This internship position will be a part of the Finance & Accounting team. Responsible for supporting Accounting Directors in preparing journal entries and reconciliations, analyzing results, and managing daily accounting operations that ensure appropriate controls and reporting. This position will provide the intern visibility to the staff within the Finance & Accounting division as well as the operational staff across the business units. In this position, the candidate will have the opportunity to demonstrate and develop analytical skills while learning about the diverse business units within Walgreens.
Walgreens Accounting Internship openings at our corporate office in Deerfield, IL for the following areas:
- Retail Pharmacy Accounting
- Internal Audit
- Corporate Accounting
- Shared Services
Project work will differ in each area depending on business needs, and all interns will participate in the Corporate Internship Programming.
The program is designed to provide you with a full experience as to what your career within Walgreens could look like. We position you to succeed with training, exposure to the business, social activities, mentorship, a case competition, and performance management sessions for your continued growth and development.
Provides support to the Accounting Directors in the accounting and reporting for the specified divisions.
Analyzes results and develops explanations for key variances.
Automates some of the reports within the Division.
Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. More than 10 million customers interact with Walgreens each day in communities across America, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. Walgreens operates 8,175 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Walgreens omnichannel business includes Walgreens.com. Approximately 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services.
As the neighborhood drugstore and retailer, our goal is to make health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment, and be a part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, team members and the communities we all call home.
- Currently enrolled in a Bachelors or Masters degree program.
Will be graduating and available for full time employment no later than June 2021.
Majoring in Accounting, Finance, or Economics.
Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Office Suite (Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
- Possesses a GPA of 3.2.
Experience in Retail.