FLIR Systems Corporate Finance Intern in Wilsonville, Oregon

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At FLIR, we have a simple but ambitious mission: to develop market-leading thermal and sensing technologies which enhance everyday life. From saving energy, to saving lives FLIR is making a real difference in our world.Our products are used in a wide array of situations to rescue people in danger, detect criminals, conserve energy, navigate safely, provide security around the globe, and protect our environment.

We are looking for individuals who thrive on making an impact and want the excitement of being on a team that wins.

Job Description

Job SummaryThe Corporate Finance Intern reports to the Assistant Corporate Controller and will work closely with the Global Accounting and Financial teams on various monthly close and reporting tasks as well as corporate projects. Internship Learning Objectives: The desired outcome of each internship experience is to gain practical experience in a professional environment. Our responsibility is to guide motivated, career driven students and strengthen their understanding of the business atmosphere with the objective of providing an atmosphere that encourages the development of specific skill sets that will enhance the students’ value to future employers. The learning objectives associated with this internship included, but are not limited to the following:

  • Gain insight into professionalism within an accounting organization of a publicly listed technology company.

  • Learn methods of analyzing the general ledger and how information is integrated into the financial statements.

  • Develop techniques to reconcile accounting on the general ledger and how to resolve discrepancies.

  • Gain an understanding of the accounting systems and the monthly accounting and reporting cycle.

  • Gain a further understanding of the Sarbanes Oxley audit requirements and assist management with documentation needed to test the operating effectiveness of various internal controls.

  • Learn the process of documenting work performed on projects and communicating effectively with supervisors and other company personnel.

  • Develop a skill set of gathering questions and asking appropriate personnel for assistance.

  • Develop skills required to interact with other professionals at varying levels throughout the company.

  • Develop time management skills and the ability to be responsible for more than one project at a time.


  • Financial reporting; compile and distribute management reports

  • Financial analysis and accounting; assist with monthly close procedures

  • Internal controls evaluation; update and execute an internal audit test plan

  • Research; ad-hoc technical accounting and reporting research projects

  • Accounting systems; assist with Blackline close task module implementation project

  • New Accounting requirements; assist with new Lease accounting implementation project

  • Foreign Currency Revaluation policy and procedures; research, update and execute FX policy and procedures


  • Current MBA student

  • Pursuing undergrad degree in Accounting or Finance with graduation date in 2019

FLIR and all of our employees are committed to conducting business with the highest ethical standards. We require all employees to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and regulatory orders. Our reputation for honesty, integrity and high ethics is as important to us as our reputation for making innovative sensing solutions.

FLIR is an equal opportunity employer.

FLIR Systems, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes technologies that enhance perception and awareness. We bring innovative sensing solutions into daily life through our thermal imaging systems, visible-light imaging systems, locator systems, measurement and diagnostic systems, and advanced threat detection systems.

FLIR Systems offers a fast-paced, dynamic environment that provides for a challenging career and the ability to achieve professional growth. It is the talent of our employees that sets us apart as the technology and market leader in the infrared community.