Location London, United Kingdom, E14 5NP
Job Type Full time
Job Id R-173474
We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results.
Mastercard 2023 Summer Internship Program (London, UK) – Finance
Apply for our Summer Internship program and spend your summer enhancing your skills, sharing your ideas and making a difference in the real world.
Who are Mastercard?
Mastercard is a technology company in the global payments business. We connect consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses worldwide and enable them to use secure and convenient electronic forms of payment. Mastercard is a driving force at the heart of commerce, enabling global transactions and bringing insight into the payments process to make commerce faster, more secure, and more valuable to everyone involved. As a critical link among financial institutions and millions of businesses, cardholders and merchants worldwide, Mastercard provides services in more than 210 countries and territories. You find more information on www.mastercardworldwide.com.
Mastercard Summer Internship Program
The Mastercard Summer Internship Program is a comprehensive program where students will gain hands on real work-life skills while having fun and contributing to a global company. As an intern, you will be challenged with completing projects that will enhance your skills as well as contribute to the department’s goals and objectives.
Across the summer, you’ll jump into experiencing work & life at Mastercard whilst gaining valuable professional experience and the opportunity to network. Successful interns also have the opportunity to secure a place of our Launch program upon graduating, which you can find out more about here.
• Challenging and impactful projects
• Networking, mentorship, and access to senior leaders
• Volunteer and team building experiences
• Participation in a global innovation challenge that could have material impact on Mastercard’s future
What you’ll do
There are a few different Finance Summer Internship opportunities in London for 2023. Please highlight if you have a particular preference in your CV and Cover Letter, otherwise based on your profile you would be matched to the role seen to best align with your skillset:
The Commercialisation Office’s mission is to commercialize new areas for Mastercard’s technology and network, by using our core competencies in new and strategic ways and partnering with leading enterprises to address global opportunities. You would support financial planning, budgeting, forecasting and long-range strategic planning, as well as performance metrics and partner with business management to achieve financial results, highlighting risks & opportunities and provide sound recommendations to achieve targets.
Financial Planning and Analysis
FP&A provide best in class financial decision support to the CFO and Presidents of the International Business at Mastercard. Collaborating across regions, finance functions and business teams, IMK FP&A delivers analysis on business performance, key trends and opportunities and risks to support the delivery of the company’s financial and strategic objectives.
Finance Business Partner
Provide support to the UK & Ireland, Nordics & Baltics finance team with a broad range of finance related responsibilities. These include the analysis of customer performance, understanding how to monitor the divisions revenue and expenses and assistance with preparing monthly financial reports.
Also assist with tasks set out by various finance teams such as reconciliations and working closely with different team members to learn more about the company.
What you’ll need
• To be available to work Full-Time between approx. Mid-June to Early-Sept
• To be a Penultimate Masters/Undergraduate Student, due to graduate no earlier than 2024
• Studying Finance & Accounting, Economics or similar
• Innovative thinking and thoughtful risk-taking.
• Ability to partner across the organization.
• Sound communication skills.
In many locations, we’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by video or phone. In addition, in our NYC offices, as required by law, only individuals who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will be permitted inside Mastercard offices unless a reasonable accommodation has been approved in advance.
Corporate Security Responsibility
All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and, therefore, it is expected that every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security and must:
- Abide by Mastercard’s security policies and practices;
- Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;
- Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and
- Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard’s guidelines