JOB PURPOSE This internship will provide analytical support for the Costa Rica site. This role’s primary focus will be to work closely with the operations teams to track key performance indicators, analyze business trends and provide regular management reporting. This role will also provide support for the Commercial and G&A teams onsite and will also work in conjunction with the Corporate FP&A team to support the regular cadence of estimates, forecasts and the annual operating plan. The candidate should possess strong modeling and analytical skills and have a solid knowledge of accounting principles. MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES • Manage the forecast cycles with the business partners. Review and rationalize the financial inputs for the annual operating plan and monthly forecasts, ensuring financial plans are linked with corporate objectives, and ensuring all inputs/assumptions are clearly documented and deadlines are effectively met. Provide all relevant bridges between financial forecasts to ensure changes are understood and make business sense. • Work closely with business partners in creating a complete and comprehensive metrics package, including both financial and operational metrics. Define the metric, identify the data sources and owners, and outline the cadence for publication. Maintain the historical trends and provide context for current trajectories. • Prepare relevant journal entries and accruals for month-end close. • Provide actual vs forecast variance analysis and commentary for budget managers and management reporting. • Assist in the preparation of financial slides for the management team. • Work with the appropriate business partner in automating reports/processes and strengthen current work-flow processes. • Work closely with Sr. Mgr Finance System & Reporting and GL Manager in automating current reports. • Provide ad hoc financial analysis as needed. SKILLS /COMPETENCIES Normally requires: • Strong analytical and communication skills. • Ability to prepare and analyze P&L components, with related financial metrics. • Ability to provide recommendations and present them effectively. • Ability to work with minimal direction and supervision • Success with engaging in multiple initiatives simultaneously with flexibility and agility, along with good business acumen and excellent organizational skills. • Possess a strong sense of integrity, commitment to details, and an intensity to meet requirements on a timely basis. • Strong database query skills. • Expert in MS Excel and building complex financial models LANGUAGES • Ideally fluent English.