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R&D Financial Controlling Intern

Regular internship

What you will do and learn

We are looking for two interns to support the R&D Finance teams in Early Life Nutrition and Advanced Medical Nutrition at Danone. As a Financial Controlling intern, you will be part of a highly motivated, international team of 6 people, based in Utrecht (NL).

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&D environment.

Your main responsibilities
Take part in monthly closures: analyze figures and communicate results to the R&D 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&D Portfolio Management tool (uDrive) and support the teams with other punctual tasks

All these missions will enable you to interact with various functions, such as Fresh Dairy Products and Waters R&D Finance teams in Palaiseau (FR), Project Portfolio Management leaders, or else Sales & Marketing teams.


So, who are we looking for?

We are looking for two interns with outstanding analytical skills and great knowledge of Excel. The diverse tasks you will be assigned, and the international team you will be working in assume that you are confident in communicating with many different stakeholders, in terms of functions and cultures. You are eager to learn and not afraid to challenge the status quo to continuously improve. You like working autonomously and are able to manage your own projects from the beginning until the end!

There are also some hard requirements that you should meet:
You are enrolled as a University student for the whole period of the internship;
You are fluent in English;
You are available to start in the beginning of August, 2017 for minimum 6 months full time;
You are living close to Utrecht (or willing to relocate).

Application Procedure

What’s next?

If we just described your profile, please apply on our career website: https://workatdanone.com/vacatures/rd-financial-controlling-intern-78.
If you need more information, please contact Florine Post on florine.post@danone.com

Desired Academic Background
No preference
Preference for bachelor or master student:
Master students
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Contact details

Florine Post