Distribution Finance Intern

  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Intern

Company Description

You and Northwestern Mutual. We believe relationships are built on trust. That our lives and our work matter. And we’re much stronger together than we are apart. These beliefs launched our company nearly 160 years ago. Today, they’re just a few of the reasons why people choose to build careers at Northwestern Mutual.

Our business is about helping people secure their financial futures, and that starts with putting people first – our clients, our employees and our field representatives. Northwestern Mutual is known for financial strength. We’re strong, innovative and growing. Come grow with us.

Job Description

At Northwestern Mutual, we believe relationships are built on trust. That our lives and our work matter. These beliefs launched our company nearly 160 years ago. Today, they're just a few of the reasons why people choose to build careers at Northwestern Mutual.

We're strong and growing. In a company with such a long and storied history, this may be the most exciting and important time to be a part of Northwestern Mutual. We're strong, innovative and growing.

We invest in our people. We provide opportunities for employees to grow themselves, their career and in turn, our business.

We care.  We make a positive difference in our communities. Nationally, thousands have benefitted from our support of research and programs to fight childhood cancer. Each year, our Foundation, employees and financial representatives donate time, talent and financial support to causes they're passionate about.

 

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

What's the role?

BASIC FUNCTION: Works within a team of financial consultants to help evaluate investment opportunities and assess financial risk in 76 Northwestern Mutual field offices throughout the country. Working with a financial consultant, conducts periodic reviews of office financial statements, credit metrics and sales KPI’s to ensure all stakeholders are informed on the financial health of an office. Supports the financial consulting team in generating office-level financial projections incorporating insurance and investment revenue as well as the expense structure of an office. Assists in performing ad hoc analyses on company-wide trends as well as investment opportunities proposed by field offices. 

 

 

Bring Your Best! What this role needs:

 

The ideal candidate will be enrolled in or will have completed junior year of a Finance and/or Accounting Program. This role requires:

  • Ability to understand and interpret financial statements.
  • High level of skill in MS Excel – including advanced functions, as well as pivot tables and charting capabilities. Coursework in financial modeling a plus.
  • Strong analytical and written communication skills with an ability to analyze a situation and make recommendations/observations.
  • Ability to work with and manipulate large datasets to assess trends and correlations.
  • Strong oral communication skills; the ability to articulate work performed, conclusions drawn. 

 
Hours:  Part-time during the school year, approximately 20 hours per week between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M.  Full-time during the summer, approximately 40 hours per week.

 

Location:  Milwaukee, WI

 

 

Req ID: 16282
Position Type: Internship
Education Experience: High School Diploma/ GED Required
Employment Experience: 0-2 years
Licenses/Certifications:
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Posting Date: 08/07/2017