Finance – Added value for milk

The application for the Traineeship starting in September 2019 is open NOW until April 21st 2019 and you can apply here!

FrieslandCampina is one of the leading global players in dairy – a position which can only be maintained through sound financial management. Talented professionals, like you, are always looking for optimal value for money; you want to win in the market. At FrieslandCampina, we want to be profitable to be able to make a positive, long lasting impact. Our long-term vision focuses on generating profits in order to create value for our member dairy farmers.

The Finance traineeship
As finance trainee at FrieslandCampina you will constantly be challenged. We need you to be proactive and you need to have the ability to persuade others. As a finance trainee, you will work on two different projects in two different roles within our finance departments. On the one hand you can work in our financial shared services in which operational financial activities are being performed. On the other hand you will have the possibility to work in a role in which you discover factors driving the business and explore in which direction the company should go to create more value. In all these roles you will work with different systems, processes and stakeholders.

Although your main task will be within our finance department, you will also work closely together with marketing, sales and supply chain. Therefore you will experience various different processes, and projects. As a finance trainee you should have affinity with finance, and it is very beneficial if you already have experience with financial tools and systems.

The FrieslandCampina traineeship is a two-year program, during which you will complete two assignments of one year. The assignments can be an extension of each other or can be in completely different roles. Your first assignment will be assigned to you by us, however during the second assignment you have the opportunity to choose or create your own assignment with our support. When you work at FrieslandCampina you will explore that the sky is the limit when it comes to your own career! When you proactively look for new opportunities, anything is possible.

Basic Qualifications:
▪ WO Master, preferably in Finance, Accounting & Controlling, Business Administration or Economics
▪ Entry level work experience and/or internship or relevant sideline;
▪ Experience with financial systems is an advantage;
▪ Affinity with Finance and FMCG;
▪ International focus, mindset and mobility;
▪ Team player, analytical skills, result driven, social and leadership skills;
▪ Fluent in English.

Example of assignments

Management accountant in the supply chain department:
As a Finance trainee, you will build several reports with financial information that you will submit to the financial management team. Thereby you make sure everything in the system is correct( SAP for example). As management account you work closely together with your team and people from different departments within the company.

Strategic Pricing cheese butter milkpowder:
In the strategic pricing role, you will discuss and think about the prices and belonging to the Cheese Butter and Milkpowder department.

Commercial Controller:
As commercial controller you will learn the basic tricks of the financial part of FrieslandCampina. In this financial job, you will regularly work with marketing and sales departments. You will have a company-wide view on business activities and ensure the company remains in control. A controller adds value for the whole organization and ensures FrieslandCampina safeguards what is has.

Are we looking for you?
Are you hungry for results and ready to work in one of our financial teams? Take the chance to step, determine your career path and add value to our company as finance trainee! The finance traineeship of FrieslandCampina will give a boost to your career!

How to apply?
Check the website and vacancy page of FrieslandCampina to see when you can apply for the next cohort of the traineeship. Already curious about our selection procedure? Click here!

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