Oct 06, 2020

Financial Leadership Development Associate

  • Brunswick Corporation
  • Mettawa, IL, USA
Full time Boating/ Marine Industry Outdoor Industry Accounting Banking Entry Level Finance Intern

Job Description

It is our people behind life’s passions who will make the big difference. If you are interested in becoming part of a company that delivers market leading products, driving your own career and working with brands committed to active lifestyles, then you’ve found your fit. 

Have what it takes? Join us.


Program Overview

The Brunswick Financial Leadership Development Program (FLDP) is an intensive, two-year program, that consists of both on-the-job and formal training experiences.  Your career is what you make it, and the same goes for Brunswick’s Financial Leadership Development Program. The program is designed to provide you with the technical, business and leadership skills necessary to be successful throughout your career.  Upon completion of the program, participants will assume full-time positions within the company.

Participants will rotate to new assignments within Brunswick every six months to one-year, gaining experience across multiple Corporate Finance functions and business environments.  You will spend one twelve-month assignment at a manufacturing or division location and two six-month assignments at Corporate Headquarters.  These assignments include, but are not limited to: General Accounting, Financial Planning & Analysis, Manufacturing & Product Cost Accounting, Treasury, Financial Reporting, Mergers & Acquisitions and Internal Audit.  Successful candidates will be expected to develop a strong foundation of financial acumen, while contributing to the Company’s performance based on assigned job responsibilities.

Professional Development
Training – In addition to onboarding and training on-the-job, The Financial Leadership Development Program includes bi-annual training which involves several modules on Brunswick’s finance-related functions in addition to on-site visits to our divisions with the intent of building both your financial acumen and leadership capabilities.  You will also be exposed to leaders within the organization during these training sessions.

Networking and Exposure – you will grow, build and enhance your network as you contribute to the organization. Lasting and positive working relationships will allow you to progress in your career at Brunswick.

Mentorship – The program offers peer and leader mentoring opportunities to further develop your growth and navigate the organization.  Mentorship consists of formal and informal coaching and feedback.

Job Requirements/Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a University working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, and/or Business Analytics
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Willingness and ability to relocate          
  • Strong interpersonal, team-oriented, leadership, communication and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated leadership in academic and extracurricular activities preferred
  • Relevant prior work or internship experience preferred

About Brunswick

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) is a publicly-held company with sales of approximately $4.1 billion in 2019 and is home to the people behind life’s passions.  Our company is made up of some of the world’s leading lifestyle brands in categories such as marine propulsion, boats, and parts and accessories. While we are family to 13,000 employees around the world, three divisions in 29 countries create a local environment, with our global headquarters in the Chicago suburb of Mettawa, IL.

About our Divisions

Mercury Marine – Headquartered in Fond du Lac, Wis., Mercury Marine is a world leading manufacturer of marine propulsion systems.  A $3 billion division of Brunswick Corporation, Mercury designs, manufactures and distributes engines, services and parts for recreational, commercial and government marine applications, empowering boaters with products that are easy to use, extremely reliable and backed by the most dedicated customer support in the world with 10,000 service points globally.  Mercury’s industry-leading brand portfolio includes Mercury outboard engines; Mercury MerCruiser sterndrive and inboard packages; Mercury global parts and accessories including propellers, and Mercury and Quicksilver parts and oils. More information is available at mercurymarine.com. 

Brunswick Boat Group – Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., the Brunswick Boat Group is among the largest maker of pleasure boats in the world, with sales exceeding $1.4 billion. The Brunswick Boat Group is a manufacturer and marketer of Sea Ray and Bayliner pleasure boats; Boston Whaler offshore fishing boats; Crestliner, Lowe, Lund, Princecraft, and Harris aluminum fishing, deck and pontoon boats. 

Brunswick Business Acceleration – Headquartered in Mettawa, Ill., Business Acceleration is the newest unit of the Company, and includes the Boating Services Network, Freedom Boat Club, NAUTIC-ON, OnBoard Boating Club and Rentals.  It is also responsible for Brunswick’s i-Jet innovation lab at the University of Illinois as well as the Company’s joint ventures with TechNexus that include Streem, Anglr and CatchCo.

The Advanced Systems Group consists of the eleven leading Power Products brands, including CZone, Mastervolt, and Promariner, in addition to the Attwood Group of businesses with its industry-leading brands, including Attwood, Garelick, MotorGuide, and Whale. It also includes NAUTIC-ON, a connected boat technology and marine monitoring system. All are supported by a comprehensive, industry-leading systems design and integration capability. 


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Company Address

26125 N, Riverwoods Blvd #500, Mettawa, IL 60045

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