Internship - Financial Controlling & Budget Management

Where others see barriers, we see opportunities.

Do you enjoy supporting customers realizing breakthrough value? Do you stay attuned to your customers' needs and visions? Do you like to work openly and supportively together with your colleagues and customers? Our work involves many different minds and skills, it can't be done alone.

It's a great time being SES.

SES is the world-leading satellite operator providing end-to-end communication solutions. SES leads across new technologies in video, enterprise, mobility and government

We are a team of people coming from all across the globe who work together to make a real difference in the world.

  • We help to bridge the digital divide by connecting millions of people on the African continent.
  • We make it possible for people to stay connected while flying 10km up on a commercial airplane. We provide extensive satellite coverage of all of the world's seas and ocean regions via our dedicated mobility beams
  • We distribute 7,400 channels to more than 1 billion people in 317 million homes.
  • We work together with our partners to develop new standards that transform how people consume and enjoy entertainment.

Internship - Financial Controlling & Budget Management

Luxembourg - Betzdorf


Up to 6-month internship, starting early 2018

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the Financial Controlling & Budget Management team in a fast-paced, global organization within an innovative and unique industry. Based in Luxembourg, you will contribute to day to day controlling activities as well as provide dedicated support to the development of the controlling tools in the company's ERP system.


  • Support ongoing development of Financial Systems (SAP ERP, GRC and Reporting systems), with a focus on controlling related activities and processes
  • Participate in the preparation and review of monthly financial results as well as Budget 2018 including enhancement of tools and systems in support of each process
  • Support day to day financial control activities involving data analysis
  • Work as needed in cost and spend rationalization and activity based cost reviews

Experience / Qualifications

  • Being an advanced student in Finance/Accounting and IT (Bachelor's or Master's)
  • Knowledge of accounting and cost management principles
  • Strong computer literacy, with proficiency in MS Excel & solid ERP knowledge (SAP preferred)
  • Excellent analytical skills, experience with data analysis and database knowledge
  • High level of accuracy and attention to details
  • Ability to set priorities and to work under tight deadlines
  • Good communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to details
  • Drive to follow-through on task until completion
  • Fluency in spoken and written English, with French/German considered an asset
  • EU nationality or work permit for Luxembourg
  • Interest in the media/telecommunication business and technical interest in satellites

We offer you

  • A diverse workplace. For SES, diversity is more than a question of gender or race; we welcome different minds and different skills.
  • An exciting experience in a fast moving and fascinating industry. Our technology is launching into space on the next generation of rockets.
  • The internship is remunerated. SES provides sport facilities and a canteen on site.

SES is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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