interpersonal: Excellent communication skills with the ability to actively engage with others while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Judgment/Decision Making: Capability of exercising sound judgment, making decisions and committing to a position.
  • Leveraging Differences: Proven capacity to works with and include people from different backgrounds, experiences, cultures, races, etc. and view those differences as assets to be leveraged to accomplish business goals and objectives.
  • Relationship Management: Strong relationship management skills including the ability to seek out, build, foster and maintain productive relationships, networks or alliances to meet goals and achieve results.
  • Teamwork: Ability to work together in situations when actions are interdependent, and a team is mutually responsible to produce a result.
  • Work Ethic: Possession of a strong drive to do what it takes to get the job done; inquisitive and demonstrates a strong willingness to learn.