Finance Summer Intern

Finance Analyst Summer Intern

As a Finance Analyst Summer Intern, you will be assigned one to two business-critical, long-term projects. Additionally, you will assist with day to day team needs, which will build your overall understanding of Finance at AppNexus. Through your work, you will get unique exposure to the company and the ad tech industry.

About the team:

The Finance team is the group that literally keeps the lights on at AppNexus. We measure and report the drivers for revenue and cost, devise our tax strategy, design our capital structure, manage treasury and foreign exchange transactions, conduct financial planning and analysis through advanced use of statistical and data-mining techniques, evaluate mergers and acquisitions, and assist with a variety of other special projects. We are a diverse team of mathematicians, accountants, and engineers, and are devoted to dealing with many intellectual challenges. Our responsibilities continue to evolve due to the rapid growth of the company, which provides tremendous opportunities for personal and professional growth. We interact with many aspects of the business, including Sales, Operations, HR, and Legal, as well as management at all levels.

About the job:

Candidates will be considered for one of two potential roles within the Finance team this summer:

Finance Operations

  • Drive one or two major projects enabling you to learn about and work with teams spanning across the Finance department (e.g. Accounting, Treasury, Client Finance or Accounts Payables
  • Leverage your analytical skills to understand and quantify a key business issue and drive the organization towards a solution
  • Interface closely with the Finance leadership team to meet cross-functional needs and gain an understanding of how a corporate finance function runs across capabilities such as Accounting, Client Finance, Treasury, and Tax

Client Finance

  • Drive one or two major projects enabling you to gain exposure to all facets of Client Finance (e.g. Buy-Side Billing, Sell-Side Payments, Customer Service Casing System, Cash Applications and Revenue)
  • Utilize Salesforce, SunSystems, and AppNexus Console to respond to billing-related inquiries from customers and other departments at AppNexus
  • Assist with various team responsibilities including invoicing, general ledger closing process, intern/external auditing, month reporting, process documentation and more

About your skills:

  • You are a Junior majoring in Accounting, Finance or a related field
  • You are proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • You are detail-oriented and data-driven
  • You are an excellent verbal and written communicator
  • You are passionate about a culture of learning and teaching. You love challenging yourself to constantly improve and sharing your knowledge to empower others
  • You like to take risks when looking for novel solutions to complex problems. If faced with roadblocks, you continue to reach higher to make greatness happen
  • You care about solving big, systemic problems. You look beyond the surface to understand root causes so that you can build long-term solutions for the whole ecosystem
  • You believe in not only serving customers, but also empowering them by providing knowledge and tools

About the summer intern program:

New York City: Join 700 other AppNexians at our headquarters in the heart of Manhattan’s Flatiron District. Worried about finding housing? We’re here to help!

Significant impact: Projects are designed specifically for you to fit your interests and skills. Shape your own role and be a part of the team that is building bold solutions to some of today’s most exciting and unique technical challenges to serve ads across the globe. Our interns are given responsibility immediately after completing onboarding.

Robust onboarding: You will ramp up alongside your class of interns. Your first week will be spent with your class attending AppNexus University and Engineer Onboarding. Learn the ins and outs of one of the fastest growing industries and what it means to be an AppNexian.

Performance management: We will manage your performance every step of the way and ensure you’re getting feedback in real-time. You’ll also have a formal mid-summer and end-of-summer review with your manager. Spend your summer immersed in life as an AppNexian and evaluate if AppNexus is the right place for you to join post-graduation.

Mentorship: You’ll have a mentor assigned to you from day one. Your AppNexpert (AppNexus Expert) will help you acclimate to our company, meet people across teams, and ensure you have a fantastic summer.

Events: You’ll participate in social and educational events that will help you get to know the other interns, give you the chance to meet our Executive Team, and learn as much as possible. Look forward to events like the Annual Summer Field Day, Broadway shows, Mets games, Escape the Room, and more!

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