Finance Co-op (Summer 2022)

Finance Co-Op

The Hershey Company is seeking to fill multiple Co-Op positions across a variety of functions within our Finance organization.

The Co-op positions require a full-time (40 hours / week) commitment for 12 weeks in Summer 2022 followed by either FT (40 hours / week) or PT (15-20 hours / week) commitment during the Fall Semester. Performance will be calibrated throughout the duration of the Co-Op opportunity. Successful Co-Ops may be considered for full time employment after completion of their college degree.

Potential areas / departments that will be hiring Co-Op candidates include:

US Sales Finance
  • Provides analysis, commentaries, and supporting schedules that detail & summarize the financial performance of customers
  • Communicate with sales representatives and independently follow up on their requests
  • Use a business warehouse application in support of the trade promotion process and analysis activities
  • Leverages productivity tools to compile data into actionable formats that influence smart decisions
  • Assists Sales Finance personnel and customer teams to build their annual plan
  • Assists Sales Finance Analysts, Senior Analysts and Managers in their monthly close activities
  • Engage in aspects of customer waste reduction initiatives


Corporate FP&A
  • 2023 Plan preparation; template optimization
  • 2023 Benefit Book headcount preparation
  • SG&A process documentation on forecasting and actual results
  • Create a process and tool to audit Miscellaneous Expenses every month


The successful candidate will exhibit / possess:
  • Strong communication, critical thinking / analytical, and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated leadership and academic achievement in student and extracurricular activities
  • High level of integrity
  • Business and interpersonal maturity
  • Attention to detail
  • Adaptability
  • Customer service orientation
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products: Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Word


Minimum Education Requirements:
  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program, entering your Junior or Senior year as of Summer 2022; majors in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration and Economics are highly preferred
  • Preference will be given to students with a GPA of 3.2 or higher


Additional Requirements:
  • Reliable transportation to and from work, and ability to commute to or relocate to Hershey, PA for the duration of the Co-Op assignment

The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The policy of The Hershey Company is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other categories protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veterans