Ferrara, a company related to The Ferrero Group, is an emerging powerhouse in the North American confections and sweet snacking categories. A passionate team of more than 6,000 employees works together to share delight in every bite through leading brands that have shaped the industry for more than 100 years.

Finance Leadership Development Program - Spring 2023 Grads

Job Location: ​Chicago, IL

Want You'll Do:

The Finance Leadership Development Program (FLDP) is a three-year rotational program for graduating students with Bachelor's or Master's degrees. The program is designed to develop exceptional analytical skills and provide participants with solid operational knowledge across three unique finance/accounting rotations. These rotations are determined by business needs in addition to your interests. Participants have program-specific curriculum and receive a dedicated Steering Committee mentor, who is a senior finance leader. Finance Development Program participants graduate the program with a strong foundation of accounting, finance and are ready to lead future financial initiatives throughout the company.

Potential Role Assignments (1 YR per rotation/role):

  • Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)
  • Sales Finance
  • Supply Chain Finance
  • Brand Finance
  • Revenue Management
  • Internal Audit
  • Corporate Accounting
  • Revenue Accounting

Experiences & Skills that will make you successful

  • Spring 2023 grad majoring in: Finance,  Accounting, or Economics
  • Involvement on campus
  • Excellent presentation, communication, and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Agile Thinker
  • Interest in exploring a career in Finance leadership
  • Minimum 3.00 GPA

Our diverse portfolio of nearly 35 brands includes SweeTARTS®, Trolli®, BRACH'S®, Black Forest® and NERDS®, along with iconic favorites like Lemonhead®, Red Hots® and Now and Later®. Ferrara also manages the Keebler® and Famous Amos® businesses for The Ferrero Group.  Headquartered in Chicago, Ferrara has an operational network of 20 locations in North America that includes manufacturing, distribution and R&D facilities. Learn more at www.ferrarausa.com.


We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, employment decisions and opportunities at Ferrara will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil union status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, military or veteran status, disability, handicap, genetic information, pregnancy (childbirth or related medical condition), or on any other basis prohibited by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.