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Segment Accounting

Regular internship

Your challenge
You will be a part of the Segment Accounting team for Philips Lighting, which is a leading and ambitious department in Philips Finance with the main goal to provide accounting support within the organization. This team partners accounting knowledge broadly within the finance organization. This ranges from being a contact point for Business Groups (BGs) and others on transactional level to provide practical expertise on complex accounting matters on global cross organizational level.
In your role as the Segment Accounting intern, you will support the segment accountants in their day to day activities. This internship gives you the opportunity to work in a professional and highly international environment. You will be engaged in various projects, such as topical reviews, strengthening the oversight over business groups, and many other interesting topics.
Moreover, you will have the great opportunity to work in a team which is dealing with the changing environment of Philips Lighting.
Ready for this challenge? Then, we are looking forward to receiving your application!

Your responsibilities
During your internship, you will add value to our department through the following activities:
Coordination of routine financial statement reviews of the business groups;
Coordination of certain routine financial reporting reviews of balance sheet captions;
Supporting in documentation of accounting topics (e.g. impairment testing, restructuring);
Supporting in documentation and reviewing of customer contracts;
Supporting in data analytics for multiple financial statement accounts;
Assist in preparing accounting presentations in PowerPoint.

Your team
The main departments that you will be in contact with are:
Accounting Operations


To be successful in this internship we are looking for, you:
Are currently studying towards your Master degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics
Have (preferably) a basic accounting training in IFRS as a part of your curriculum
Are available for 40 hours a week;
Are fluent in English (verbally and in writing);
Have some experience in previous internships regarding the same field (preferred but not required);
Have excellent knowledge in windows applications, most important are well developed PowerPoint and Excel skills;
Are a Team player with ability to work under pressure and you enjoy working with other people.
EU candidates are preferred.

Application Procedure

Recruitment process
Join the leading lighting company for the digital world, and help us unlock the extraordinary potential of light for brighter lives and a better world. Be a game changer. Be Philips Lighting. Apply today!
Please include a Cover Letter with your application.

Contact Person
Afroditi Panousi

Desired Academic Background
No preference
Preference for bachelor or master student:
No preference
6-12 months
Apply Before:

Contact details

Afroditi Panousi