Cognex Corporation Natick , MA 01760
Cognex is the global leader in the exciting and growing field of machine vision. With over $800 million of cash in the bank and no debt, we are a financially strong international company with a culture that maintains the fast paced, creative environment of a startup. Our employees, proudly called "Cognoids," take their work seriously, but don't take themselves seriously. Our Work Hard, Play Hard, Move Fast culture recognizes our employees for their innovation, perseverance and hard work in a fun, rewarding, and quirky environment.
Our Finance organization oversees financial planning and reporting, as well as ensures processes meet the needs of our business. Cognex is a global, publicly-traded manufacturer and marketer of advanced integrated technology products whose 2017 annual revenue grew to over $700 million. We have an excellent team with members who have gained diversified experience during their tenure in the company.
Cognex is looking for motivated undergraduates to join our Finance Development Program (FDP) and begin their career as a Cognoid. The program consists of four six month rotations in various areas in Finance. The rotations will incorporate planning, analysis, reporting, accounting and other ad hoc projects. Management will provide career development planning, mentoring, networking opportunities, and detailed performance feedback.
Analyze booking, revenue, and margin trends
Plan and analyze department expenses
Provide data analytics utilizing SAP and Business Intelligence tools
Prepare monthly/quarterly reports for Senior management package
Propose and implement process improvements
Provide financial support for ad hoc business unit projects
Participate in the "Finance Fun Committee" to plan department outings
Cross functional exposure
International assignment opportunities
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Eager to Work hard, Play hard, Move fast!
Enthusiasm for learning new financial skills, business, and product knowledge
A team player with the ability to work independently
Self-starter who demonstrates confidence working cross functionally
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must
Minimum education and work experience required:
A Bachelor's Degree in either Accounting or Finance is required
3.2 minimum cumulative GPA
Internship experience is a plus
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.