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Global Finance Summer Associate

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Date: Sep 1, 2017

Location: San Antonio, TX, US, 78251

Company: Capital Group

Req ID:  13025
Experience Level: Internship 
Other Location(s): N/A  
Relocation offered: Yes
Travel required: None

 

Come grow with us

Come and be part of the exciting world of Capital as a Summer Associate! Bring your energy and fresh perspective and you’ll have the opportunity to grow with us professionally, personally, and financially. You’ll work on a challenging project that has real impact on our business but you won’t go at it alone. You’ll be part of a collaborative team that genuinely cares about helping you succeed. You’ll learn about the financial industry and you’ll have opportunities to sit down and talk with senior business leaders. 

At Capital Group, how we work is defined by shared values that include absolute integrity, respect and collaboration. But it’s more than that. It’s smart and highly driven people united in purpose to serve our investors and one another.

Our Global Finance Group partners with other Capital Group departments to proactively provide relevant, timely and accurate financial reporting and analysis, innovative solutions, and other insightful information that impacts business decision-making while protecting company interests. 

Our Summer Associate Program aims to provide an experience that mirrors the life of a full-time associate with respect to workload, responsibilities and expectations. As a Summer Associate based in San Antonio, you will take an active role within the Global Finance organization.  You will have the opportunity to interact with various teams within and outside Global Finance, utilizing both the technical and interpersonal skills you are continuing to develop through your education.  You will make meaningful contributions as a member of the team. 

What you may do:

  • Assist with various accounting and financial reporting tasks, completing audit / regulatory requirements
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts; research complex accounting matters
  • Develop an understanding of business operations and key drivers and apply that understanding accordingly
  • Seek opportunities to streamline and improve efficiency of reporting and processes 
  • Participate in ad hoc projects and initiatives

Who we're looking for:

  • You are currently a junior pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or Finance related
  • You have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
  • You have an interest in pursuing a career in accounting
  • You have demonstrated leadership in extra-curricular activities
  • You express ideas effectively and interact professionally with others
  • You are a continuous learner, with a hunger for knowledge 
  • You are highly collaborative

What a summer at Capital offers you:

  • 10 weeks of robust summer programming, including challenging and meaningful project work
  • Competitive compensation
  • Access to senior business leaders
  • A network of influential colleagues and thought leaders
  • Collaborative and genuinely supportive work environment
  • Opportunity to participate in community service events

 

Company Overview:
Founded in 1931, Capital Group is one of the world’s largest and most trusted investment management companies and home to the American Funds. We manage more than US$1.39 trillion in assets, and our 7,500 associates make our clients their first priority every day. When we do our job right, millions of investors around the world fulfill their dreams and financial goals, from home ownership and higher education, to a comfortable retirement. Our long-term investment results and outstanding service set us apart from our competitors, while our workplace sets us apart from other employers. 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 


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