Fortive Corporation Finance Intern - Summer 2018 in Plainville, Connecticut

Finance Intern - Summer 2018

About Us:

Gems Sensors & Controls (a Fortive company) designs and manufactures a broad portfolio of liquid level, flow, and pressure sensors, miniature solenoid valves, proximity switches and pre-assembled fluidic systems to exact customer application and manufacturing requirements. From agricultural equipment to locomotives to medical devices, Gems products make a difference in the world you interact with every day.


The summer finance internship is an excellent opportunity to gain insights into the role of finance at a subsidiary of a Fortune 500 company. As a finance intern with us, you may be assigned some of the following responsibilities: assisting with the month end close process, compliance activities, data analytics, and other ad hoc projects.


  • -Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Finance or Accounting (graduation in Summer 2019 preferred).

  • -At least a Junior with a 3.0 grade point average in major

  • -Proficiency in MS Office suites, especially Excel and PowerPoint

  • -Works well with ambiguous/undefined problems and strong organization skills

  • -Good communication skills and the ability to develop a network of people to help resolve finance issues

  • -Previous finance internship(s) preferred

  • -Previous leadership experience in school or community preferred

Fortive Corporation Overview:

Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of global businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. With more than $6 billion in annual revenues, Fortive’s well-known brands hold leading positions in field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution.

Fortive is headquartered in Everett, Washington and employs a team of more than 24,000 research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative employees in more than 40 countries around the world. Our team grows by tackling challenges that accelerate progress and further their careers. With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our company’s operating model is the Fortive Business System. For more information please visit:

Job: Finance / Accounting

Primary Location: North America-United States-CT-Plainville

Organization: Gems Sensors

Schedule: Full-time

EEO Statement: "The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Fortive Corporation. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as a ""Fortive Company."" Fortive Corporation and all Fortive Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1-866-272-5573 or e-mail to request accommodation."

Req ID: GEM000408