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Financial Planning Spartanburg, South Carolina 13.10.2023

Paint Shop Finance Intern (Summer 2024)

Innovation is imagining what’s NEXT when no one else can. Shaping your future starts here, as we believe our Gen>NEXT students are the future leaders of BMW. Our vision is to secure BMW Manufacturing’s excellence by attracting the best of the best. We believe in creating a hands-on environment where you can directly impact the future of mobility. You will be guided and mentored throughout inspiring tasks and projects. As one of our Gen>NEXT students, you will be part of the team from day one and encouraged to add new ideas and value to the business.

The Intern will be responsible to support processes for both production control and financial steering to determine improvements and automation of data gathering, reporting, and cost efficiency tracking. Create financial reports that will be used by the Body Shop management to make decisions in the planning and target setting process. Participate in cross-functional discussions to gather data source information and determine automation opportunities for financial and headcount data. Analyze financial data to look for trends, root causes, and propose measures for cost reduction. Support with inner-year month end activities and long-range financial planning

The qualified intern should expect to contribute & improve in the following functions:

  • Analyze historical financial data to identify trends, bring transparency, and ultimately identify measures for improvement and cost reduction.
  • Create automated reporting tools in Power BI or similar systems to continuously track and bring transparency to key General Ledger budget categories as well as headcount, which can be used across the Body Shop and even shared to other areas of the plant.
  • Create forecast and target templates to prepare for the next inner-year forecast activity in the Body Shop and prepare for next year’s target setting.
  •  Create Power BI reports to quickly show and report the financial trends in the Body Shop and provide the ability to quickly respond to negative trends.
  • Create Power BI reports or optimization to track headcount needs in a consistent manner across the Body Shop.
  •  Work with other steering functions in the plant to identify common ways to report and steer the financials.
  • Focusing on a degree financial business, business related or production control discipline.
  •   Good communication skills
  •   Enhanced computer skills (MS Office Applications) with the willingness to learn new systems such as Power BI
  •   Strong analytical skills and ability to manage large amounts of data including creating reports to provide trends and transparency
  • Have full-time status at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States.
  • Completed at least 30 credit hours at time of application.
  • Ability to complete 3 alternating work terms for co-op positions. 
  • Ability to work full-time (40 hours / week).
  • Transfer students must have a GPA from current university.
  • Complete and pass a substance abuse test before the work term. 
  • THE WORK TERM DATES ARE May 20th-August 9th 2024

BMW Manufacturing Company is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of BMW MC to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all qualified persons regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. 

Employment with BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC (BMW MC) is at-will and may be terminated at any time, with or without notice, at the option of BMW MC or the employees.

Paint Shop Finance Intern (Summer 2024)

Spartanburg, South Carolina
United States
Legal Entity:
BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC
BMW Group
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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Financial Planning
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