Accounting Development Program (“ADP”) Internship

  • Opportunity Profile:
    • Accounting Development Program (“ADP”) Internship Overview & Job Description
      Program Description:
      The BMS ADP Internship is a summer 2020 paid internship program (roughly a 10 to 12 week program) where rising seniors (i.e. a college junior on track to graduate after one more year of college, with a focus on local New Jersey colleges:  Rider University, Rutgers University and The College of New Jersey) seeking a bachelor’s degree in accounting can gain significant invaluable internship work experience in the BMS Global Finance community. ADP Interns are provided they opportunity to work in one of the following BMS Finance departments in central New Jersey:
      • Consolidations & Financial Reporting (“CFR”)
      • US Pharmaceuticals (“USP”) Finance
      • R&D Finance
      • Global Product Development and Supply (“GPS”) Finance
      • Business Controls Function (“BCF”)
      • Corporate Tax
      • Global Financial Services (“GFS”)
      ADP Interns will report to the ADP Program Director  throughout their summer internship program. ADP Accountants will also receive coaching from Mentors within the BMS Global Finance Community.
      Upon successful completion of the ADP summer internship program, qualified ADP Interns will return to college to complete their education and receive their degree in accounting. Successful ADP interns who are then interested in a full time ADP position to begin upon graduation, will be given consideration during the interview, evaluation and selection process for our annual pool of ADP full time positions.
      Work Experience & Development Opportunities:
      • Opportunity to work in a team environment and matrix organization to grow communication and interaction skills
      • One - on - one coaching and guidance provided by ADP Program Director as well as mentors
      • Ability to continually grow accounting skills through analyzing, assessing and concluding upon accounting issues
      • Opportunity to learn various accounting and budgeting systems like SAP and Hyperion.
      • Development of analytical skills through review of income statement and cash flow projections as compared to actual financial results
      • Development of US GAAP technical accounting skills through on the job training delivered by the BMS Technical Accounting Network (TAN)
      • Ability to work in BMS business units to gain operational experience outside of a traditional corporate finance role
      • Opportunity for networking and relationship building throughout the ADP internship program
      • Participate in BMS employee social and philanthropic activities like Town Hall Events, Community Service Events, etc.,
      ADP Internship Position Requirements:
      • Rising seniors (i.e. a college junior on track to graduate after one more year of college), seeking a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from an accredited institution with a strong GPA.
      • A US citizen or permanent US resident
      • Strong analytical skills and understanding of data analytics
      • Strong understanding of US GAAP and its application
      • Confident and clear communication skills
      • Ability to work efficiently and effectively both independently and while collaborating with small team(s)
      • Demonstrated ability to swiftly grasp new and complex business concepts
      • Strong skills in Microsoft EXCEL, POWERPOINT and WORD
      • Possess the desire and motivation to become a CPA
      • Possess interest in achieving a career path in Accounting / Finance at BMS
      • Possess cohesive writing skills
      • Ability to multi-task appropriately and adequately manage their time on a daily basis for both shorter term and longer term tasks assigned
      • Leadership potential and a commitment to integrity and professionalism