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Intern Customer Finance (Summer 2023)

Posted Date:  Nov 14, 2022
Requisition Number:  116539

Location: Mississauga, Ontario/Remote Hybrid

Duration: Summer 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 autonomy and support. Our managers are equipped to foster your career aspirations and empower 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 Sales 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 Sales 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 promotional effectiveness to drive ROI improvement with retail partners. Insights & impact will be presented to members of the Hershey Canada leadership team.
    • 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 an Excel / Alteryx/ Power BI 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 ask questions to understand the business/organization, challenge the status quo to drive continuous improvement, and take initiative to provide actionable insights & recommendations. 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 – especially Excel. You can gain insights from analytical data and channel that into impactful execution.


Benefits & Perks of working with us:

  • Strong work-life balance values (including flextime and work from home options)
  • Flexible dress policy – this includes jeans!
  • Working in a LEED certified and open concept environment
  • Of course, some of the world’s leading chocolate & sweets at your fingertips!

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