Finance Intern - Manufacturing, Life Sciences

Position Description

Job Summary

If you want to reshape the world and discover your greatest potential, Saint-Gobain provides one-of-a-kind opportunities for innovative problem solvers.

We're one of only two companies in the world that is consistently recognized as both a top Global Employer and a Top 100 Global Innovator, but Saint-Gobain's remarkable story and culture of innovation begins with a team of nearly 200,000 creative, diverse and passionate team members collaborating across the globe.  We are committed to our mission to improve lives because, every day, we witness the enormous impact of our efforts on the world around us. 

The Finance Internship provides professional development and valuable applied learning in a manufacturing environment.  You will have the opportunity to be independently responsible for designing and implementing one or more projects to further the site’s Finance continuous improvement goals and work on other routine Finance tasks. 

While most work and projects are administrative, some projects will require greater amount of time spent on the production floor. 

Daily Activities

  • Complete one or more projects in the following areas: invoice auditing and statement reconciliation, general documentation updates and process review/streamlining, fixed asset inventory, capital project organization and process optimization.
  • Project management tasks will consist of project design, implementation plan, data collection, data analysis, presentation/report writing and a final presentation to senior management.
  • Additional duties will include working with internal finance team, corporate teams and outside vendors.
  • Assisting with day to day Finance activities.


Required Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing/enrolled in accredited college/university pursuing degree (Bachelors or Masters) within Accounting, Finance or related field.
  • Successfully completed 2+ semesters of Accounting and/or Finance coursework
  • 1+ years of Microsoft Excel experience
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Natural appetite for solving problems
  • Exceptional communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with common software tools and working relational databases
  • Introductory knowledge of accounting principles

Company Summary

Saint-Gobain’s innovations touch almost every major industry around the world. Within its Life Sciences division, teams are solving critical problems for customers who are getting life-saving medical devices to the frontlines of healthcare, discovering essential medications, and nourishing and connecting the world through consumer, industrial and electronics applications. As one of the world’s leading producers of high-performance polymer products, we improve lives by making simple experiences better and being there in life’s critical moments.


Our team members recognize that we all create the environment for people to succeed, with a culture built on respect, open and honest communication, and honoring our commitments to our customers and each other. And at the heart of our culture, we’ve learned working together makes good ideas, great ones.


With a legacy dating back more than 350 years, Saint-Gobain offers employees the stability and security of a leading Global 500 corporation while operating like multiple small and agile start-ups, where entrepreneurial spirit, pioneering teamwork, and bold, forward-thinking ideas pave new paths.


Every team member is encouraged to develop and leverage their unique expertise and strengths to make the greatest impact on the company and our end users. At Saint-Gobain, you’re empowered and equipped with countless opportunities and resources for professional development. You will find the support you need to create a vision and roadmap for your career, and make that vision a reality.


Join Us at Saint-Gobain Life Sciences.  Together, we’ll create a better life.


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Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.


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Finance Intern - Manufacturing, Life Sciences

Location: Portage, Wisconsin

Posting Date: 01/30/2023

Job Code: USA04851

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