Finance and Accounting Interns

UPSAtlanta, GA

16 days ago


Job Title

Global Finance Summer 2024 Internship

Job Location

Atlanta, Georgia

Job Overview

If you're looking for a valuable opportunity with a global leader, UPS Global Finance has the internship for you! Finance & Accounting teams at UPS help deliver what matters to both customers and shareholders. They combine knowledge of finance, accounting, operations, and data analytics to inform strategic decision-making and to evaluate company performance.


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  • Global Accounting Center (GAC)

    • Evaluates and implements statutory fixed asset sub-ledgers for our international locations
    • Identifies locations where the statutory fixed asset guidelines differ from US GAAP, document the specific differences, and coordinate the setup of the assets into the fixed asset sub-ledger
    • Builds necessary desk level procedures and training resources to ensure an effective FA implementation
  • Risk Management

    • Manages UPS Global Insurance programs (e.g. Property/Marine Cargo, Worker's Compensation, Auto and General Liability, Aviation, Specialty Risk Programs, etc.)
    • Develops and administers administration of other programs with the overarching goal of optimizing risk transfer and reducing UPS long term cost of risk
  • Tax

    • Establishes, manages, and determines the tax strategies for UPS worldwide
    • Assists with UPS's overall U.S. corporate income taxes (federal, state, and local), partnerships, trusts, and certain miscellaneous excise tax filings
    • Reviews benefit plan documents and establishes UPS policy as needed from a tax perspective
  • Treasury

    • Assists with operational funding and optimizing the short-term working capital investment portfolio
    • Manages financial risks for foreign exchange, energy, and interest rates
    • Creates effective banking structures and cultivates strategic banking relationships
  • Corporate Financial Reports and Plans (FR&P)

    • Manages components from Corporate Accounting, External Reporting, Reporting & Consolidations, Corporate Planning, and Financial Information Systems (FIS)
    • Assists with a variety of challenges in different F&A areas, including accounting, financial analysis, reporting and planning
  • US Domestic Finance

    • Supports one or more of the following areas: cost planning, revenue management, and payroll overtime
    • Assists corporate management team with financial issues pertaining to reporting, monitoring costs, reviewing production, payroll, etc.
    • Researches and interprets financial data to provide information to management


  • Rising college junior or senior, or recent graduate within the last 24 months
  • Demonstrates an understanding of basic financial terminology and concepts such as operating profit/loss and net income
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access
  • Excellent oral, written and interactive communication skills
  • Skilled in effective research tactics with strong organization skills
  • Ability to maintain high standards of confidentiality
  • Ability to convey a positive and professional image to internal and external customers

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Career Paths

People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Accounting56%

  • Business Administration Management And Operations13%

  • Economics5%

  • Finance5%

  • Business Commerce5%

  • 221 other majors14%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • PwC
  • Ernst & Young
  • Deloitte
  • KPMG
  • McGladrey
  • Mcgladrey
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Atlanta, GA | $3,272/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,410

  • Miscellaneous$889

  • Food$432

  • Transportation$276

  • Utilities$265


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