Thursday, April 16, 2015

Financial Analyst Summer Internship in McLean

This internship seeks to develop candidate’s corporate finance knowledge through assignments in MITRE’s business unit’s financial planning and program control departments. You will be tasked to maximize our value to our government sponsors by demonstrating financial stewardship through activities that assess enterprise health and drive knowledge and process innovations within the finance organization. The variety and scope of this internship will provide experiences resulting in a comprehensive understanding of a Financial Analyst’s role within MITRE’s Corporate Finance Organization. Potential responsibilities include: 
  • Coordinate activities and information sharing with Business Partners, other MITRE FFRDC's and operating units
  • Prepare and maintain direct and indirect budgets at various organizational levels
  • Analyze and diagnose business drivers and variances to budget using various financial systems
  • Communicate financial results effectively with powerful visual narratives and story-telling
  • Develop financial projections using various methods including historical trends, statistical analysis, and other predictive techniques 
Location VA: McLean Campus Preferred

  • Academic excellence with financial or quantitative interest/competencePassion, energy, and enthusiasm in learning and applying through creative problem-solving
  • High level of curiosity and a mindset of continuous improvement as a resourceful self-starter
  • Strong communication and interpersonal, skills
  • Team player with flexibility to work across teams and collaborate with multiple stakeholders 
Minimum Education/ Experience: Currently pursuing an undergraduate degree 

Travel: *This position will require overnight travel up to 5 % of the time as well as some local travel. 

Clearance Suitability: (Govt Background Investigation) Clearance. Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and, to be considered by MITRE for this position, must meet government suitability requirements.