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Internship: Finance Controlling

  • Posted: 12 Oct 2021
  • Finance
  • Zoetermeer
  • Netherlands

About the job

Are you looking for a challenging internship in Finance within a large international corporation? Do you want to gain an insight in the full scope of finance and to focus on the inventory forecasting area? Come and join our highly motivated & international finance team as our new Finance Controlling Intern in Zoetermeer, starting as of October 2021!


About the Job


You will join our Finance team  and you will be supporting the 3PO Business Controller in building a solid inventory forecasting model taking into account input from all angles (Supply points, 3rd parties and CBU's). During your internship, you will support the 3PO finance team on various strategic projects handled.


So, what will be your key responsibilities?


  • Aligning with different stakeholders on data adjustments to ensure a solid inventory model in place; 
  • Data analysis and clean-up- making sure the data quality is solid and variance analysis can be performed
  • Use Power BI to prepare an inventory deck which will be shared with various stakeholders. 
  • Comfortable in using office tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Power BI etc.)

About you


About You


You are a Master student in the field of Finance/Operations/Supply Chain or any other related studies, you have advanced Excel skills ( comfortable in using excel & powerBI), you have an analytical mindset and you can make sense out of data for decision-making. You are proactive, collaborative and a fast learner, as well as detail-oriented. Furthermore, you are a results-oriented person, willing and ready to learn with a ‘Can do’ mindset, and curiosity.


Next to this, there are also some compulsory requirements:


  • Enrolled as a Masters student during the whole internship period (if you are a non-EU citizen, you need to be enrolled at a Dutch university);
  • Ideally available to start in October  2021, for a minimum of 6 months, 5 days per week;
  • You are fluent in English oral and written;
  • You are able to work from Zoetermeer if the COVID-19 situation allows us to go to the office.
  • Please note that this position is not suitable to work on a thesis.

About us


About Us


Do things your way. The way you work, the way you develop, the way you progress, it’s all up to you. Working here you’ll need to enjoy a fast-pace, complexity and it can get a little challenging. But it’s packed with opportunities. You’ll work with some of the best-known brands in the world, such as Evian, Nutricia, Activia and Nutrilon and we absolutely guarantee that you can just be yourself. 


Be innovative and entrepreneurial and the impact you could make might just amaze you. Join our movement for a healthier world. One Planet One Health BY YOU. 


You will join our Finance team responsible for our SN 3rd party production & SN distribution & logistics hub which distributes products all over the world. We operate internationally and are based in Zoetermeer. During your internship, you will be supervised and coached by Omar Hussein, 3PO Business Controller


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: You will work closely with the business, providing values to the stakeholders and sharing new ideas for improvement and process optimization.


We offer a gross monthly internship allowance* of 450 (HBO students) or 550 (University students) euros per month and a contribution towards travel if required. Please do keep in mind that we do not offer relocation and/or accommodation benefits for students coming from abroad.


* Please be aware that you must acquire a BSN number to receive the full internship allowance.


What’s next?


Hit the “apply now” button.  The recruitment process for internships is as follows: Stage One – submit your application with your CV and Cover Letter; Stage Two – we will get to know you better through answering some questions which you will submit through video (or a written) format; Stage Three – we will invite you to an interview with your team. Please note that sometimes there are slight changes to this process.


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


Need more information? Please contact Larissa Araujo Ribeiro (Campus Recruiter a.i.) via larissa.araujoribeiro@danone.com


Application procedure

  • Resume and Cover letter

  • (Video)Assessment

  • Interview #1

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