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Financial Controlling Specialist

13/11/2018 Schiphol, Noord-Holland, NL
Ready to start your Finance career as a Financial Control Specialist at Danone?

We are looking for a young financial graduate, who wants to join the Financial Control team as a Financial Control Specialist and take further steps to grow in the role as a finance professional. Why? Because we want to offer you the possibility to learn the fundamentals of finance and Danone as a company, in order to become one of our future Finance leaders

About you

Relevant academic background in Finance, Business Administration or Economics, you're a graduate or you have up to 2 years of relevant accounting/controlling experience (i.e. an internship or other extracurricular activities).

As a person:

- You like to challenge the status quo and feel comfortable in communication with different people, backgrounds and cultures.

- You are eager to learn, enthusiastic, a real team player and have strong analytical mindset.

Furthermore, you have:

  • Fluency in English (written and spoken);
  • Good knowledge of MS office (particular Excel skills);

About the role

As Financial Control Specialist, you will be handling financial controlling tasks and operational finance activities. Your main challenge is the monthly financial reporting of Danone Trading BV, in close collaboration with our other Controllers. You will have interactions with different people in various functions. 

Your activities:

  • Preparation and improvement of the monthly overheads and FTEs reports
  • Checks on the accuracy of the costs during monthly closings
  • Preparation and monitoring of cross charges to and from intercompany entities
  • Full ownership of our "Purchase Order" process
  • Assist in our Cash Forecast Preparations.

So, what kind of job moves could this be?

Next to financial controlling positions in our global team at Schiphol, you can expand your horizon in business controlling in one of the business units or factories, on a Benelux level or to our CBS (Cluster Business Service) teams as a next step.

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.

In the team of Ebru Ipek. We take care of Financial Control for the Danone Trading BV division. We have in our financial control team five people in the team. There's a high team spirit and on the floor you will meet a lot of international colleagues. You will work with people like Pieter Bankers, Deniz Turabi and Jasper van Rijn.

We Offer

At Danone, we offer a complete package of benefits, with a competitive primary salary (range from EUR 37K- 47K gross yearly including yearly bonus), but also benefits like a premium free pension, 30 days annual leave and several discounts on a collective health insurance and even on some of our products.

But more importantly, we will invest in your personal development and there is a huge variety of roles within Danone Finance, so based on your talents we will define your best next step! Moreover, you will be working in a highly international environment with the possibilities to work abroad if you are up for it.

What’s next?

Hit the “apply now” button. You have until the closing date 19th November to apply. Part of the interview process will be a telephone interview and first and second round interview. To comply with GDPR regulations, we cannot process your personal data without given consent. Therefore, we ask you kindly to apply directly via our careers website.

Ingrid Stok
Senior Talent Manager +31 (0) 6 462 373 34