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Sandy Springs
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Accounting Analyst Co-op in Finance & Operations

Accounting Analyst Co-op in Finance & Operations

Job Description

AI, Cloud, Blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT)—IBM does more than just create these smart technologies. We are helping hundreds of businesses “put smart to work” across all fields, from cybersecurity and supply chain to farming and the arts.

Get to know IBM:

The IBM Finance & Operations organization is a data and results oriented team responsible for driving enterprise performance and transformation. We are the financial stewards of the enterprise delivering IBM’s financial strategy, developing new business models, and helping IBMers work smarter.

IBM is seeking to fill co-op positions in IBM Accounting. Our co-op model allows students the competitive opportunity to work as an Accounting Analyst beyond a 10-week internship program. During this 6-month assignment, you will gain a unique and in-depth understanding of how our global business operates. Co-ops lead a group called ‘BlueWaves’ and are exposed to a network of executives, peers and IBMers worldwide.

Specific roles and responsibilities will vary with the individual positions. However, you will be expected to analyze and interpret large volumes of data and report your financial analysis findings. You will be immersed in the operations of your assigned area and exposed to many aspects of the business and many of the basic functions of the company. Your work will help identify recommendations necessary for IBM to continue to be the world’s most essential corporation.

Are you eager to learn from others? Are you open to new ideas?  Do you enjoy collaborating globally, using data analytics to provide actionable insights and have a passion to drive innovation? Then we ask you: are you ready to join the company that has become essential to the world, driven by that same passion?

  • Prepare and report the company's financial performance using Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (U.S. GAAP)
  • Operate as a trusted business advisor by providing meaningful analysis of financial data
  • Evaluate and advise on complex technical accounting issues
  • Ensure high standards of control over financial reporting
  • Be exposed to vast opportunities to develop accounting expertise, financial acumen, and leadership skills
  • Perform Ad-hoc requests as needed
IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for these positions now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • A deep understanding of the 3 financial statements and how they are intertwined
  • Proficient Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint Skills
  • Previous internship experience preferred but not required
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment and collaborate with others not on direct team
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be able to work 40+ hours per week throughout the course of the 6-month coop
  • Enrolled in a Master's degree program

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience


EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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