Step Up to Leadership Internship Program 2022 - Financial Associate Analyst - HQ

Location US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 4 days ago(1/14/2022 2:30 PM)
Finance and Accounting
Employment Type


The people of Aramark proudly serve millions of guests every day through food, facilities, and uniform services in 19 countries around the world. Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you’re pursuing — a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work — our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


Program Overview

Aramark’s Step Up to Leadership (S2L) Paid Internship Program targets motivated college underclassmen and rising seniors who are eager to gain valuable business skills and leadership experience. The S2L Program is designed to provide students with key experiences, expertise, and resources to help position them competitively for full-time positions post-graduation.


S2L interns gain relevant work experience, mentorship from industry leaders, and professional training to help them pursue what matters to them, both personally and professionally. Throughout the course of this premiere internship program, interns have the unique opportunity to take on leadership roles within Aramark while participating in structured program activities and development exercises.


Opportunities within the S2L program are focused in seven Career Tracks within our business and provide key milestone experiences specific to each Career Track.


The S2L Program also offers a series of professional development trainings to supplement the learning that occurs trough structured account experiences and on-the-job learning. S2L interns can expect:


  • A paid 10–12-week experience
  • Career readiness training & coaching
  • Direct engagement with peers, mentors, and managers
  • Professional network & personal brand development
  • Structured career path conversations and learning development programs in preparation for potential full-time placement


Aramark’s S2L Program is committed to fostering communities rooted in service, inclusion, and shared prosperity, empowering all individuals to make an impact!


Corporate Functions Career Track

The massive scale of our business and a variety of roles offer you endless ways to grow. At Aramark, we thrive on building cross-functional relationships, which means you’ll enjoy opportunities that encourage you to explore different functions and industries. Whether you’re interested in finance, marketing, human resources, information technology, or another area, the S2L Corporate Functions Career Track will allow you to pursue a business-oriented path and allow you the unique chance to launch a fast track to success.


What You’ll Be Doing

The Financial Associate Analyst, Tax Intern, is responsible for assisting with a variety of federal, state, and local income tax compliance and accounting. Assists in responding to notices, audits, and other tax issues. Exposure to all IT and software aspects of working in tax and accounting. Opportunity to participate in large scale strategic tax planning to see how tax drives value for a large multinational. Great introduction to corporate finance and taxation, as well as fulfilling mentorship from corporate staff.


Core Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Prepares income tax compliance at federal, state, and local levels, ensuring consistency with tax and regulatory requirements. Assist in larger calculations including fixed assets, credits and incentives, and accounting method changes.
  • Participates in accounting for income taxes, including compliance with ASC 740 (FAS 109), tracking tax attributes, FIN 48 calculations, and financial statement footnote disclosures.
  • Identifies and implements tax process improvements.
  • Executes appropriate internal controls over accounting and reporting for income taxes and compliance with Sarbanes Oxley.
  • Participates in IRS federal and state income tax examinations and notice responses.
  • Identifies and addresses tax issues in multiple areas (acquisitions, divestitures, federal, state) and communicates risks appropriately
  • Reviews tax implications of new transactions, including tax structure, tax due diligence, risk evaluation, planning and implementation.
  • Determines cash tax forecasts and strategies for IRS/state deposit purposes
  • Coordinates international tax accounting and reporting.




What Makes You Right for This Role

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program at a 4-year college or university - All majors welcomed; Eligible candidates must be graduating after August 2022.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills are required.
  • Must work well in both team and individualized tasks.
  • Leadership skills, inclusive of supervisory responsibilities, team lead in a club/organization, and/or project management.
  • The ability to communicate in an appropriate, clear, and concise manner with customers, clients, employees and leadership.
  • Dynamic working skills to handle change and ambiguity in a fast-paced environment
  • Budget responsibilities or inventory management experience a plus.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, which may include nights, weekends or holidays according to business need.
  • Experience with and knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by Aramark for this position now or in the future.
  • Aramark does not offer housing with the exception of our remote Aramark Destinations locations.


What’s in It for You

  • Exposure to a fast-paced, professional, and encouraging culture at the heart of culinary innovation
  • A chance to work and network with industry leaders at a Fortune 200 company 
  • High level of access to supervisors, mentors, and significant feedback throughout the program
  • Becoming part of an international team with a heightened focus on service, hospitality, inclusion, and sustainability
  • Cross-functional collaboration and experience across teams and departments 
  • A premiere internship program designed to develop the future leaders of Aramark and competitively position you for employment post-graduation



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