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New York Red Bulls - Finance Internship-Fall 2018Description:
The New York Red Bulls are looking for a motivated and organized college student that will support the Company’s Finance department. This internship is a great opportunity for those interested in pursuing a finance career, particularly in the sports industry. As a Finance Intern, you will have the opportunity to shadow the Finance Director in his day-to-day responsibilities overseeing and managing all financial analysis, statistical reporting, and business planning for the Company. There will be a focus and emphasis on data gathering, financial modeling and analysis, and process management.
We will accommodate your class schedule and coordinate with you to determine weekly working hours. Candidates will have the opportunity to attend Red Bulls regular season and playoff home. LEARNING OBJECTIVESLearn about Financial Planning, Reporting and Analysis while working across department
Budget Support: Design and build tools to aide functional budget managers in forecast development and revenue/expense tracking
Analyze consumer and market data to develop insights while utilizing Red Bull’s mapping tools
Legal Contracts and Financial Deal Memos: coordinate with the legal and marketing/sales departments with new sponsorships, partnerships and agreements.
College credit is required for this position
This will be a fast-paced internship in which you will learn how to monitor and manage the financial operations of a professional sports team and venue. This will include:
Practically applying basic corporate finance and accounting principles in a real-world, sports industry setting
Employing best practices with respect to financial reporting and analysis
Thinking critically and “outside of the box” in developing ad-hoc strategic analyses to support business decisions
Communicating effectively and working cross-functionally across all business units within the Company
Becoming an Excel wizard!
SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
Ideal candidate ought to be entrepreneurial, professional, motivated and enthusiastic.
Must have excellent interpersonal and external communication (written and oral) skills.
Must have poise and ability to maintain smooth working relationships with all internal staff and management.
Must be detail-orientated and have the ability to multi-task in a timely and professional manner.
Must have basic understanding of and interest in corporate finance, supplemented with strong analytical skills.
Must have working proficiency with MS Excel (i.e., writing formulas). Familiarity with macros and the management of pivot tables is a plus. You WILL improve your practical Excel skills by the end of this internship!
Proficiency with the rest of MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, etc.) and Adobe Acrobat is preferred.
Passion for sports industry and soccer is a plus!
· This internship is uncompensated
· If needed, NYRB will help facilitate the completion of student-provided paperwork for course credit
· Scheduling is flexible, with a 25 hour per week minimum
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