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Financial Planning & Analysis Intern - Summer 2023

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Job ID FINAN017791 Date posted 10/19/2022 Location Schiller Park , Illinois Position Type Full Time

Company Overview

Encore is a leading provider in the audiovisual and event experiences industry delivering creative production, advanced technology and staging to help our customers deliver more dynamic and impactful experiences at their meetings, trade shows and special events. As the provider of choice at nearly 1,600 leading hotels, resorts and convention centers throughout the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean, Mexico, Europe and the Middle East, Encore's customers comprise event organizers, corporations, trade associations and meeting planners. Our customers choose Encore for its innovative and comprehensive service offerings, as well as our exceptional customer service from more than 10,000 highly trained staff across a global platform.

Position Overview:

Financial Planning & Analysis Intern will serve as an integral thought partner for the global finance leadership team.   The intern will help support numerous aspects of ongoing strategic analyses for business unit leadership (product line profitability, growth strategy, labor management and optimization), collaborate with business leaders to evaluate initiatives, and play a strong supporting role on strategic projects, both for business leaders as well as for corporate projects.  Role will provide an opportunity to learn to leverage the hypothesis driven, “answer first” approach to solve highly complex problems (similar to approach / training acquired at top-tier management consulting firms).  

This position is based in Rosemont, IL.  Temporary housing is not provided for this role.  

Key Job Responsibilities:

Financial Planning & Analysis Intern will support strategic analyses and reporting for 1 – 2 Senior VP of Business Operations leaders (P&L owners).  Effective intern will leverage data to drive insights and help make actionable, results oriented recommendations to drive business value.  Given the elevated role of business partnership and interactions with senior members of finance leadership team, successful candidates must be able to analyze and extract insights from highly complex data sets and communicate insights / output in simple, executive level written form.  Successful candidates must also be able to comfortably engage in executive level discussions to influence business decisions.

Required Skills:

  • Strong passion for results and desire to learn
  • Effective verbal, written and oral communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in-process (one academic year away from completion)
  • Sound analytical ability
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel


  • Initiative / ownership
  • High emotional intelligence (EQ)
  • Commitment to team oriented (“we’re all in this together”) culture
  • Analytical rigor and ability to work in “zero defect” manner
  • Results driven

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