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Internship - Finance (Business Controlling)


Date: Mar 17, 2019

Location: Zoetermeer, NL

Company: DANONE

Come discover our Business Controllers’ journey within Danone as our new Business Controlling Intern at our office in Zoetermeer (NL) starting in February/March 2019. Embrace yourself to interact with different disciplines in the business – not just finance. Interested? Apply now!


About the Job

As our Business Controller Intern, you will work within the Finance department as part of the Business Controlling team with 7 other colleagues. Next to you supporting us in our day-to-day activities, we are looking for someone who is always looking for solutions and improvements to make processes more efficient and effective.


Within this internship, you will embark on a journey to understand Topline and A&P Controlling, along with business planning elements. You will be expected to grasp information quickly and to think beyond the status quo in order to come up and propose more efficient solutions for the team’s activities.


You must have become curious to know what responsibilities you would have? You will:

  • Support on the improvement of various reporting and financial analyses;
  • Assist our Milks and Foods controllers with innovations’ calculations;
  • Perform financial analysis;
  • Support with the A&P controlling.


Through this internship, you will have the opportunity to be part of a highly dynamic environment while working together with our marketing, sales and supply chain teams in both the Netherlands and Belgium. This will give you the opportunity to also interact with different disciplines in the business apart from finance.


About You

We are looking for a Bachelor/Master student in Finance or any other relevant field with a strong analytical mindset who is able to adapt quickly to changing environments. Furthermore, you have great communication skills that will allow you to speak with various stakeholders. You have an eye for detail and strive to work accurately. Working in a team is not a problem for you with colleague from different cultural backgrounds, but you also do not mind having to work independently at times. Furthermore, you should have prior knowledge of Excel and are not afraid to deal with basic accounting.

There are also some requirements that have to meet:

  • You are enrolled as a student for the whole period of the internship, (if you are a non-EU citizen, you need to be enrolled at a Dutch university);
  • You are available as of April 2019 for a minimum of 6 months (fulltime);
  • You are willing to travel or relocate to Zoetermeer, NL.


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. Click here to discover Danone’s brands and activities in the Benelux.


We Offer

Due to our culture, based on freedom and empowerment, Danone becomes the environment where every day can be a fresh adventure - full of new possibilities and opportunities to learn. We offer a monthly internship allowance plus reimbursement of home-work commuting cost in the Netherlands. Please do keep in mind that we do not offer relocation and/or accommodation benefits for students coming from abroad.


What’s next?

Hit the “apply now” button. You have until the closing date March 31st, 2019  to apply. Part of the interview process will be a telephone interview with the HR recruitment team and a 2nd round interview with your future supervising manager. 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 me Denisa GALASKOVA via


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