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UnileverInternship Management Reporting - Finance

Application deadline 09-05-2016
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09-05-2016 (For Past)






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Background information

Unilever’s European supply chain activities are managed from one centralized European Supply Chain organization based in Switzerland. This organization manages the buying of materials, production, transportation and warehousing of all our brands sold throughout Europe.
The management reporting of the financial European Supply Chain Results takes place from Rotterdam.
The Planning & Reporting department is based in Rotterdam and is officially reporting into the Supply Chain Controlling team based in Switzerland. The team is a multi-cultural organization, working on the European region results. The responsibility of our team is to deliver the European Supply Chain Management results and reporting of Working Capital and Stocks. 
We are looking for an intern for 6 months to support our team on the reporting of the supply chain management results. To ensure business continuity in the team there is a need to document our processes and activities. You will start the internship with supporting in documenting the current official reporting activities. At the same time you will actually learn how to perform these activities. With that knowledge you will then gain real hands-on experience by actually performing some of these reporting activities in the June month end closure process. You will be in contact with different departments in the Unilever organization.
In the second half of this internship there will be other reporting activities to be picked up, or projects to participate in.
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Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • To provide an idea of the reporting activities part of this internship:
  • Reporting European Supply Chain Results Actuals and Forecast;
  • Reporting Working Capital Actuals and Forecast;
  • Business Waste reporting;
  • Gross Margin Variance reporting;
  • Preparing the monthly sales flash.
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Skills & Experience

  • You are a master student or recent graduate in Business Economics, Business Administration, Management Accounting, Controlling;
  • You have basic knowledge about Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet reporting;
  • You have proficiency in English;
  • You have a high level of analytical skills;
  • You have working experience with Microsoft Excel;
  • You have the ability to quickly learn how to use different software systems;
  • You have a certain level of self-dependency;
  • You are available full time, for six months, starting from May.
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  • Analytical ability;
  • Enterprising behaviour;
  • Ability to learn.
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Our offer

We offer you a dynamic environment in which people with energy, creativity and passion work together. There are good opportunities to pursue your professional and personal goals and develop yourself on national and international level. In addition, you will get the opportunity to:

  • Gain working experience in a FMCG multi-national environment;
  • Learn about Unilever’s Management Reporting processes and Profit & Loss;
  • Actually perform hands-on reporting activities;
  • Be part of a multi-cultural team;
  • Gain exposure throughout the Unilever organization.
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How to apply

To apply, you must do so online. Your application will be reviewed against our requirements and we will be in touch shortly to provide you with an update on the status of your application. For any additional queries, please contact Rik de Heer via 
On any given day, two billion people use Unilever products to look good, feel good and get more out of life. With more than 400 brands focused on health and wellbeing, no company touches so many people’s lives in so many different ways. Our portfolio ranges from nutritionally balanced foods to indulgent ice creams, affordable soaps, luxurious shampoos and everyday household care products. We produce world-leading brands including Lipton, Knorr, Dove, Axe, Hellmann’s and Omo, alongside trusted local names such as Andrélon, Blue Band and Conimex.
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