Intern: Finance & Business Control Support (Summer 2022)

Are You Looking for a Rewarding Experience?

You Should Consider Joining Us this Summer!

At Volvo Penta, our employees know what it takes to make a team work! Being part of that team means that you’re working with a global and very diverse group of passionate, enthusiastic, and highly skilled professionals from all walks of life who work and play hard. Volvo Penta has won the ”Great Place to Work” award two years running as well as being named, ”Employer of the Year,” by Diesel Progress magazine! This is absolutely a great place to belong with folks ready to welcome you onboard!

Who is Volvo Penta?

Simply put, Volvo Penta has been around for more than 100 years and we know a thing or two about being a world-leading supplier of engines and drive systems for both marine and industrial applications to thousands of customers worldwide. We’re world leaders and innovative pioneers.


”Hampton Roads” is an eclectic mix of coastal, urban, rural and historic communities that includes the cities of Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach, Hampton, and Newport News. Our test center marina is located on the water in Suffolk. We have beautiful beaches and state parks, and family-friendly attractions with Colonial Williamsburg, Busch Gardens and North Carolina’s Outer Banks within easy driving distance. The area is host to diverse dining and shopping experiences to suit anyone’s tastes. There are so many exciting things to do here in the area that we highly recommend you come and see it for yourself!
A Little Bit about Our Team…
To support profitable business growth efforts for Region Americas, the Finance department oversees the overall financial management of the company, including strategy, planning, budgeting, and reporting and financial control systems as well as customer order management and pricing processes.

We are now looking for an Intern: Finance & Business Control Support to join us here in Chesapeake, Virginia from May 23, 2022 to August 12, 2022 to help us ensure our objectives are met for our year-end goals! This internship role will provide you with an opportunity to apply academic knowledge and skills in a professional environment.

What is the Job:

As an intern supporting our Finance & Business Control department, some of your responsibilities will include:
Participating in management of the pricing process
Supporting maintenance and development of sales programs
Supporting our sales order management process
Supporting in customer data management and financial assessment and evaluation of customers
Assisting with admin of financial and operational reporting
Participating in project work to improve financial and operational reporting
Performing miscellaneous office duties (organization of files, coordinating meetings, etc.).

As an intern working with our Finance team, you will be afforded the opportunity to work with some exceptionally skilled colleagues as well as experience some truly exciting challenges that will benefit you both professionally and personally.

Do you have an eagerness for learning and have an eye for details?
To be successful in this role, you will need excellent organizational skills and an acute attention to detail. You will also need an eagerness to learn, ability to work independently, and a have readiness for responsibility.

Experience with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook is required as is experience with using and running several database programs.

As you will be acting as a representative of Volvo Penta of the Americas, excellent communication is necessary, as is the need for fluency in speaking and writing English, in order to connect successfully with internal and external stakeholders at different levels of the organization locally, nationally, and globally.

Education & Experience Must Haves:
  • This position requires that the candidate is doing the following:
  • Pursuing a university degree at an accredited school and must have completed at minimum at least 60 semester hours of coursework prior to the start of the internship to include having completed an introductory-level course in Accounting.
  • Maintaining a GPA of 3.0 or higher is required in order to qualify for this position.
  • When applying to this position, please keep in mind that you must be a current student who is scheduled to graduate after May 2022.
  • Having a background in finance and/or supply chain management preferred.

Other Must Haves:
  • You must provide your own reliable transportation to work as well as your own living arrangements in the local area.

  • Must be able to start the internship on May 23, 2022.
  • You must provide your own reliable transportation to work.
  • You must provide your own living arrangements in the local area.

We offer:
  • Competitive, hourly compensation
  • Various employee discounts
  • A chance to show us what you got!

If you are interested in being part of a team focused on innovation and success, and feel that this opportunity is for you, we invite you to apply to become an Intern with our Finance & Business Control/Sales Operations team. We look forward to meeting you!

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general level of work being performed by persons assigned to the classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of the job. Printed copies may not be the most current. Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action employer. E.O.E./M/F/D/V

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 

With Volvo Penta, a world-leading supplier of engines and complete drive systems for marine and industrial applications, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who works with passion, trust each other and embraces change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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