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Campus Recruiting - Finance & Accounting Intern (undergraduate)

Job ID 1259909BR Date posted 09/05/2017 Location Mooresville, NC Location Name CSC-Mooresville Address 1000 Lowes Boulevard Employment Type I Temporary Employment Type II Full-Time Line of Business Corporate Department 0617 - Intern Program

Lowe's 2018 Summer Internship Program offers challenging assignments to undergraduate and graduate students, enhancing their understanding of the retail business world through valuable, hands-on experience with a FORTUNE 100 company. The summer internship program begins with orientation in late May and concludes in early-August. All internships are paid and housing is available for those that qualify. This role has potential for conversion into a full-time position for thoLse that successfully complete the internship and upon candidate's graduation.

Education and/or Experience:
• Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting from an accredited four year college or university
• Students that have completed their junior year, targeting December 2018 or May 2019 graduates
• Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA is required.
• Proficient in MS Office Programs (specifically Word, Excel and Access).
• Strong interpersonal, analytical, and organizational skills are required.
• Candidates must also possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Relevant internship and retail experience is a plus, as is experience in a leadership position at work or within a campus organization.

Possible areas of learning:

Internal Audit
• Gain exposure to Internal Audit’s value drivers such as assessing enterprise risks, developing and maintaining the rolling audit plan and governance responsibilities.
• Participate on a variety of different audit topics that may include finance / operational / IT process audits, traditional compliance audits, or in-flight reviews that assess organizational readiness for emerging strategic initiatives.
• Experience the internal audit methodology and develop foundational skills such project management, risk assessment techniques, analytical and root cause analysis, and general professional soft skills.

• Assist in the preparation and filing of tax returns and tax payment process related to property, customs, income, sales and use, and payroll taxes
• Provide support to international, federal, and state income and sales tax audits
• Identify tax credit opportunities and collaborate with other finance teams and business units to collect information and documents and evaluate Lowe’s eligibility for tax credits
• Provide solutions that maximize operational efficiency, minimize costs and maintain a high standard of compliance

Corporate Accounting
• Perform financial analysis and closing responsibilities
• Assist in the domestic and international financial reporting processes
• Record and report internal and external financial information in conformity with GAAP and SEC regulations
• Draft accounting policies and procedures as a result of the evaluation of emerging accounting guidance and new business transactions

Margin and Cost Accounting
• Experience the different groups within Margin Accounting: vendor funds accounting, program administration, reporting, and compliance, auditing and training
• Work closely with merchants, vendors, and other departments both within and outside of Finance, to ensure all vendor funded programs are documented, tracked, and properly recorded
• Ensure product costs and margins are accurately stated and adequate supporting documentation is provided by Lowe’s merchants and vendors
• Work with Lowe’s supply chain, Global Sourcing entities and manufacturing operations to ensure their proper accounting and performance tracking, tracked, and properly recorded
• Ensure product costs and margins are accurately stated and adequate supporting documentation is provided by Lowe’s merchants and vendors

About Lowe’s
Lowe’sCompanies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement companyserving more than 17 million customers a week in the United States, Canada andMexico. With fiscal year 2016 sales of $65.0 billion, Lowe’s and itsrelated businesses operate or service 2,365 home improvement and hardwarestores and employ over 290,000 people. Founded in 1946 and based inMooresville, N.C., Lowe’s supports the communities it serves through programsthat focus on K-12 public education and community improvement projects. Formore information, visit

Lowe’s is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.

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