International Graduate Programme - Finance track

s-Hertogenbosch (Netherlands)
Student / Recent Graduate
Broadview Holding BV

The Job

INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE PROGRAMME - BROADVIEW HOLDING Opportunity for master’s graduates (Finance, Accounting and Control, Financial Management and related subjects) to become part of our group. Our business is only sustainable if we are able to convert sales growth into higher profits and cash. This requires a keen eye on financial performance and the proper safeguarding of our reporting requirements. Finance helps companies steer their businesses properly and identify opportunities for improvement. In addition to this, our financial professionals are responsible for all of the group’s external financial reporting. We see that our young talents play an important role in implementing new solutions for monitoring financial performance and bringing our internal controls and financial reporting to the next level. In this way, we can develop and monitor financial improvements and promote discussions with decision makers in different departments, from purchasing, R&D and production to sales and marketing. This requires organizational skills and analytical power to manage improvement projects and safeguard compliance with reporting requirements. Almost every finance job requires problem-solving skills, and some of your day-to-day tasks involve understanding complex problems. We highly appreciate the ability young talents have to analytically challenge our current way of working. About Broadview Holding Broadview is a holding company (belonging to HAL Investments) that pursues long-term growth and value creation through active support of its operating companies and efficient capital allocation. Our aim is to support our companies in their development to become and stay the reference in their industry. So that they are still relevant decades from now. We believe this approach benefits all stakeholders, from our employees to our shareholders and from our suppliers to our clients. Due to recent acquisitions, the group has expanded significantly and currently employs around 6.000 employees worldwide in our operating companies that can be grouped in two sectors: Material technology - Trespa (NL), Arpa (IT), Westag & Getalit (GE), Formica Group (worldwide), Homapal (GE) and Direct Online Services (UK) With combined sales of EUR 1.2 billion our material technology business has a leading position in the global market for surface materials. Continuous investment to develop new and innovative products is a key part of the strategy for this cluster. This is supported by Nemho (Next Material House) as the center of excellence for technology in our group. Next to technology, there is a strong focus on commercial excellence to ensure an adequate representation of the added value of our products in the market which can include expanding the position of our companies in the value chain. Energy - Broadview Energy Solutions (NL), Barents NaturGass (NO), Aritas (TR) and DMT Environmental Technology (NL) The current energy portfolio focuses on the growing category of small scale distribution of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a viable and cleaner alternative. The move to natural gas as an alternative to fuel oil and gasoil enables clients in off-grid industry, heavy duty trucking and shipping to lower emissions while saving fuel costs. The scope also includes other parts of the natural gas value chain such as gas storage and equipment manufacturing. Furthermore, related fields such as bio fuels and renewable power generation have our interest. The International Graduate Programme The International Graduate Programme is our way of investing in young talents who have just graduated from university while developing future leaders for the companies in our business portfolio. Over a period of 18 months, you will work on two or three challenging projects in different countries and companies within the group. If you strive to get the most out of yourself and to make an impact in an international environment, this is a powerful start to your career. We offer projects linked to business analytics, engineering, R&D, sustainability and legal as a first step inside the group companies. You can read more about the programme, examples of projects and testimonials of (former) trainees on our website. The programme offers: A solid analytical basis and broad understanding of a variety of disciplines, industries and countries. Working side by side with CEO’s and other senior management so that you play an integral part in the strategic challenges and the growth of our companies. A high feedback frequency facilitates development. Continued personal mentoring and several days of training in the Netherlands, to ensure a steep learning curve related to both personal and professional development. Access to an international network of ambitious young talent. A competitive salary including housing while on the programme. Who is the programme for? To participate, you require a master’s degree. The most relevant study backgrounds are technology and business focused. However we are open to other directions in combination with relevant internship experience. Especially chemical engineering, materials science/engineering, chemistry, process engineering and sustainability related graduates are encouraged to apply. We are looking for trainees with a specific mindset. Do you recognise yourself in the following description? If so, you may be one of our future trainees: a driven, self-motivated and determined person who sets and achieves ambitious targets a person with very good interpersonal skills, strong team spirit and a hands-on attitude a systematic and analytical thinker a quick learner who is self-reflective and open to feedback a strong communicator determined, disciplined and persistent structured, precise and detailed curious and pro-active As you will be relocated during the programme, previous experience of living abroad indicates that you will be able to adjust to living in another country. It is essential that you have a good command of both spoken and written English. Ability in other European languages is considered an asset. Selection We recruit, select and hire trainees throughout the year. Our selection process is quick and generally consists of the following steps: CV screening To assess academic results, international experience and affinity A Skype interview To get to know you and understand your motivation An online assessment An analytical capabilities tests A final, face to face round With senior management at one of our offices This involves a business case presentation Right after the final round, a decision will be made as to whether or not you will be offered a place on the programme. Application Please apply by submitting your application via our website.

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