Business Analyst Intern
Freedom is seeking a motivated business analyst intern who is ready to apply knowledge of business practices and processes in a fast-paced, real-world environment in the financial services industry. In this 12 week internship program, the intern will be exposed to multiple business units in an effort to conduct research, analyze data, and make recommendations to improve effectiveness and efficiency of existing processes and programs.
Interns will be provided a variety of opportunities to job shadow employees in each operational unit and experience hands on how employees perform their roles. Interns will participate in training sessions focused on preparing them for their final project. This training will center around continues improvement which may include; data analysis, customer interaction analysis, process analysis, root-cause analysis, process documentation, opportunity evaluation, impact evaluation, product evaluation, market evaluation, compliance and risk management.
Interns will be assigned a project at the beginning of the program, to be completed by the end of the program, which aligns with the company strategy and will allow them to leverage what they learned during their internship.
By the end of this internship, the intern will have gained in depth understanding of how functional areas within a financial services operations business unit support the overall company strategy, how these areas function independently and co-dependently while gaining insight into job functions within financial operations.
Freedom Debt Relief – 2114 E. Freedom Way, Tempe, AZ 85281
Starting May 24, 2021, Concluding August 13, 2021
Two days on site, three days working from home
Compensation $18.00 per hour, eligible for benefits
Intern duties and responsibilities:
- Analyze business goals, objectives, and needs
- Help plan and design business processes and make recommendations for improvements
- Perform research and analysis in support of the operations
- Assist in resolving business issues using systems and data
- Estimate cost and benefits of multiples actions and/or solutions and provide recommendations
- Help launch new initiatives
- May perform additional project upon request
Requirements and qualifications:
- Current undergraduate student at an accredited university, between Junior and Senior year
- Business Administration or related major in progress
- Minimum 3.0 GPA
- Experience with Microsoft Office
- Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills
- Good written and verbal communication skills
- Detail-oriented with strong organization skills
Brief Description of the Company:
Freedom Financial Network is a family of companies that takes a people-first approach to financial services, using technology to empower consumers to overcome debt and create a brighter financial future. The company was founded in 2002 by Brad Stroh and Andrew Housser on the belief that by staying committed to helping people, you can ensure better financial outcomes for both the customer and the business. This Heart + $ philosophy still guides the vision of our growing company, which has helped millions of people find solutions for their financial needs.
What began with 2 people in a spare bedroom has now rapidly expanded to a vibrant business that employs over 2,200 employees (known internally as The Freedom Family) in two locations: San Mateo, CA and Tempe, AZ. When you visit either of our offices, you’ll understand why our employees have voted us the Best Place to Work for the last several years. It’s a place where the Heart + $ philosophy continues to thrive, where we believe that success is only achieved by doing what’s right for our customers, our employees, and our communities.
In order to create brighter futures for our clients, employees, and businesses, Freedom Financial Network holds itself to four core values that have grown out of our Heart + $ philosophy: to care for everyone around us, act with integrity every time, collaborate with everybody we work with, and get better at what we do every day.