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    Full-time Position
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    Finance & Accounting
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  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      October 07,2021
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    Internship (Finance): Material Analyst

    About the job

    Are you looking for a challenging internship in Finance within a large international corporation? Are you interested in understanding how the function of finance in a global organization participates in the sourcing and purchasing strategy of our dairy and plant-based product's raw materials? Are you enthusiastic to connect with stakeholders across scopes and learn about the different departments within Danone? Then apply now and become our new Material Analyst Intern in Hoofddorp (NL), starting in November 2021!

    As our new Material Analyst Intern you will be part of the Milk & Plant-Based Finance team working from our offices at Danone Place Amsterdam (DPA), in Hoofddorp. The team focuses on analyzing, co-leading and consolidating the forecast and spend of raw materials such as milk, dairy ingredients and plant-based products throughout the different regions of the organization to understand the performance vs the market and the total impact on the company’s COGS.

    Throughout your internship you will have the following tasks and responsibilities:

    • Perform spend analyses across Milk categories (Liquid milk/local DI/Plant-based)
    • Conduct market inflation estimation and reporting
    • Support with Finance BI improvement
    • Preparation of monthly RF/AOP presentations for Category Cycle reviews
    • Milk data collection and reporting campaigns (Calame & Microstrategy)
    • Prices, projects and volumes analyses review and support for RF (Tagetik tool)

    About you

    We are looking for a HBO/Bachelor/Master student in Finance or a related subject with strong analytical skills in Excel and excellent command of Powerpoint. You have an affinity with performance management software and are eager to learn more about this field. You are able to use and analyze data in spreadsheets. You are eager for development, growth and are excited to gain valuable business experience. You have a ‘team-player’ attitude and have an agile and adaptive mindset. You are also a self-starter with a ‘can do’ mindset, always ready to jump in to support your team. Knowledge of Targetik, Power BI and previous relevant internship/work experience will be considered as a plus.

    Next to this, there are a few eligibility requirements:

    • Enrolled as a HBO/Bachelor/Masters student during the whole internship period (if you are a non-EU citizen, you need to be enrolled at a Dutch university);
    • You can start as of November/December for 9-12 months, 4 to 5 days a week;
    • You are fluent in English – written and spoken;
    • You are able to work in Hoofddorp, the Netherlands
    • Please note that you are required to relocate to the Netherlands (if abroad) for this internship and get a BSN.

    About us

    Working here you’ll need to enjoy a fast-pace, complexity and it can get a little challenging. But it’s packed with opportunities. Danone’s people-oriented culture will provide you with the support needed to develop and pursue your interests. Be innovative and entrepreneurial and the impact you could make might just amaze you. Join our movement for a healthier world. One Planet One Health BY YOU.

    We are proud to be an equal employer. We are convinced our differences make the difference and that an inclusive working environment will drive our growth as a business, as teams and as individuals. We will therefore consider all applicants for employment* fostering an inclusive working culture that is accessible for all.

    B Corps are businesses that meet the highest standards in terms of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency and legal accountability. In line with Danone’s 2030 goals, we aim for all of Danone Benelux to be certified by 2025.

    You will be part of the Internal Control team within the Milk and Plant-based Finance Team and will work under the supervision of Finance Milk Controller Javier Mena Rangel. This friendly, open and collaborative team will make you feel part of the family from day one and you will be able to observe and learn from experienced and talented finance professionals.

    We Offer

    Proactivity, empowerment, and diversity are the basis of Danone culture. You will be part of an international environment where every day can be a fresh adventure, full of new possibilities and opportunities to learn.

    By joining this team you will develop your analytical and communication skills and interact with stakeholders across different departments within the Benelux. You will meet talented and inspiring people and you will learn from the very best!

    We offer a gross monthly internship allowance**of 450 (HBO students) or 550 (University students) euros per month and a home working allowance/contribution towards travel if required. 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 now! You have until the closing date 12th of October 2021 to apply. The recruitment process for internships is as follows: Stage One – submit your application with your CV and Cover Letter; Stage Two – we will get to know you better through answering some questions which you will submit through video format; Stage Three – we will invite you to an interview with your team. Please note that sometimes there are slight changes to this process.

    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 Ruben Martin, Talent Recruitment Intern at

    • all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status

    ** Please be aware that you must acquire a BSN number to receive the full internship allowance.

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