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Edwards Lifesciences Finance Development Program (FDP) 2021 in Irvine, California

Come Be Inspired.

The Finance Development Program (FDP) provides the opportunity to rotate across many Accounting and Finance functions over a 2 year period. The program has been carefully structured to provide experiences that will enable the FDP Analyst to learn about each of the key financial elements within Edwards. Each FDP participant will complete various work rotation assignments. Assignments will typically be 16 to 20 weeks in each of the following areas:

Financial Planning & Analysis, Corporate Accounting & Reporting, Cost Accounting, Business Unit Finance, Treasury & Corporate Tax.

At the conclusion of the program, an FDP Analyst will fill a role that will be determined to be the best fit for both the FDP Analyst and Edwards. Our FDP Program is a great way for a student to launch their career in a publicly traded medical device company.

Distinguishing features include:

  • Formal training opportunities

  • International exposure & interaction

  • Cross-functional exposure

  • Interaction with senior management

  • Ongoing mentorship

  • CPA, CFA & CMA support

  • Eligibility for promotion upon program completion

Differentiating Assets:

  • Leadership capabilities and potential demonstrated through extracurricular activities, employment and/or internship experiences

  • Ability to excel in a team based environment

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills

  • Relevant, hands-on experience (via projects, internship, co-op, etc.)

  • Business acumen and global mindset; able to operate across cultures

  • Confident and well-rounded

  • A passion for Finance/Accounting and commitment to quality

Life at Edwards:

  • Meaningful work with real impact

  • A growing global company

  • Accelerated career growth

  • Competitive compensation, benefits, and Wellness Programs

  • On-site cafe, gym, basketball & beach volleyball courts

  • Great people & place to work!


  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master's degree in either Finance, Accounting, or Economics from an accredited university

  • Graduation date of Fall 2020 or Spring 2021

  • Strong academic performance, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)

  • Must not require company sponsorship for employment now or in the future


Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 13,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.