Finance Development Program

Emerging Talent Program

The Finance Development Program (FDP) is a two-year rotational program focused on developing an associate talent pool that has been exposed to multiple areas of the Corporate Finance & Accounting functions across the company. The FDP allows newly hired, high-performing college graduates to progress through four (six-month) rotational assignments within the Finance department, developing their financial analysis skills. During these rotations, associates will develop a foundational knowledge of the functional areas within Finance, while also developing a core set of technical skills that will be critical for long-term success with the company. FDP associates will participate in a variety of activities designed to foster teamwork, encourage networking and demonstrate our Regions values. FDP Analysts will gain experience in the banking industry through participation and progression in the following potential rotational Finance areas:

  • Asset and Liability Management
  • Investment Portfolio and Capital
  • External Reporting
  • Accounting Policy/Business Unit Controller
  • Business Unit Finance

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the formation of risk-management-style reporting and analysis
  • Researches, prepares and applies corporate accounting policies
  • Participates in forecasting revenue and expenses, and analyzing financial results
  • Creates pertinent reporting and ad hoc business/product analysis
  • Interacts with middle and senior management across multiple bank business units

This position is exempt from time-keeping requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not eligible for overtime pay.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting and/or Math
  • 3.2 minimum overall GPA

Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong academic skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Technical skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Business acumen skills

Positions are located in Birmingham, Ala.

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