Essilor of America, Inc. (Essilor) competes in the dynamic and growing consumer durables/medical devices/healthcare industry, as the leading manufacturer and wholesaler of prescription lenses in the United States. Its subsidiary, Essilor Laboratories of America, Inc., (Essilor Laboratories) owns the largest and most comprehensive optical laboratory network in the United States. Essilor USA is a subsidiary of Paris-based Essilor International, S.A., a publicly held company traded on the Euronext Paris stock exchange (Reuters:ESSI.PA). The mission of Essilor is to “improve lives by improving sight”.
Research, product innovation and service to the eye-care professional distinguish Essilor from its competitors and characterize Essilor as the world leader in ophthalmic optics. Essilor is committed to the research and development of innovative products, and the company continues to set new standards within the industry. As a result, Essilor has been recognized as one the World’s Most Innovative Companies for five years in a row by Forbes Magazine, and most recently has been listed as one of the top 51 companies that will change the world by Fortune Magazine.
Essilor is committed to developing the industry’s best eyeglass lenses and marketing practices. We are passionate about what we do: bringing the most visionary lens technology and the most recommended lens brands to eye care professionals and consumers across the globe. As the creator and founding member of a variety of global and local initiatives focused on building public awareness about the important of vision health, leading the research and understanding of the socio-economic impacts of vision issues, and bringing vision care into under-privileged communities, Essilor and its employees strive daily to “improve lives by improving sight”.
JOB DESCRIPTION: ESSILOR SUMMER FINANCE INTERN FOR UNDERGRADUATES
Essilor seeks thoughtful undergraduate talent from varied disciplines such as Business, Economics with an affinity to work in a global company based in Dallas, TX. Our 12-week undergraduate Summer Intern Program provides students the opportunity to participate in on-the-job training, access to mentors, and educational opportunities. Students may be given the opportunity to work as a part of a cross functional project team and are expected to use project management skills to execute multiple project tasks simultaneously. The intern will assist in activities relevant to the development and execution of Finance strategies and plans. This will include being involved in one or many of the following areas: General Ledger-Accounting, Audit and Business Analysis. Students will document project work in a formal report and/or presentation at the conclusion of the internship.
The successful candidate will show signs of leadership capabilities; while also exhibiting the below aptitudes:
Must be creative and have solid analytical skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to multitask and prioritize
Self-starter and with a proactive approach to problem-solving
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated computer knowledge: Microsoft Office
MINIMUM CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS:
Current undergraduate degree in process (Junior or Senior year) or successful completion of University degree. Intern hiring decisions are based on your qualifications as exhibited in your past work/internship experience, and extracurricular activities. This position may lead to fulltime hire subject to a fully successful completion of the internship program.