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Financial Controlling Intern

27/02/2019 Utrecht, Utrecht, NL

About the Job

You will be part of a highly motivated, international team of 8 people and you will support the R&I Finance teams in Early Life Nutrition and Advanced Medical Nutrition Through this experience, you will not only get a real insight into the financial mechanisms of our global company, but you will also learn about the exciting innovative R&I environment.

So, what will you do in practice?

• Take part in monthly closures: analyze figures and communicate results to the R&I teams
• Help with rolling forecasts and strategic planning: consolidate and communicate figures
• Design quarterly reports: build financial dashboards for the attention of leadership team
• Contribute to transversal projects: help in the enhancement of R&I Portfolio Management tool (uDrive) and support the teams with other punctual tasks

All these missions will lead you to interact with various functions, such as R&I Finance teams for Essential Dairy and Plant-Based Products based in Palaiseau (France), Project Portfolio Management leaders, and also Sales & Marketing teams. Lots of opportunities to grow and develop yourself!

Are you interested in getting field experience in finance? Do you want to learn the strategic role of a corporate finance within an innovative and international environment?

About You

We are looking for a Bachelor/Master student in Finance, Business, Economics or related backgrounds. You have strong analytical skills, a good knowledge of Excel and you are interested in IT tools (SAP, ESSBASE…). Previous experience in Accounting/Finance is a plus. You are a good communicator who can deal with different stakeholders and you are able to work independently while still being a team player. Furthermore, we expect you to be a well-organised person who pays attention to details and enjoy challenges.

There are also some hard requirements that you should consider:

  • You are a enrolled in the university for the whole duration of the internship
  • You are fluent in English – oral and written
  • You can start in August 2019 for a minimum of 6 months, 5 days a week

About Us

Danone’s mission is bringing health through food to as many people as possible and we want to invite people to join the movement for a healthier world. We recognize the power people have to impact the world through their daily choices. Healthy food needs a healthy planet, and this is what our new signature One Planet One Health embodies. Click here to discover more about Danone in the Benelux.

Danone’s brand-new R&I Center in Utrecht is the global hub for Early Life Nutrition and Advanced Medical Nutrition. It opened in 2013 and offers state of the art facilities for the 400 science and technology experts working there.

Apply now and become our new Financial Controlling Intern! We are looking for a motivated student to start as of August 2019 in our R&I division based in Utrecht, NL.

We Offer

Proactivity, empowerment, and diversity are the basis of Danone culture. You will be part of an international environment where every day can be a fresh adventure, full of new possibilities and opportunities to learn. We offer an internship compensation plus reimbursement of home-work commuting cost in the Netherlands.

What’s next?

If we just described your profile, please click the “apply now” button and upload your CV and Cover Letter! 

You have until the end of August, 2019. The recruitment process will consist of a first telephone interview and a second in-depth interview.

To comply with GDPR regulations, we cannot process your personal data without given consent. Therefore, we strongly recommend applying directly via our careers website.


Georgia Chatzina
Talent Intern +31 625199296