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Internship Internal Control CBS Finance Benelux

Regular internship

Your Mission

Your mission is to support the Internal Control team with process evaluations and improvements. In more detail, this means the following:
•Support process & controls implementation throughout the organization in a sustainable way;
•Review and update process & controls descriptions and procedures;
•Perform internal controls self-assessment and testing according to Danone Group guidelines and standards, in order to identify risks and improvement areas;
•Perform authorizations reviews in processes and systems;
•Evaluate and analyze data in systems and processes for improvement purposes;
•Support Internal Control team with updating control information and data, including reporting to Management;
•Contribute to action plans development and implementation cross functionally;
•Maintain & update of CBS Finance intranet website, with latest information, processes & procedures.

Your future team

You will part of a diverse team of 7FTE, with different expertise and background. You will work directly with selected professionals of the team and have the opportunity to visit different locations, which will contribute to your personal development and knowledge.

About us

At Danone, we are dedicated to achieving health through food. And not only that; we want our mission to benefit people of every age, in every social and cultural environment and in every part of the world - as many people as possible.

CBS Finance Benelux provides business services for transactional finance and expert activities to all business units in the Benelux. These activities include Financial Control, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Treasury & Financing, Tax and Internal Control. The primary location of the CBS Finance team is in the Netherlands (Zoetermeer, in the metropolitan area of the The Hague & Rotterdam) with some positions in Belgium, Brussels for proximity reasons.


You are a student with affinity for Finance and IT processes with strong analytical skills and good practice of MS Office. You are an open person who is eager to learn and a team player. At the same time, you can work autonomously and have a ‘Can do’ mentality. The way you do your work is organized and result focused. You speak English fluently and you connect easily with other people.

It would be awesome if you have:
•Previous relevant internship or work experience
•Speak Dutch and or French
•Knowledge of SAP will be considered as a plus

There are also some hard requirements that you should meet:
•You are enrolled as a University student in i.e. the area of Finance or Business Administration for the whole period of the internship;
•You are fluent in English – oral and written;
•You are available to start in the beginning of July, 2017 for 6 months minimum full time in Zoetermeer.

Please be aware that we don’t arrange work permits for non-EU students who do not study in NL.

Application Procedure

Whats next

If we just described your profile, please apply via our careers website: https://workatdanone.com/en/vacancies/internship-internal-control-cbs-finance-benelux-60 ! Don’t wait too long to apply, as we are looking for someone as soon as possible.

If you need more information about this job, please contact me (Florine Post, Talent Manager) on +31627744924 or florine.post@danone.com.

Desired Academic Background
No preference, Economics, Governance, Mathematics and Information Sciences
Preference for bachelor or master student:
No preference
5-6 months
Apply Before:


Albert Einsteinlaan 20
2719 EP Zoetermeer

Contact details

Florine Post
Albert Einsteinlaan 20
2719 EP Zoetermeer