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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 10/27/2016

Lenovo Raleigh, NC

Raleigh, NC
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Position Description

Lenovo's fundamental belief is that life rewards those who Never Stand Still. Every day, every employee at Lenovo is focused on moving forward, rejecting traditional limits, and always seeking a better way. Through our Entry Level Talent Program, Lenovo is developing career minded millennials to drive the next generation in technology. University graduates who have a passion for technology and an aptitude for success are encouraged to apply.

Lenovo is currently seeking Finance & Accounting undergraduates to fill positions in the Global Finance Talent Program (GFTP). GFTP is an accelerated career development program that recruits top university graduates who have both a passion for technology and a strong aptitude for finance. Consisting of two 12-month rotations in key Finance positions at Lenovo locations globally, GFTP affords new graduates the opportunity to develop their professional finance skills and business acumen while gaining valuable work experience, learning how to operate in a multi-cultural Fortune 500 company, and making important contributions to Lenovo's global business.

GFTP is one of the most powerful ways that Lenovo is building its global Finance talent pipeline. We are seeking motivated, talented, and ambitious individuals who want to change the world with innovative technology and build a long-term career at Lenovo. There are multiple positions available in our key Finance organization locations in Raleigh, Hong Kong, and Beijing. The start date for the program will be July 2017.


This is a full-time, permanent position with a dedicated, two-year development program which includes:

A comprehensive on-boarding and training plan focused on strengthening core financial and accounting skills in the fast-paced, competitive world of technology

Two 12-month rotations as a Financial Analyst in key Finance functions (e.g. Accounting, Group Control, Internal Audit, Business Group Finance, GEO Finance, etc.) to establish a strong foundation of corporate accounting and finance knowledge with application to a variety of businesses including PCs, mobile phones, servers, and cloud products, and a deep understanding of a wide range of customers in both commercial and consumer segments

A group project using insight gained from the first job rotation to apply to the second rotation and make an impactful change to Lenovo

Interactive job shadowing and assignment of peer and career mentors

Engagement with key members of the Finance executive leadership team

On-going exposure and training on Lenovo's business strategy, Lenovo Way culture, key business initiatives, and innovative products and services

Understanding of basic financial and accounting concepts and the ability to execute on profitability analysis, budget and forecast analysis, expense mgmt, cost mgmt, and basic tax, treasury, and accounting processes

Upon completion of GFTP, participants must be prepared to assume key positions within the Finance organization globally


Position Requirements

Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or related major from an accredited, top finance and accounting university within 12 months of the program start date (i.e. December 2016 - May 2017 graduates)

Academic excellence with financial or quantitative interest/competence

Excellent analytical abilities

Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Demonstrated leadership capabilities in professional, academic, and/or volunteer environments

Passion for technology

Professional maturity, strong work ethic, and the ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing business needs

Bilingual (proficiency in English and one other language)

Ability to work long hours during closing, budget, and other critical business times

Flexibility to relocate globally

Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher preferred

About Lenovo

Lenovo, a member of the Fortune Global 500, is the fastest growing PC maker on the planet with growth outpacing our competition quarter after quarter. Lenovo recently completely two large and strategic acquisitions of Motorola Mobility to jump to the #3 largest smart phone maker in the world, and IBM X86 Server unit to become the #3 player world-wide in low to mid-range servers.

At $46B in global sales, operating in 160 countries world-wide, Lenovo consistently outperforms the market in growth and innovation. It is a perfect time to join Lenovo as we further integrate our new acquisitions, expand into new markets, and lead the competition with innovative technology and devices.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.