Summer Intern, Internal Audit (Business Audit) - San Diego

LPL Financial Corp
San Diego, California, United States
Competitive salary
28 Sep 2020
29 Sep 2020
Job role
Audit, Internal audit
Experience level
Entry level, Internship
Summer Intern, Internal Audit (Business Audit)

The LPL Internal Audit Department is looking for a college student who will have completed their sophomore or junior year in 2020. Interns will be integrated into the Internal Audit team and be key members that will assist in the completion of financial, operational, and IT process design assessments and control testing. In addition, interns will assist in other assignments throughout the internship period.

Our competitive 10-12 week paid summer internship is an unparalleled opportunity to develop as a leader while sharpening your skills. The aim of our internship program is to provide students a valuable workplace experience to enhance their educational and professional goals. The projects that you drive during the summer will be tailored to your interests and will strategically affect change at our company. You will also have the chance to develop a deeper understanding of our culture and core values though career workshops, senior executive interactions, and community involvement opportunities.

We're looking for goal-oriented people who thrive in a fast-paced team environment and are eager to apply their problem solving skills to real business challenges. We empower employees to transform their skills, interests and connections into meaningful, collaborative solutions that work for the good of all of our stakeholders - our colleagues, customers and communities.

  • Obtain a hands-on understanding of how a medium-sized publicly traded company operates.
  • Participate in process walkthroughs and perform audit testing in accordance with department and professional standards.
  • Work in a fast-paced environment with opportunities to interact not only with Internal Audit management but also with other business units' management.
  • Practice project management through handling various assignments and projects.
  • Obtain exposure to systems, databases, and other applications used by the Company on a daily basis.
  • Expand knowledge through training and other online courses.
  • Interact with other company leaders to develop an understanding of career options and opportunities at LPL Financial.
  • Participate in department events and meetings throughout the internship program.

Other Duties/Skill Requirements
  • Experience with Microsoft Office.
  • Training will be provided through our onboarding process as well as via coaching and mentoring by Internal Audit team members.

  • San Diego, CA

  • 10-12 weeks in the summer of 2021.
  • Monday through Friday from 8am to 4:30pm for 40 hours a week.

  • College student who will have completed their sophomore or junior year in 2020.
  • We prefer students in the Accounting, Finance and/or Business programs, but will also consider other academic programs.
  • We're looking for goal-oriented people who thrive in a fast-paced team environment and are eager to apply their problem solving skills to real business challenges.

Why LPL?

At LPL, we believe that objective financial guidance is a fundamental need for everyone. As the nation's leading independent broker-dealer, we offer an integrated platform of proprietary technology, brokerage, and investment advisor services. We provide you with a work environment that encourages your creativity and growth, a leadership team that is supportive and responsive, and the opportunity to create a career that has no limits, only amazing potential.

We areone team on one mission. We take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.

Because our company is not too big and not too small, you can seize the opportunity to make a real impact. We are committed to supporting workplace equality, and we embrace the different perspectives and backgrounds of our employees. We also care for our communities, and we encourage our employees to do the same. This creates an environment in which you can do your best work.

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Information on Interviews:

LPL will only communicate with a job applicant directly from an email address and will never conduct an interview online or in a chatroom forum. During an interview, LPL will not request any form of payment from the applicant, or information regarding an applicant's bank or credit card. Should you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact LPL's Human Resources Solutions Center at (800) 877-7210.