Ecolab is well positioned for the future. As a growth company protecting people and vital resources, such as water and energy, we are excited for the years ahead. To ensure our bright future, we need talented Finance and Accounting associates to help us make smart decisions.

Our Finance Development Program (FDP) ensures just that. Through a series of dynamic job experiences, featuring three years of professional development activities, emerging leaders will discover the support they need to develop and grow meaningful careers. Are you ready to experience Ecolab?

See what some of our people are doing to make a difference.

Employee Aashay Patel

Aashay Patel

Associate Financial Analyst, Corporate Planning & Analysis – University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign

8:30 am – 9:00 am
Capital Expenditures Forecast Review

9:30 am – 10:30 am
Financial Systems Training

11:00 am – 12:30 pm
GRP Process Brainstorm Lunch Meeting

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
YVM Fun Committee Meeting

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Coffee Chat

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Weekly Check-In w/ Manager

4:00 pm
CP&A Team Happy Hour

Employee Janae Legault

Janae Legault

Financial Analyst, Institutional Finance – University of Wisconsin, La Crosse

8:30 am – 9:00 am
CAF/Marketing SMARTPOWER Meeting

9:30 am – 11:00 am
New Machine Sanitizer Financial Model Meeting

11:30 am – 12:30 pm
FDP Lunch Mixer

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
1:1 Meeting/Walk

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Marketing Finance Team Meeting

4:30 pm
Monthly FDP Happy Hour

Employee Jennifer Jenkins

Jennifer Jenkins

Financial Analysis Manager, Food & Beverage – University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire

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  • Associate Financial Analyst, Institutional Corporate Accounts Finance
  • Associate Financial Analyst, Corporate Accounting, Public Financial Reporting
  • Financial Analyst, North America EcoSure
  • Sr. Financial Analyst, North America Food & Beverage, FP&A SG&A
  • Sr. Financial Analyst, North America Food & Beverage, FP&A Sales
  • Finance Manager, North America Food & Beverage, Corporate Accounts Finance
Employee Peter Hebig

Peter Hebig

Global Controller, Life Sciences – University of St. Thomas

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  • Associate Financial Analyst, Institutional Capital
  • Associate Financial Analyst, Institutional Corporate Accounts Finance
  • Financial Analyst, Corporate Planning and Analysis, Gross Margin
  • Sr. Financial Analyst, Corporate Planning and Analysis, Forecast and Investor Relations
  • Finance Manager, Food & Beverage North America, Corporate Accounts Finance
  • Sr. Finance Manager, Global Life Sciences, Corporate Accounts Finance
  • Global Controller, Global Life Sciences



Ecolab is built on relationships, and we want to make sure that you have trustworthy partners for advice, feedback and fun. You can expect to build lasting connections with your FDP cohort, be assigned a mentor to help fuel your career, and have exposure to our leaders. Our collaborative environment enables us all to succeed together.


Transitioning from college to a career is a big step, and we are committed to helping you along the way. To help you understand Ecolab and the finance environment, Finance University will be your initial on-boarding program. Our Business Acumen Skills Integrations Series (BASIS) spans your first three years. You can expect interactive classroom sessions that will give you tools to make an impact in your role. During your last experience, boost your equity with a Green Belt project and certification.


Ecolab’s Finance Development Program is designed to give you three unique experiences in the finance and accounting functions. From Commercial Finance and Planning & Analysis to various Specialty areas, our total development philosophy will give you breadth in Finance. In one of your experiences, relocation to one of our various North American regional offices will stretch you and build confidence that will shape your career goals and expand your future opportunities.

College juniors or seniors with a major in Finance or Accounting: Inquire at your school now about Financial Development Program internship and full-time opportunities at Ecolab.