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Internship at Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, USA

Deadline: Ongoing

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is dedicated to advancing human potential and promoting equal opportunity through technology, grantmaking, impact investing, policy, and advocacy work. They are looking for bold ideas — regardless of structure and stage — and help them scale by pairing world-class engineers with subject matter experts to build tools that accelerate the pace of social progress.

The Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team is a small high energy team providing finance partnership to leaders across all initiatives and functions. They provide analysis to support strategic decisions, conduct financial reviews of a wide range of business issues, and manage financial processes such as planning, forecasting, reporting and measuring initiatives’ performance.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with financial planning processes related to headcount planning, budgeting, forecasting, and long-range planning

  • Partner with initiative teams to build measurement metrics for potential technologies, projects, grants, or investments to help drive decisioning around prioritization, go-to-market planning and/or resourcing level

  • Help build-out robust financial planning processes and tools, as well as identify and drive new relevant company-level metrics

  • Participate in cross functional company task forces on various projects including system implementation, monthly operating reviews, and annual result reporting


Benefits

  • Opportunity for advancing potential and promoting equal opportunity through world-class engineering, grantmaking, impact investing, policy, and advocacy work

  • Opportunity to assist with financial planning processes related to headcount planning, budgeting, forecasting, and long-range planning

  • Partner with initiative teams to build measurement metrics for potential technologies, projects, grants, or investments to help drive decisions around prioritization, go-to-market planning and/or resourcing level

  • Opportunity to build-out robust financial planning processes and tools, as well as identify and drive new relevant company-level metrics

  • Participate in cross-functional company task forces on various projects including system implementation, monthly operating reviews, and annual result reporting


Eligibility

  • Actively seeks a diverse pool of applicants including those from historically marginalized groups — women, people with disabilities, people of color, formerly incarcerated people, people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or gender nonconforming, first and second generation immigrants, and people from low-income families

  • A highly motivated student with exceptional analytical skills are encouraged

  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree; major or concentration in Finance, Accounting, or related field preferred

  • Written and verbal communication skills

  • Analytical skills

  • Attention to detail and follow-through

  • Ability to work independently and demonstrated judgment to know when to ask for help

  • Ability to work in a collaborative, team-oriented environment; no egos

  • Comfort with ambiguity in a rapidly changing environment

  • Technologically proficient, particularly with Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel


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