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Finance Intern (Summer 2024)

Vertiv designs, builds and services critical infrastructure that enables vital applications for data centers, communication networks and commercial and industrial facilities. We support today’s growing mobile and cloud computing markets with a portfolio of power, thermal and infrastructure management solutions.

We offer unsurpassed global scale and broad expertise, built from our heritage as Emerson Network Power.  And now as Vertiv, we match industry leadership with the focus and spirit of a startup.

Responsibilities could include:

  • Prepare detailed accounting & finance analysis as required to support ongoing evaluation of business unit financial performance and financial forecast activities
  • Contribute to the reporting commitments of the finance function to its various stakeholders and internal customers
  • Identify process improvements (reporting, template creation, standard work) to streamline the work of our finance and accounting teams
  • Perform month end accounting tasks to ensure complete, proper & accurate general ledger close in timely manner and all accounting transactions are recorded in accordance with U.S. GAAP and Vertiv policies and procedures
  • Use trend analysis and other tools to identify cost savings or margin improvement opportunities and work with business partners to realize those opportunities
  • Prepare business cases and other financial models to support new product development and other strategic initiatives
  • Assist in completion of special projects and ad-hoc analyses
  • Other duties as assigned

Desired Qualifications:

  • Required:  Currently pursuing degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field 
  • Required:  Must be a rising Senior (completed Junior year)
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite: Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Ability to apply critical thinking to solve unique problems and make sound judgments
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, communication and teaming skills
  • Profoundly inquisitive with the desire to consistently exceed expectations
  • Self-starter and motivator, ability to remain focused and on task with limited direction
  • Continuous improvement mindset


  • This position is based at the Vertiv Corporate office in Westerville, OH (Columbus, OH)

The successful candidate will embrace Vertiv’s Core Principals & Behaviors to help execute our Strategic Priorities.  

OUR CORE PRINCIPALS:  SafetyIntegrityRespectTeamworkDiversity & Inclusion.


  • Own It
  • Act With Urgency
  • Foster a Customer-First Mindset
  • Think Big and Execute
  • Lead by Example
  • Drive Continuous Improvement
  • Learn and Seek Out Development


  • Customer Focus
  • Operational Excellence
  • High-Performance Culture
  • Innovation
  • Financial Strength


At Vertiv, we offer the stability of a global leader in a growing industry and the opportunity of a startup. We design, manufacture and service the mission-critical infrastructure technologies for vital applications in data centers, communication networks and commercial and industrial environments. With $5.0 billion in revenue, a strong customer base and global reach in nearly 70 countries, our move to establish a standalone business enables us to deliver greater value to our customers and create new opportunities for our people.


Vertiv is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We promote equal opportunities for all with respect to hiring, terms of employment, mobility, training, compensation, and occupational health, without discrimination as to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy status (including childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression (including transgender status or sexual stereotypes), genetic information, citizenship status, national origin, protected veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request help by sending an email to

Work Authorization

No calls or agencies please. Vertiv will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.