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Finance Leadership Development Program (FLDP) Summer 2024

Financial Leadership Development Program (FLDP) Intern – Summer 2024

  • Michael Owens Way, Perrysburg, OH 43551, USA
  • Intern
  • Department: Finance
  • Location: Perrysburg

Company Description

To be the leading producer of glass bottles and jars worldwide you need passion, commitment and innovation baked into the very fabric of a business and its people. For more than 120 years, our glass makers have honed their craft—channeling their creativity into more than 1,800 patents held today. When you join O-I you become part of that story.

O-I has more than a century of experience crafting pure, sustainable, brand-building glass packaging for many of the world’s best-known food and beverage brands. We are proud to provide high quality glass packaging for beer, wine, spirits, food, non-alcoholic beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. We are dedicated to make what matters to shape a healthier, more sustainable and more exciting world. We transform the industry to make glass more relevant and more accessible to more people.

Job Description

Scope & Impact:

This program is designed to prepare and identify candidates for our full-time positions in the Financial Leadership Development Program. Ultimately, the Financial Leadership Development Program (FLDP) is designed to prepare individuals for leadership roles in accounting and finance at O-I. In order to achieve maximum personal growth and professional exposure through your internship experience, you will rotate through areas including: Internal Audit, Corporate Finance, Treasury, Global Tax, and our North American Division. Regardless of where you start, you are sure to find challenge and opportunity.

 Reporting Relationships:

The position reports to the Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis.

 During the internship, you’ll:

  • Learn about the interdependencies among the various financial roles at O-I, helping you identify where in the organization you’d like to contribute.
  • Be exposed to meaningful projects and mentorship opportunities in some of the following areas:
    • Internal Audit:
      • Validating management testing associated with the Sarbanes-Oxley internal control requirements while participating in the execution of a plant, division, or corporate audits.
      • Participate in the planning and execution of various audit projects with the objectives of assessing the design and effectiveness of internal controls and validating the accuracy of account balances.
    • Corporate Finance:
      • Assist in performing work involving compilation, consolidation and analysis of financial data.
      • This may include any or all of the following: maintaining ledgers, preparation of journal entries, fixed assets, inventory accounting, assisting in the preparation of financial statements, and cost accounting.
    • North America Accounting:
      • Work closely with the divisional accountants on the financial aspects of the operation.
      • Specific duties may vary throughout the assignment, but may include any or all of the following: maintaining ledgers, preparation of journal entries, fixed assets, inventory accounting, cost accounting, month-end and year-end closing, and monthly Sarbanes-Oxley reporting/execution.
    • Global Tax:
      • Assist with various tax planning projects designed to reduce O-I's overall effective tax rate.
      • Operate tax software programs in order to assist with tax-related tasks such as preparing Federal, State, Property, and International tax returns.
      • Other duties may include account reconciliations, tax research, maintenance of tax compliance forms, and preparation of tax schedules.
    • Treasury:
      • Assist our Treasury Analysts in preparing bank reconciliations, financial analysis and research, monthly investment analysis and reporting, capital structure analysis, and providing support to daily cash management including cash transfer execution.

 The FLDP Intern should have:

  • Team focus – be skilled at building partnerships and enjoy collaborating and building relationships as you work toward a common goal.
  • Analytical skills and be solutions oriented; able to analyze data and interpret results to make decisions
  • Flexible and organized work style to manage multiple projects simultaneously; ability to adapt in fast-changing environment
  • Natural curiosity and desire to learn
  • High level of motivation and ability to work independently
  • Willingness to relocate – relocation is required upon completion of training for full time position (financial assistance provided by O-I)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills


  • Pursuing a business degree with an Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration, or Management major with a strong GPA.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English. Foreign language skills are a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). Experience in other software programs and/or ERP systems (SAP) is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and assignments to meet objectives.
  • Targeted graduation range: August 2024 to May 2025

 What we offer at O-I:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Opportunity for future growth and advancement
  • Supportive teams to help you grow and learn new skills
  • Challenging assignments
  • Professional networking opportunities
  • Regular performance feedback