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Financial Analyst Intern (Summer 2020)

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Mozilla is hiring a Financial Analyst Intern onto our team in San Francisco! You will undertake a project that gives Mozilla impactful and actionable analytics. This project is aimed at helping the organization analyze cost effectiveness and profitability of Mozilla’s programs. During this project, you will learn the true cost of normal business operations, how an organization forecasts and analyzes its revenue/spend, and how finance plays an integral role in a company’s success. 

Additionally, as part of the finance organization, you will partner with finance business partners and other key business clients throughout the organization to create financial insight and guidance to the organization. Some of the examples include preparing annual budget plan, spend analysis, investment modeling and other ad-hoc tasks that help Mozilla make sound financial decisions backed by data. You will report directly to a finance business partner who will mentor you and help prepare you for the world of corporate finance and accounting.

As a part of our Mozilla Internship Program, you will:

  • Impact challenging projects in our Firefox web browser (accessibility, voice design, developer tools, mobile, and mixed reality), Rust, Pocket, and more
  • Be mentored by a fellow teammate and someone who shares the same values
  • Do real work on real projects and make contributions that will impact hundreds of millions of users
  • Participate in social events with your fellow interns (amusement parks, ice cream and boba socials, board game nights, escape rooms, and painting parties)
  • Meet with Mozilla leaders including our CEO, Executive Chairwoman, CPO, Chief R&D Officer, CMO, and Executive Foundation Director
  • Present your work to Mozilla leaders and fellow team members

Perks include:

  • Market competitive pay
  • Catered lunches, snacks, and drinks
  • Housing service or housing stipend provided 
  • Flights and ground transportation to and from internship
  • Work visas sponsored
  • Attendance at our bi-annual All Hands Meeting

Application and Interview Process

  • Recruiting begins in September, and we hire on a rolling basis through March. While there is no set application deadline, we do have a limited number of positions open each year, so please apply early!
  • Locations include Mountain View, San Francisco, Toronto, Berlin, and Paris. Please refer to our internship listings for specific locations offered by position.
  • Process starts with a resume review followed by a HackerRank challenge (technical) or document submission (non-technical).
  • Upon passing, you will partake in two technical and/or behavioral interviews with team members (coding and/or situational questions are fair game) followed by a hiring manager interview and ultimately, an offer decision. 


  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s (preferred) degree program in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics, Mathematics, Data Analytics or a related discipline
  • Graduation date starting December 2020 and onward 
  • Experience with profit analysis and financial modeling
  • Understanding of business terminology / relevant finance & accounting coursework 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and/or Google Office Suite
  • Ability to multitask, perform in a fast-paced environment & respond quickly to situational needs as they arise 
  • Strong communication and social skills 
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent organization, time management, and interpersonal skills 
  • Familiarity with how to access and employ a variety of resources 
  • Ability to interpret large amounts of data and produce results independently and collaboratively in a team

About Mozilla 

Mozilla is a global and highly diverse organization chock-full of deeply talented people whom you will no doubt learn from. Your role will have purpose as our objective at Mozilla is to keep the Internet alive and accessible. Our goals are meaningful, yet our work environment is casual and highly flexible. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 


Why Mozilla?

At Mozilla, we’re serving humanity—by maintaining a safe, open internet—while also helping the individual humans employed here to reach their personal and professional goals. With a relatively small team serving hundreds of millions of people, a culture of exploration, and a commitment to mentorship, opportunities abound to learn and grow at Mozilla.

Our values drive our actions

  • Purpose is built into our work, with our mission driving every decision
  • We challenge assumptions, the status quo, ourselves, and each other
  • We are transparent: in our code, our business partnerships, and our everyday interactions
  • We seek out people from diverse backgrounds and with perspectives different from our own
  • We pair purpose with performance and put people ahead of profit

Our impact is global

  • 1000+ paid staff from over 30 countries
  • Thousands of volunteer contributors across six continents
  • 10 global offices: Mountain View, San Francisco, Portland, Vancouver, Toronto, Paris, London, Berlin, Beijing, and Taipei
  • Hundreds of home offices globally

Our benefits are world-class

  • Flexible work environment (nearly half of Mozillians work remotely)
  • Industry-leading paid parental leave (up to 26 weeks of fully paid leave for childbearing parents and up to 12 weeks for non-childbearing parents)
  • Reimbursement for professional development (up to $3,000/year)
  • A work setup including the latest hardware and software of your choice
  • Wellness programs — we reimburses up to $1700/year for expenses like child and elder care, mental wellness, and personal enrichment