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Intern Commercial Finance (Winter 2023)

Posted Date:  Sep 16, 2022
Requisition Number:  115916

Location: Ontario (Hybrid remote and onsite) 

Duration: Winter 2023 (January - April 2023) 


The Hershey Company

Your career. Your ownership. Together, we’ll make more Moments of Goodness. Hershey employees get to make real, impactful changes daily. We are looking for thinkers, leaders and challengers – people who initiate and make a true impact. Here at Hershey Canada, we strike the perfect balance between empowerment and collaboration. Our managers are equipped to foster your career aspirations and accelerate your growth. With resources like e-learning, coaching, cross-functional projects, your personal and professional growth is paramount to the team. Hershey’s people-focused mindset is what makes our culture so sweet.

How will you fit in the big picture?

The Marketing Finance Intern will work with all levels of the Hershey Canada organization to understand current results, future expectations and the business drivers that provide opportunities and/or risks to our strategic customers. The Finance team is an indispensable partner of the customer teams, well positioned to lead thinking on how to drive the business forward. You will gain a well-rounded understanding of the various functions within finance that are required to drive healthy growth at a leading consumer packaged goods (CPG) company.  This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to the organization while gaining hands-on experience in the field of financial and business analysis.


What will you do?

  • Be a core member of project teams throughout your internship, solving problems that have true impact to the Hershey business in Canada
  • Provide leadership in delivering value and insights to the Marketing organization as a foundation for profitable growth
  • Learn about the Hershey organization and the dynamics of a leading and high performing CPG company
  • Be coached by an experienced finance manager, who is committed to your success
  • Be accountable for delivering the following:
    • Projects/ Business Cases: lead comprehensive customer business cases from end to end (strategy, insight, scenario analysis and recommendation) and evaluate profitability of innovation proposals.
    • Financial Reporting & Insights: develop sustainable reporting and tools that will provide the organization with visibility to risks/opportunities and drive informed decision-making.
    • Systems:  become a PowerBI and Excel expert and transform data in a way that will drive actionable decision making. 


Minimum Requirements

  • You are enrolled in a business program at post-secondary institution
  • You think like a business owner: you connect the dots and recognize how business decisions impact the organization. 
  • You collaborate cross-functionally and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • You dive deep into the root of the issue and provide actionable insights. You see more than one solution to a problem and you drive the solution to the end - even if it’s outside your responsibilities.
  • You are Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) - Excel skills is an asset! You can gain insights from analytical data and channel that into actionable recommendations for the business. 


Benefits & Perks of working with us:

  • Strong work-life balance values (flextime and work from home options available)
  • Flexible dress policy – this includes jeans!
  • Working in a LEED certified and open concept environment
  • Corporate social responsibility programs - because we should leave the world a little better than we found it
  • of course, some of the world’s leading chocolate & sweets at your fingertips!


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