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LEAD Program, Financial Analyst

  • Hybrid work
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Job Category: Finance

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Enterprises


  • 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, Georgia
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Launching your career after graduation can be intimidating. But at Cox, we aim to give early-career employees everything they need to boost their skills and get where they want to go.

Cox’s LEAD program is a full-time, paid rotational program for early-career individuals. As a LEAD Program, Financial Analyst, you’ll experience great benefits, work-life balance and the chance to make a lasting impact.

We are currently accepting applicants for the June 2024 cohort. Find details below and apply today!

What’s In It For You?

Here’s a sneak peek of the benefits you could experience as a Cox employee:

  • A competitive salary and top-notch bonus/incentive plans.

  • Professional development and continuing education opportunities.

  • Exceptional work-life balance, flexible time-off policies and accommodating work schedules.

  • Comprehensive healthcare, including telehealth and free preventive care.

  • Ongoing wellness resources, such as virtual nutrition, exercise and meditation apps.

  • Generous 401(k) retirement plans with up to 8% company match.

  • Financial wellness and planning resources.

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What To Expect

With LEAD, you’ll learn a little bit of everything. We’ll start with core training before moving you into a rotation that will take you all over the company. When you find something that sparks your curiosity (and you will!), we’ll provide you with targeted education to develop that skillset. You’ll start with a mentor, and then a LEAD “buddy” to help show you the way. You’ll be exposed to the following:

  • A multitude of business functions within the finance world, including client support, planning & analysis, accounting, revenue and commercial.

  • Hands-on mentoring and the opportunity to network with and learn from executives. 

  • A robust team culture with the experience of learning and growing with a group of peers. 

  • Meaningful and challenging work. 

  • Real accountability. 

  • The skills needed to be a successful professional in any corporate setting. 

What You’ll Do

Here’s a peek at your responsibilities:

  • Evaluating data and preparing forecasts.

  • Analyzing short- and long-range business trends and new business opportunities.

  • Planning budgets and comparing against actual spend.

  • Conducting research and analysis of financial data.

  • Creating financial models of “what if” scenarios for future business planning in areas such as new product development, new marketing strategies, etc.

  • Creating, testing, and distributing and tracking of financial models and reports.

  • Contributing to process improvement initiatives to help drive efficiencies across the business.

  • Providing support to other analysts and larger projects

  • Supporting or leading finance projects under moderate supervision.

  • Reporting, communicating and influencing financial project deliverables.

  • Creating, collaborating with and managing relationships with internal and external customers and key stakeholders.

  • Creating and leading presentations to team members and senior leadership.

Who You Are

You’re a dedicated and reliable person who’s ready for growth. An eager learner, you ask questions and take initiative. You also have the following qualifications:

  • For June 2024 cohort: a bachelor’s degree in a related discipline such as business, economics, accounting, statics, etc. by May 2024 (minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required) OR 4 years’ experience in a related field.

  • Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical thinking skills. 

  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, presentation and collaborative skills. 

  • Strong Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills. 

  • Strong communication, relationship building and organization skills. 

  • Work authorization to work in the U.S.; this role does not provide work sponsorship.

Take the first step toward your dream career. Apply today!

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 


Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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