Internship: Financial Reporting (IT projects)

Job TitleInternship: Financial Reporting (IT projects)

Job Description

Your challenge

Are you the enthusiastic, talented intern we're looking for?

Eager to learn how Financial Reporting is done on a global business scale?

Then this is a great opportunity to find out!

IT Delivery is responsible for the execution of IT projects and the related processes and tools. An important aspect of managing IT projects is reporting project financial actuals as well as forecast.

We are looking for a motivated Finance intern who can support the team and contribute how to deliver accurate project financials.

Your responsibilities

During this internship, you will be able to delve deeper into the basics of reporting project financials. You will support project and program managers with their financial reporting of projects, by:

  • Check financial consistency
  • Find root causes for deviations
  • Explain deviations to project and program managers, including how to prevent them in the future
  • Propose improvements
  • Instruct and support new project managers how to do financial reporting
  • Keep instructions and training material on financial reporting up-to-date

You will work with our project reporting sIystems (Service NOW PPM and SAP BW).

Your team

You will be part of the IT Delivery team, within Philips Lighting. You will report to the Head of Delivery, work with and coached by the Financial controller of Delivery.

Our offer

We are offering an internship of four to six months, where you will have the unique opportunity to learn and develop yourself in a changing environment with an experienced group of professionals. We are looking for someone who can start on September 2017. This internship can be combined with your thesis project (thesis topic and other details need to be further discussed)

We are looking for

  • Attention to details
  • Proactive and enthusiastic approach
  • Affinity with numbers
  • Analytical skills (able to interpret financial figures and patterns)
  • Self-starter

To be successful in this internship we are looking for you:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree of Science, MBA in: Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Business Management, Project management, Quality management, Statistics
  • Solid organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, experience with SAP ERP is considered a plus

Internship conditions:

  • You will receive an internship allowance; the exact amount depends on your situation. (also towards rented accommodation or public transport
  • The student is entitled to paid leave on the basis of 1 day per month.
  • Opportunity to buy Philips products with tax benefit (Philips MyShop)

Do you recognize yourself in this profile and are you ready to take on this challenge?

Contact Person:

Munkhshur Ganbat

[email protected]

Recruitment process

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  • EU/EER students: In order to be considered for this internship, you need to be registered as a student during the entire internship period. Formal documentation of this may be requested at any time.
  • Non EU students in Dutch Universities: You need to be registered as a student and your university needs to sign the Nuffic Agreement. The internship needs to be compulsory part of your studies (receive ECTS in turn). In case of non-compulsory internship, you need to encompass a letter from the university in which it states that the internship contributes to your personal development, what your learning goals will be and what tasks you will carry out during the internship. The letter has to be signed and stamped by your university.
  • Non EU students in non-Dutch Universities: You need to be registered as a student and the internship should be compulsory part of your studies. Also, you need to be able to get official approval of your university for this internship (Nuffic agreement).

Please apply only if you can meet the aforementioned requirements.

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