Trainee Program International Financial Management

On this 18-month trainee program you’ll be part of our international finance team, learning about our entire financial sphere and creating your own network in the company. You’ll play a role in developing and implementing innovative financial solutions that make a difference to our business. Ultimately, your program is an excellent launchpad for a career in our Accounting or Controlling department.

What to expect:

  • Duration of the trainee program: 18 months, including a six-to-eight-week stay abroad
  • Focus: Accounting, Corporate Controlling or Business Unit Controlling
  • Procedure: Participants will be assigned to different stations for two to eight weeks each:
  • Finance Academy/Onboarding
  • Two mandatory stations (Audit and Business Intelligence & Consolidation Solutions)
  • Three other mandatory stations in the field of accounting or controlling –according to focus
  • According to individual interest and planned target function, also different optional stations in adjacent areas; the participants plan these together with their mentor

What you need

Study/Work experience
  • Completed undergraduate or graduate degree, preferably a double qualification (e.g. MBA) or a Bachelor’s degree with an additional qualification (e.g. apprenticeship, longer internships)
  • Field of study: Business administration, international business or similar, each with a focus on controlling, accounting, auditing and/or finance, or engineering economics with a focus on economics
  • Initial work experience (e.g. through internships)
As well as your financial expertise, you’ll need the personality and passion to influence our finances, including:
  • Strategic thinking
  • Curiosity for new experiences and challenges
  • Interest in further professional and personal self-development
  • Courage to question processes and structures
  • Strong communication skills
  • Enjoy working in colorful and diverse teams
  • Excellent German and English language skills 

Our trainee program is the launchpad for a variety of career opportunities. From starting in our accounting or controlling division, you’ll discover a variety of possibilities, from finance and investor relations, to even marketing or general management. Your personal interests will guide your development and once you find your path, we’ll support you all the way.

The application phase for our International Trainee Program for Financial Management is currently closed and will most likely be reopened in 2021.