Intern - Financial Planning & Analysis

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

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VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable our more than 500,000 enterprise and mid-market customers to thrive in the Cloud Era by simplifying, automating and transforming the way they build, deliver and consume IT. We empower our customers by radically simplifying IT through virtualization software with a focus on three core missions: End-User Computing (EUC), Hybrid Cloud and Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC). Join our community – instigators of innovation and transformers of technology – as we envision and create what’s next in IT. Get connected to an engine of opportunity fueled by the transformative products and solutions we bring to market, the passion and trust we inspire in our customers, and our collaborative drive to imagine, define and deliver the future of IT. With 13,000+ employees and 50+ locations worldwide, we are passionately driven to make an impact while contributing back to the community. Ranked on the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies in the World list. Learn more at today!

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, FPA, 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

A Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A;) intern at VMware will work closely with members of the Finance organization to provide insight and analysis to our business partners in the Products organization. An FP&A; intern will receive substantial guidance, feedback and mentoring from the FP&A; team, but will also have the opportunity to independently develop solutions to assignments.

The intern will own a significant project and will also be assigned ongoing analysis and reporting deliverables.

Potential projects include:

  • Establishing a better financial framework for evaluating the success of OEM agreements

  • Providing financial analysis for Software as a Service (SaaS) business plans

  • Analyzing competitor financial results and forecasts

  • Modeling costs & benefits of various R&D; efficiency initiatives

Areas of ongoing analysis and modeling may include the following:

  • Analyzing and reporting business unit results

  • Providing data and analysis for performance dashboards

At the culmination of the internship, the intern will present results from the project to Senior Finance Management and Business Partners.

If you are a first-year MBA 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 Strategic Planning at VMware. In general we look for:

  • A record of rigorous course work and outstanding academic achievement

  • Strong analytical, financial modeling and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to manipulate data and work with different data sources

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

  • Proficiency using Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint

  • Additional coursework in management information systems or managing technology a plus

  • Previous work experience in management consulting, systems, or finance is a plus

**Please note we have multiple Financial Analyst opportunities

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Posting Title: Intern - Financial Planning & Analysis

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

Is this a remote or multiple location position?: No

Requisition Number: 45568BR

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

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