Intern, Accounting Operations

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Palo Alto, CA
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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# About Us

VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable businesses to thrive in the Cloud Era. A pioneer in the use of virtualization and policy-driven automation technologies, VMware simplifies IT complexity across the entire data center to the virtual workplace, empowering customers with solutions in the software-defined data center to hybrid cloud computing and the mobile workspace.

With 2013 revenues of $5.21 billion, VMware has more than 500,000 customers, 55,000 partners, and 14,000+ employees in 50+ locations around the world. At the core of what we do are our employees who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Want to be part of a compassionate community that thrives on architecting what’s next in IT? Learn more at

# Why work for our Division

Finance is a global organization that’s dedicated to the short- and long-term growth and success of VMware – and to using analytical tools and collaboration to build connections internally and externally. It’s a fast-paced environment, with lots to learn. We’re looking for people with strong critical thinking skills, who want to work collaboratively, serve our customers and make good choices. Uncompromising ethics and integrity are hallmarks of our organization. We’re a diverse group, covering the areas of corporate finance, FP&A;, pricing, mergers and acquisition integration, revenue, investor relations, treasury, license compliance, tax, internal audit and the many corporate accounting functions. Come, join our team of motivated professionals, and grow with VMware.

# Job Description

As a member of the Accounting/Finance Operations team, you will have the opportunity to help lead key projects within the Record to Report functions. You will have the opportunity to work cross functionally with key stakeholders throughout the finance organization.

Areas of Focus:

* Assist with the execution of on-going strategic projects and initiatives within the global accounting operations organization

* Assist with the testing and coordination of payroll process and system implementations

* Strong integrity and ethics

* Other ad-hoc projects as necessary
At the conclusion of the internship, the interns will prepare a presentation outlining their internship experience to the accounting operations team.

If you are an undergraduate student with coursework in Strategy, Operations, Accounting, and Finance and are looking for an internship in high-tech, then you should strongly consider career opportunities in Finance Operations at VMware. In general we look for:

* A record of rigorous course work and outstanding academic achievement

* Strong analytical skills with the ability to think outside of the box

* Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people using strong written and oral communication skills

* Proficiency using Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint , Access is a plus

# EEO Statement

VMware is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for all applicants and employees. Equal opportunity and consideration are afforded to all qualified applicants and employees in personnel actions, which include: recruiting and hiring, selection for training, promotion, rates of pay or other compensation, transfer, discipline, demotion, layoff or termination. VMware does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, family medical history or genetic information, citizenship, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, military status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. VMware also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled employees consistent with applicable law. Further, it is the policy of VMware to maintain a working environment free of all forms of harassment.

*Posting Title:* Intern, Accounting Operations

*Advertised Location (Select only ONE location):* Palo Alto, CA, US

*Is this a remote or multiple location position?:* No

*Requisition Number:* 50964BR

*Advertised Group (Place a checkmark to select multiple groups):* Finance

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