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2022 US Internship MBA/Masters- Finance Corporate

Creating the future of sport inspires our work every single day. We’re always on the lookout for talented new students. Always learning, always improving. Curiosity keeps us growing both as a company and as individuals. Come test your strengths, broaden your skills, share your input and pursue your passion with an internship at our team. 
Are you ready to #ownthegame with us? Are you ready to put the books aside and get hands-on experiences? Here is your chance to join the best sports brand in the world.
An internship at adidas provides you with a unique opportunity to apply what you have learned at university, use your knowledge in practice and live your passion for sports
  • These will be a mix of supporting, participating, driving, facilitating, managing, evaluating and measuring any of the following projects and activities that our North America Corporate Finance team are responsible for:
  • Identify and lead process improvements of existing processes as assigned to reduce and minimize manual tasks to enable compliance with our overall global deadlines
  • Support IT/Business Development/Global related project requests for various Finance Teams as needed
  • Ownership of month end close activities including journal entry preparation, reviews of balance sheet reconciliations, and/or other close activities as needed to ensure the accuracy of the Company’s financial statements
  • Support the documentation and assessment of technical accounting matters 
  • Support the yearly completion of the Internal Controls Testing phase with proper documentation of test results to measure the effectiveness of internal processes
  • Facilitate ad hoc requests for various Finance Teams as needed
  • Knowledge of accounting & controlling activities
  • Advanced skills in Excel. Strongly proficient skills in Access, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Desire and ability to work closely and collaboratively with members of the NAM Finance team and cross-functional business partners
  • SAP experience a plus
  • Detail oriented and the ability to manage multiple priorities to accomplish assignments simultaneously under tight timelines; and a high degree of accuracy are all essential
  • Demonstrate a digital mindset and the ability to use different resources and digital tools to drive automation and standardization
  • Strong project management and process management skills
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information in a professional manner
  • Must be extremely proactive, have strong initiative and be self-motivated
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from senior executives, stakeholders and cross functional business leaders
  • Must be adaptable, flexible, and able to deal with ambiguity in an ever-changing environment while maintaining a positive attitude
  • Excellent analytical, written, oral, organizational 
  • Enrolled in a full-time MBA for the whole duration of the internship.
  • Anticipated graduation date is between December 2022 and August 2023
  • 4+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Eligible to work in the US without restrictions.
  • Available to participate in our full-time internship program from end of May/June to August 2022
adidas requires all US based employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved accommodation.  Proof of vaccination is required. adidas is an equal opportunity employer and will consider requests for accommodation in accordance with all relevant laws. 
On April 19, we launched Impossible Is Nothing, our biggest brand campaign. We are rebellious optimists driven by action to shape a better future together. We see the world with possibilities where others only see the impossible. 
Instead of a cover letter, please submit a 1-page PDF answering the following prompt: Show us who you are and what “impossible is nothing” means to you. This is your chance to think outside the box, show adidas your authentic self and what makes you passionate about joining the Brand. The only requirement is that the adidas 1-Pager is submitted as a PDF. It can be in any format such as print, visual, written, digital, a link, etc.
The Internship Program includes the following elements to round out the work you do with your team on a day-to-day basis: 
  • Intern Orientation
  • Speaker Series with business leadership
  • Cross-Functional opportunity
  • Social Activities
  • Networking
NOTE: The application for a 2022 internship will close on Monday January 31, 2022. We will not accept any late applications. You will receive confirmation that your application has been received and we will communicate your status after the application closes in February. Thank you for your patience while we review your candidacy!

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