Financial Management Development Program (FMDP)
Do you have the drive to accelerate your Finance career? At Actuant, (NYSE: ATU) you can ask the question: 'What is possible?' Driven by execution and integrity, Actuant team members are limited only by the stretch of their imagination on projects large and small. Global presence in over 30 countries, entrepreneurial spirit and financial strength ($1.6 Billion revenue) ensure that we are a dynamic and exciting place to work, giving you the advantage of a large company with the agility of a small company. The Actuant Financial Management Development Program (FMDP) is a structured, 5 year rotational program allowing participants to build and sharpen their business/finance skills through on-the-job experiences and business challenges. Participants will rotate through 2-4 assignments including internal audit, financial accounting, management, mergers & acquisitions, tax, treasury, etc. The FMDP is geared to develop the next generation of finance leaders for Actuant, supporting growth objectives. Participants will be exposed to several Actuant business units and international challenges, all helping to instill a global business perspective. Working alongside Actuant leaders, participants will receive on-the-job training through coaching and mentoring during extensive rotational assignments. Participants will also build a network of peer contacts within the Actuant organization. Milwaukee, WI is home to Actuant's Corporate Offices and a number of its business units. Roles for FMDP participants will not be limited to the Milwaukee area. Actuant is a global company so there will be opportunity for FMDP roles nationally and internationally. At the conclusion of the 5 year rotation, participants will exhibit an excellent working knowledge of Actuant and its business segments through supporting growth objectives and global perspectives. Examples of opportunities following the completion of the program include but are not limited to: Accounting Manager, Assistant Controller, Financial Analyst, Internal Audit Manager, Cost Accounting Manager, and Treasury Analyst. Assignments may include exposure to some or all of the following: . Accounting process - journal entries, account analysis, balance sheet reconciliations, etc. . Business plans and analysis . Budgeting and forecasting . Internal Audit projects - Sarbanes Oxley compliance . Identify, research, and evaluate potential acquisition targets . Tax compliance . Credit/collections . Treasury analysis . Payroll functions . Business development
Job Requirements: . Bachelor's degree in accounting strongly preferred; will consider a degree in finance. . Strong academic background. . Recent college graduate. . Geographic mobility throughout the program duration is a requirement. . Business internship and/or previous business/finance experience. . Ability and desire to travel. . Strong computer skills. . Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, management and executives. . Possess high ethical standards and integrity, as well as maintain good working relationships with all employees, management and executives. . Demonstrated ability to implement process change with an orientation toward continuous improvement. . Excellent organizational skills. . Strong interpersonal and communications skills. . Demonstrated customer service orientation will be required to be successful in this position.
Next Steps? Would you enjoy working in our dynamic environment? Are you looking for an opportunity to become part of an ambitious team of finance professionals? If yes, apply online today at www.actuant.com/careers under college relations opportunities for our Finance Management Development Program. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Actuant is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, religion/creed, national origin, gender, or sex, marital status, age, disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by Federal or State law or local ordinance. Accordingly, opportunities for employment and promotion are open to all qualified applicants on the basis of their experience, aptitude and ability. Actuant will only employ those who are legally authorized to work. Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.