Intern Financial Planning & Analysis - LS Controlling (all genders)

Merck KGaA Darmstadt, Germany
Darmstadt, Germany
Competitive salary
17 Jun 2021
19 Jun 2021
Experience level
Entry level, Internship
A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your role:

As a member of our Financial Planning and Analysis team, you will get to know multiple facets of Life Science Controlling. You will support the actual reporting process for the Life Science Business Sector and provide analysis and insights on key drivers of financial performance - with a focus on P&L, Net Working Capital, and Cash Flow. In addition, you will support the planning activities within Life Science Controlling, including quarterly forecasts as well as the annual operating and strategic financial plan. This includes e.g. the maintenance and development of planning tools and the definition of standards and procedures for the Life Science Business Sector. You will also be involved in the preparation of financial reviews with the Life Science Controlling Executive Committee (LSCEC) and support project assignments.

Who you are:
  • You are currently enrolled at a university in business administration (minimum 4th semester)
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint Skills
  • First internship(s) in Finance, e.g. in Accounting or Financial Controlling
  • Strong written and oral business communication in English
  • Proactive and solution-driven working approach with f ocus on quality

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Job Requisition ID: 222654

Location: Darmstadt

Career Level: A - Current Student

Working time model: full-time

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US Disclosure
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North America Disclosure
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