Intern: Business Control (Mack) (Summer 2019)

Position Description
The internship role provides students with the opportunity to apply academic knowledge and skills in a professional environment, and to support/promote the graduate's career goals through contact with professionals in their field of study. The internship experience enables students to participate in professional activities with Volvo Trucks Sales & Marketing by working on important and innovative projects. Internships are structured learning experiences where interns/coops and our full time professionals work together on projects within their selected organization. The internship allows students to integrate knowledge and skills in a manner that is mutually beneficial to the student and Volvo Trucks Sales & Marketing.

Responsibilities / Main tasks / Targets:
The Mack Business Control internship position is an excellent opportunity for a student pursuing a career in Accounting and/or Finance to see how the lessons from accounting and finance class actually work in the real world. In this role primary responsibility will be to understand and perform financial analysis of truck sales deals, to do a variety of activities:
  1. Profitability analysis on New Truck Sales to catch outliers that need further research. (and then do that research to determine what happened and how to fix it).
  2. Profitability analysis on New Truck Sales to do identify profitability trends, to be used in forecasting and assisting with setting Price Guidance for New Truck sales.
  3. Credit and Debit Request analysis: determine the validity of follow-on transactions for the truck deal.
Our goal is to find a candidate that can start over the summer; and then continue on (with limited hours) during the school year to continue contributing and learning about the business.
Essential Skills and Required Experience:
  • Pursuing an Accounting degree, or business degree with strong accounting background
  • Data, detail, and accuracy oriented
  • MS-Excel skills and general systems skills / willingness to learn systems that are unique to Mack and Volvo
  • Continuous improvement mindset
Minimum Education Requirements
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled and pursuing a degree in Business and/or Marketing curriculum at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours prior to the start of the internship
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
Personal Competencies
  • Customer Focus
  • Peer Relationships
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • Perseverance
IT Applications
  • Excel
  • Outlook

About Us

Founded in 1900, Mack Trucks is an iconic brand that embodies the American spirit: pioneering, hard-working, authentic and ambitious. Mack trucks are recognized around the world as “The American Truck You Can Count On,” thanks to our durable, reliable and application-driven vehicles that get the job done. With Mack Trucks you will be part of a global and diverse team. We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Mack is part of the Volvo Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Application Process


An email confirmation will be sent as soon as you submit your application. After this, it is still possible to update your personal profile.


If selected for an interview, you will be contacted with information about the following process steps: second interview, assessments and references.


All candidates will be notified when a final candidate is selected for the job. You can choose for us to keep your resume in our database and activate a search agent that will look for other jobs that match your profile.


When you begin your employment, you will receive an introduction to help you quickly become part of the team and start working with your tasks in the best possible way.


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