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Company: Avery Dennison

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Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) is a global leader in pressure-sensitive and functional materials and labeling solutions for the retail apparel market. The company's applications and technologies are an integral part of products used in every major industry. With operations in more than 50 countries and more than 25,000 employees worldwide, Avery Dennison serves customers in the consumer packaging, graphical display, logistics, apparel, industrial and healthcare industries. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company reported sales of $6.1 billion in 2016. Learn more at What we are looking for Avery Dennison’s North America Leadership Development Program (LDP) runs with a single business focus to build talent for our rapidly growing organization. With a concentrated blend of experiential on-the-job learning, classroom and virtual training, the LDP serves as the talent pipeline for leadership roles throughout the region. We are searching for meticulous individuals who are looking to they craft a successful and influential career in finance to be our next Finance Associates (FLDP). FLDP Associates receive in-depth exposure to both geographical and functional parts of the organization by rotating through three different positions over the course of 36 months. These positions are the equivalent of three full-time positions that will give you real world exposure. We are looking for individuals who would be open to relocating during the duration and upon graduation of the program. The FLDP Associate will typically rotate through the following functions which may include: Commercial Finance Corporate Accounting Financial Planning and Analysis Operations Finance Procurement What you will be doing The primary role and responsibility of this LDP position will be dependent on business needs, and might be also tailored to individual LDP strengths and interests. However, any work that you will be doing will provide you with the following opportunities: Gain real world exposure: By completing essentially three full-time jobs upon graduation of the program, FLDP Associates have laid a strong foundation for credibility and success in their finance careers. Work cross-functionally: Work closely with finance teams and provide financial support to outside teams across the North American Label and Graphic Materials Group Develop key skills: Grow skills and competencies in areas such as cost accounting, business partnership, accounting requirements, journal entries, closing processes, forecasting and financial planning/analysis. Tackle target assignments: Support projects and assignments that have a direct impact on the business such as Monthly Forecasting, Month End and Quarter End reporting requirements, and Annual Operating Plan and Strategic Plan processes. What sets us apart Avery Dennison’s LDP is unlike any leadership development program with its emphasis on networking, community and support. From Day 1, networking is encouraged, promoted and expected within the program. As you are on-boarded with other LDPs from the various tracks, you quickly develop a community with both new, current, and recently graduated LDPs, all willing to go the extra mile to make sure you have what it takes to succeed. In addition, a core component of the curriculum is the mentoring program. Paired with another leader within the organization, the program focuses on the transition from college to corporate, leveraging strengths and defining your career path. What you will need to bring to the program Avery Dennison has a long history of being a market leader. Your history is important to us. It should include the following: Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or related field required Skills: Leadership experience via student organizations, athletics, intramural sports, volunteerism or similar activities Previous internship or co-op experience preferred Flexibility and willingness to relocate as needed throughout and after the 36-month duration Travel: Be willing and able to travel around 10% of the time. Additional information All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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