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The Clorox Company Finance Intern (Summer 2022) in Oakland, California

At Clorox, we champion people to be well and thrive by doing the right thing, putting people at the center, and playing to win. Led by our IGNITE strategy, we build brands that make a positive difference in people’s lives around the world. And we know that success requires head, heart, AND guts — all three, every day — coming together to work simpler, faster, bolder, and more inclusively. Interested? Join us to #IgniteYourCareer (https://www.linkedin.com/feed/hashtag/?keywords=igniteyourcareer&highlightedUpdateUrns=urn%3Ali%3Aactivity%3A6815726741450039296) !

Your role at Clorox:

The Clorox Company Internship Program is a 10-week summer experience that runs from June through August. Interns are provided meaningful work assignments designed to provide perspective and practical work experience highlighting what you would do in a similar role following completion of your degree and working at the company on a regular, full-time basis. Through the course of the summer, interns participate in:

  • Formal, two-day orientation and program kick off

  • Peer-level mentorship and connection points with functional and company executives

  • Community Engagement activity

  • Soft-skills training and development exercises

Clorox Interns are provided summer benefits including:

  • Round-trip airfare (to work location/return home at end of Summer) or Transportation Subsidy

  • Housing stipend to supplement living expenses

  • Access to Clorox Employee Benefits including insurance, 401k and sick days

  • Participation in Summer Fridays (Offices close at 12:30 pm)

  • Employee discounts on popular products with brands like Burt’s Bees, Renew Life, Natural Vitality and Rainbow Light

In this role, you will:

As a Finance/Accounting Intern at Clorox, you will help achieve business strategies and goals by translating operating activities and results into compelling consumer and business insights. As part of our Finance team, your insights will drive decision-making across the organization, and your influence will help the company build big-share brands that make everyday life better, every day.

Clorox Finance Interns are assigned to a team where they will gain experience in support of the function. Some assignments could include:

  • Financial Planning & Analysis for major brand within The Clorox Company portfolio

  • Accounting (SEC Reporting, Consolidation, US or International Ops, Corporate Accounting, Financial Reporting & Controls)

Typical Entry Level Finance/Accounting Responsibilities can include:

  • Report actual performance vs. forecast, including identifying key variance drivers

  • Plan, execute and improve the quarterly financial forecasting and/or close process

  • Prepare journal entries and monthly and quarterly account reconciliations

  • Prepare and analyze volume shipment reports with key performance drivers for senior management

  • Ensure accuracy of cost and spending related accounts on financial statements

  • Execute monthly and quarterly close in accordance with GAAP for revenue, deductions, trade spending, unsaleables, discounts and sales-related expenditures

  • Support financial statement preparation and maintain strong control environment

  • Identify and influence system improvements to drive efficiency and effectiveness

  • Develop insights to drive the business

What we look for:

  • Rising Junior or Senior (Undergraduate) or Masters student majoring in Finance, Accounting, or Economics

  • Desired GPA: 3.0 or higher

  • Completion of 3 to 6 hours of coursework in Finance or Accounting

  • Experience working with MS Office Products with a primary focus on MS Excel

  • Passion to learn and evolve with changing business needs

  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to work both independently as well as collaborate within a team environment

  • Strong attention to detail with results oriented mindset

Ability to work in one of the following locations (with housing stipend or transportation assistance from Clorox):

Finance Internships will be based in Oakland, CA; Pleasanton, CA or Durham, NC

We seek out and celebrate diverse backgrounds and experiences, and we know you don’t need a degree to succeed. We’re looking for fresh perspectives, a desire to bring your best, and a non-stop drive to keep growing and learning.

At Clorox, we have a Culture of Inclusion. We believe our values-based culture connects to our purpose and helps our people be the best versions of themselves, professionally and personally. This means building a workplace where every person can feel respected, valued, and fully able to participate in our Clorox community. Learn more about our I&D program & initiatives here (https://www.thecloroxcompany.com/company/our-people/inclusion-diversity/) .

Benefits we offer to help you be well and thrive:

  • Competitive compensation

  • Generous 401(k) program in the US and similar programs in international

  • Health benefits and programs that support both your physical and mental well-being

  • Flexible work environment, depending on your role

  • Meaningful opportunities to keep learning and growing

  • Half-day Fridays, depending on your location

Please apply directly to our job postings and do not submit your resume to any person via text message. Clorox does not conduct text-based interviews and encourages you to be cautious of anyone posing as a Clorox recruiter via unsolicited texts during these uncertain times.

Learn more about:

  • Working at Clorox (https://www.thecloroxcompany.com/careers/working-at-clorox/)

  • IGNITE Strategy

  • Inclusion & Diversity (https://www.thecloroxcompany.com/who-we-are/our-people/inclusion-diversity/) .​

For more information, visit TheCloroxCompany.com , including the Good Growth blog, and follow the company on Twitter at @CloroxCo

The Clorox Company and its subsidiaries is an EEO/AA/ Minorities/Women/LGBT/Protected Veteran/Disabled employer. You may view the Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law notice (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) by clicking on it.

Clorox is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans during the hiring and interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, contact us at People (people@clorox.com) @clorox.com . Please note: This email is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and is not a means of inquiry about positions/ application statuses.