Financial Analyst Intern

Date: Jul 8, 2018

Location: San Diego, CA, US, 92131

Year: 2018

Company: Bertelsmann, Inc. 

Requisition ID: 6881


The Bertelsmann Education Group (BEG) is part of Bertelsmann, Europe’s largest media company, and has the strategic objective to create a global education business generating one billion euro in revenues. Education is thereby expected to become the third strategic pillar in the Bertelsmann portfolio, next to media and business services.


Alliant University is one of BEG’s portfolio companies. Located in San Diego, San Francisco and Los Angeles; Alliant University focuses mostly on graduate education, especially in the field of psychology.


As an intern, you will work directly with Alliant’s CFO. For this challenging task, we are looking for highly motivated and well-qualified interns for our San Diego-based team.


Your tasks

As an intern at Alliant University you will:

  • Help to build, maintain and automate company financial models in a fast paced environment
  • Support FP&A Managers in providing meaningful and informative analysis explaining variances of business results from the financial plan
  • Maintain KPIs and product line dashboards
  • Support in the preparation of periodical management reports
  • Take ownership of ad hoc special projects


Your profile

The ideal candidate will meet the following requirements:

  • Junior or Senior college level, pursuing a degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics or related major
  • Possess an excellent academic record
  • Solid analytical skills and very good business knowledge
  • Ideally practical experience in the fields of strategy or finance, mergers and acquisitions or controlling
  • Resilience, drive and the ability to work well in teams; willingness to learn
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word, and ideally financial modeling experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


This will be a four to six month internship.


Bertelsmann is a media, services and education company that operates in about 50 countries around the world. Its key geographical markets are Western Europe – especially Germany, France, Britain and Spain – as well as the United States. Bertelsmann’s corporate divisions include RTL Group (television), Penguin Random House (books), Gruner + Jahr (magazines), Arvato (services), Bertelsmann Printing Group (print), Bertelsmann Education Group and Bertelsmann Investments.  


Nearest Major Market: San Diego

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