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Future Opportunities Finance Co-Op (Summer 2023)

Posted Date:  Sep 11, 2022
Requisition Number:  115161

Duration: Summer/Fall 2023 

Location: Hershey, PA 


Finance Co-Op

The Hershey Company is seeking to fill multiple Co-Op positions across a variety of functions within our Finance organization.  

The Co-op positions require a full-time (40 hours / week) commitment for 12 weeks in Summer 2023 followed by either FT (40 hours / week) or PT (15-20 hours / week) commitment during the Fall Semester. Performance will be calibrated throughout the duration of the Co-Op opportunity.  Successful Co-Ops may be considered for full time employment after completion of their college degree. 

Final assignments will depend on business needs. Potential areas / departments hiring Co-Op candidates include:  


US Sales Finance

  • Provides analysis, commentaries, and supporting schedules that detail & summarize the financial performance of customers
  • Communicate with sales representatives and independently follow up on their requests
  • Use a business warehouse application in support of the trade promotion process and analysis activities
  • Leverages productivity tools to compile data into actionable formats that influence smart decisions
  • Assists Sales Finance personnel and customer teams to build their annual plan
  • Assists Sales Finance Analysts, Senior Analysts and Managers in their monthly close activities
  • Engage in aspects of customer waste reduction initiatives 

Corporate FP&A

  • 2024 Plan preparation; template optimization
  • 2024 Benefit Book headcount preparation
  • SG&A process documentation on forecasting and actual results
  • Create a process and tool to audit Miscellaneous Expenses every month


The successful candidate will exhibit / possess: 

  • Strong communication, critical thinking / analytical, and organizational skills 
  • Demonstrated leadership and academic achievement in student and extracurricular activities 
  • High level of integrity 
  • Business and interpersonal maturity 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Adaptability 
  • Customer service orientation 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products: Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Word 

 Minimum Education Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program, entering your Junior or Senior year as of Summer 2023; majors in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration and Economics are highly preferred
  • Preference will be given to students with a GPA of 3.2 or higher

Additional Preferences: 

  • Reliable transportation to and from work, and ability to commute to or relocate to Hershey, PA for the duration of the Co-Op assignment 

Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

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