Finance Intern

Portland, OR, United States
Mar 30, 2021
Administration, Finance
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Schrödinger's mission is to revolutionize drug discovery and materials science through the use of breakthrough computational software. We are currently looking for a full-time, paid Finance Intern to join our team based in Portland, Oregon for the summer of 2021.

Our Finance team comprises over 20 professionals involved in a broad range of functional areas, including revenue accounting, general accounting, order management, financial planning and analysis, internal controls, equity plan management and payroll. The intern will have the opportunity to gain experience in the financial planning and analysis group, and learn how it works within the Finance team and drives decision-making for a publicly-traded life sciences, material sciences and software development company.

Who will love this job:
  • An undergraduate or graduate student who is looking to learn corporate financial planning & analysis through a hands-on experience at a publicly-traded tech company
  • An individual who has a passion for technological solutions and is excited by the opportunity to gain exposure to a leading biotech and software business
  • A problem-solver who enjoys uncovering data to tell a story and finding the best solution for the circumstance
  • A creative thinker who is ready to learn new skills and best practices

What You'll Do:
  • Contribute meaningful research and analysis that will improve decision-making by Finance leadership
  • Assist in consolidating information to help management better understand the business
  • Assist and sometimes lead process-improvement projects that will drive more accurate, efficient, and informed financial projections
  • Monitor key performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing the root causes of variances to deliver valuable insight and recommendations
  • Work closely with other areas of the Finance organization by performing analysis and delivering information as requested

What you'll need:
  • Entering final year of bachelor or master's degree program in Accounting, Finance, or other applicable field
  • Experience with Microsoft and/or Google suites (Excel/Sheets, PowerPoint/Slides, etc.)
  • Basic knowledge of accounting and finance principles
  • Great verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to be work independently and as part of a team environment

Pay and perks:

Schrödinger understands it's people that make a company great. We have catered meals in the office every day and a company culture that is relaxed but engaged. Our Administrative and Human Resources departments also plan a myriad of fun company-wide events.

Like all internships at Schrödinger, this position is paid.

Sound exciting? Apply today and join us!

As an equal opportunity employer, Schrödinger hires outstanding individuals into every position in the company. People who work with us have a high degree of engagement, a commitment to working effectively in teams, and a passion for the company's mission. We place the highest value on creating a safe environment where our employees can grow and contribute, and refuse to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious belief, sex, age, disability, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, partnership status, caregiver status, sexual and reproductive health decisions, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. To us, "diversity" isn't just a buzzword, but an important element of our core principles and key business practices. We believe that diverse companies innovate better and think more creatively than homogenous ones because they take into account a wide range of viewpoints. For us, greater diversity doesn't mean better headlines or public images - it means increased adaptability and profitability.