IT Finance Controlling Intern

Brussels (Belgium)
Student / Recent Graduate

The Job

Company Description Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins laboratories work with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Job Description Within the Group IT Controlling team, you will be responsible for monitoring and analysing financial data (Group IT expenses), tracking purchases, updating forecasts and maintaining the Group IT structure. Furthermore, you will help your team members with consolidating and challenging different iterations of the annual Group IT budget. You will also aid month-end closing activities, including generating financial statements and management reports. • Support the annual budget cycle, including forecasts and mid-term planning; • Support the compliance cycle for budget deviations; • Interact with the various accounting and payroll officers across the world to obtain monthly payroll data for IT sections and reconcile the payroll data with the Group financial reporting; • Update/create management reporting on a monthly basis; • Implement structure changes in the master data (creating and moving Business Units, creating Business Unit Clusters) and oversee the status throughout; • Assist in the purchase order creation and approval process. Qualifications • Currently working towards a degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration; • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel and/or Access, VBA Programming and knowledge of Coupa is a plus; affinity with IT; • Ability to prioritise workload; eagerness to learn and meet challenging, assigned deadlines; • Fluent English is a must; • Experience with ERP systems and BI systems and/or knowledge of IBM TM1/Planning Analytics is a plus; • Highly analytical and structured approach, strong reasoning abilities; • Self-motivated and able to troubleshoot and work independently with minimum supervision; • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees and management to maximise performance, creativity, problem-solving, and results. Additional Information This internship is compensated. An internship agreement with your university is required. Duration: 6 months (negotiable) Starting date: Immediate start / January 2023 Being part of the Eurofins IT Group Controlling Team will provide invaluable experience and exposure to kick-start your career. You will support the team on a range of challenging projects, with intensive coaching. You will take on challenges as part of a multi-cultural and cross-regional team in an international and fast-growing organisation. Visit our students & graduates careers site : Join the sustainability path : Eurofins companies believe in strength and innovation through diversity, and we have a mission to drive equality, celebrate our employees’ differences, and foster inclusion across our network. The Eurofins Group Code of Ethics therefore strictly prohibits discrimination, inside and outside of the recruitment process: this applies to gender identity, race, nationality, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, and everything else that makes employees of Eurofins companies unique. Company Description The Eurofins network of companies is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing, and in discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and agroscience Contract Research services. Eurofins is also a market leader in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, and in the support of clinical studies, as well as in BioPharma Contract Development and Manufacturing. The Group also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products. In over 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 61,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 940 laboratories in 59 countries. Eurofins companies offer a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products. In 2021, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR 6.72 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.
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