Anixter Finance Development Program Internship in Glenview, Illinois

Finance Development Program Internship

Date Posted10/23/2018

LocationGlenview, IL

CountryUnited States of America

Job TypeFull-Time Regular

Position IdEB-1705449214

Job Description


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About Us:

Anixter is a Fortune 500 company and a leading global supplier of communication and security products and electrical and electronic wire and cable. Our high-performing team works closely with customers and the community to better understand their business challenges specify cost-saving solutions and make informed purchasing decisions around technologies, applications and relevant standards. Anixter is headquartered in Glenview, Illinois and has operations and other business functions in over fifty countries. The iFDP role is based in Glenview, Illinois and may require both domestic and international travel.

Anixter is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Internship Finance Development Program(iFDP)


iFDP is a highly competitive internship program for candidates seeking a finance career with Anixter. iFDP program lasts 10-12 weeks, in which members participate in a unique finance or accounting assignment in which interns help drive smart business decisions, analyze major investments, improve reporting and lead forecasting and analysis for major projects and investments. Assignments provide an insight into specific business units and how the unit contributes to Anixter’s strategy and Global Finance vision. Assignments are designed to provide the iFDP candidate an opportunity to develop skills and knowledge as well as obtain good exposure to senior management at Anixter.

iFDP assignments at Anixter range from Internal Audit, Financial Reporting, Treasury, Investor Relations to supporting businesses in Sales and Operations. Additionally, summer interns gain unique exposure to Finance senior leaders and gain practical experience for pursuing a full-time position in Anixter’s Finance Development Program.


  • Plan, scope, and execute audit engagements and internal consulting projects

  • Perform data analysis to identify trends, aberrations, and outliers that could be indicative of control risks

  • Assist investor relations withinternal analysis including total return, valuation and ownership trends

  • Provide support for the Budgeting and Re-forecasting processes

  • Plan, scope and execute financial statements and support for statutory financial reporting

  • Contribute to the preparation and review of key earnings release schedules

  • Review purchase orders, sales contracts and other documentation to ensure billing accuracyIdentify shared services process improvements for reoccurring process deficiencies Qualifications:

  • Junior in a business related field i.e., Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration

  • Strong technical skills as well as strong organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office

  • Authorization to work in the United States

Anixter is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran

We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

Job GroupFinance