Finance/Accounting Leadership and Development Program

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POST DATE 8/11/2016
END DATE 10/27/2016

Rexnord Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee, WI
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Job Classification
Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


The Company

Rexnord is a $2 billion multi-platform diversified global industrial company. Within our platforms, we serve a wide array of growing, global end markets by offering the broadest, most reliable product portfolios and trusted brands in our industries. Within Process & Motion Control, we design, manufacture, market and service specified, highly engineered mechanical components used within complex systems where our customers reliability requirements and the cost of failure or downtime are extremely high. Within Water Management, we design, procure, manufacture and market products that provide and enhance water quality, safety, flow control and conservation, in which customers specify our products due to performance, life cycle and project cost, and our service levels. Founded in 1892, Rexnord is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.A. and employs approximately 7,400 associates worldwide. For more information about the company visit

Program Objective & Description

Our objective is to organically develop talent within the Accounting and Finance function in Rexnord to support our business prospectively. Participants will develop a business oriented, cross functional understanding of Rexnord while learning the fundamentals within accounting and finance. The programs focus is on building the core business and technical skills needed to create the foundation for a successful career. It is a progressive and challenging program that provides associates a breadth of unique experiences in various aspects of accounting and finance that will shape you into the leaders of the future.

The LDP candidate will have a financial leader or mentor associated with each rotation and will be assigned to projects and will be held accountable for his/her work.

Program Design:

o 2 year assignment with unique business rotations
o Corporate Finance
o Internal Audit
o General Accounting
o Financial Planning & Analysis
o Operational Accounting
o Business Development


Develop a broad based understanding of accounting and finance that allows the candidate to gain the knowledge and skill base to contribute to the success of our business.

Learn about a culture of continuous improvement and how that drives superior shareholder and customer value.
Work to understand complex functional situations by paying attention to the details of the tasks at hand and by breaking them down into smaller pieces.
Proactively develop and maintain broad knowledge of the technical disciplines in own functional area(s) and applies broad knowledge of trends.
Measure and evaluate the effectiveness of protocols, programs or deliverables, compares measurement results to expectations/standards.
Evaluate alternative solutions/decisions in light of the potential impact on the internal/external customer, understands the resource implications of solutions and makes recommendations in adherence to governance.


Excellent academic record with a Bachelors degree in Accounting

GPA of 3.2 or higher

Relevant internship experience

In the process of obtaining CPA/CMA certification

Travel up to 30%

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Strong leadership, communication and analytical skills

Established work ethic and ambition

Keen understanding that high performing teams are what drive results

Proficient in planning and organizing time to effectively and efficiently achieve objectives.

Exercise logic and reasoning to make sound decisions in support of the customers and businesses.


Competitive Salary

Matching 401(k) contribution

Exceptional Benefits

Medical Insurance

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Short-Term Disability Insurance

Long-Term Disability Insurance

Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

Life Insurance

Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent Care)

Educational Reimbursement

Matching Gift Program

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Minority/Veteran/Disabled