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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Finance & Accounting
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  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      October 01,2021
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    Intern Finance, Accounting, Economics - Financial Planning & Analysis

    Are you looking for an internship where you are free to take initiative? Would you like to experience working in one of the biggest multinationals in the pharmaceutical industry? We are looking for a Masters student in the field of Finance/Accounting, Management & Economics who is searching for a challenging internship in our innovative company?

    Your internship project
    As a Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) intern you are responsible for supporting the financial planning and reporting activities within the Finance Team.

    Your responsibilities

    • Working with the FP&A analysts to support development of budget and forecasts
    • Prepare standard reporting packages each period for the business and finance management consumption
    • Supporting the maintenance of our global financial reporting systems and structure
    • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values and standards of ethics and integrity
    • Interact and communicate with different stakeholders across different countries
    • Providing a fresh perspective within the department: your opinion matters.

    The above-mentioned responsibilities are an indication of what you will be doing after proper onboarding and initial learning and development. This provides you with the opportunity to learn and hereafter perform tasks independently. In consultation with your supervisor, you could take on additional tasks and responsibilities.

    Who are you?

    • Highly motivated Master student with emphasis on Finance/Accounting, Management & Economics (preferably in the final year)
    • Interested in financial planning and analysis, forecasting, and management reporting and analytics
    • Have intermediate to advanced MS Office skills (MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
    • You have good command of spoken and written English
    • You are available for a period of 6 months for 3-4 days a week

    What we offer:

    Being an intern at our company means you will work together with a team on healthcare in an international environment. As a student, you will get the opportunity to develop yourself. In addition, we offer:

    • The possibility to gain experience within the pharmaceutical industry
    • The chance to show your potential
    • A challenging and dynamic work environment with lots of space to develop yourself
    • Professional guidance by an experienced specialist
    • A placement fee of € 500,- gross per month (based on a 40-hour week)

    Welcome in our team!

    Are you enthusiastic about this internship? Apply today and become a part of our team!

    The Finance Team supports the Human Health division of our company in the Netherlands, located in Haarlem. We are diverse and inclusive team of finance professionals that empowers each team member to grow, learn and develop. We are true business partner to our sales, marketing and commercial colleagues, that adds value. We embrace challenges, focusing on solutions and ensuring that we enjoy the journey, by having fun, team building and sharing experiences and best practices.

    Who we are …

    We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

    What we look for …

    In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth.




    We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.


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    Employee Status:

    Intern/Co-op (Fixed Term)


    No relocation

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    No Travel Required

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