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Intern, Finance

Date: May 4, 2021

Location: Charlotte, NC, US

Company: MSC Industrial Supply

Build a better career with MSC. 
Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services. Watch HERE to find out why you should work at MSC and join us as we continue to build a diverse and inclusive workplace. 

Requisition ID : 5784 

Employment Type : Intern         

Job Category : Accounting/Audit/Finance                                             

Work Location :  Davidson, NC (CSC) 

State or Province : North Carolina (US-NC)     

Potential Work Location : United States : North Carolina : Charlotte 


Virtual 2021 Summer Internship Opportunity



MSC’s internship program is a rewarding and challenging development program for talented, high performing students. Interns are assigned to a functional area for a 10-week assignment. Each assignment will offer the opportunity for students to work on defined projects, develop leadership skills and interact with associates across all levels of the organization.



  • Plan, execute, and complete special projects as assigned.
  • Analyze financial statements for innovative and improvement opportunities.
  • Complete budget and forecast solicitation and analysis, owning certain areas of the company.
  • Conducts business and financial analysis to identify strategic performance opportunities.
  • Performs measurement of investment benefits relative to financial commitments.
  • Collaborates with finance team associates to develop presentations including financial plans, company projects and initiatives.
  • Assist with tracking and reporting of monthly physical inventory.
  • Provide business assistance to various groups within the Finance group where requested.    
  • Prepares account reconciliations.
  • Post journal entries as requested.
  • Plan, execute, and complete special projects as assigned.
  • Develops skills needed for career in industrial distribution and/or information technology.
  • Supports assigned manager with project work.
  • Presents intern project results to business leaders.
  • Fosters the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure fulfillment of MSC’s vision and unity of purpose.
  • Participation in special projects and performs additional duties as required.




  • To perform this job successfully an associate must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge experience level and abilities required.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.




  • High School diploma required.
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university.
  • Excellent academic record.



  • Computer literacy and proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet software is required.
  • Excellent analytical and data manipulation skills are required.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of staff and management is required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills required.
  • Positive, high-energy approach to assignments and a willingness to learn quickly required.




A valid driver’s license is required.

Why MSC  
People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works.

Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions. 

We care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,500+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future.

If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.

Equal Opportunity Statement 
At MSC, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all qualified applicants and our associates without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any category protected by applicable law.                    


Nearest Major Market: Charlotte