Finance Traineeship

Banking / Finance
BDF Beiersdorf
Location: Amsterdam
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What we are looking for

Our ideal Beyond Borders applicants will have the following traits. 

  • A Bachelors or Masters degree,
  • Have studied or worked internationally
  • Have done an undergraduate work placement or internship
  • Can speak a second language

We’re looking for candidates to start in either March or September 2014. If you think you are what we’re looking for, then click the link at the bottom of the page to apply.  We’re looking forward to hearing from you.

Social and support network

You’ll have wide support from a variety of people within Beiersdorf when you join. This will include your peers, previous graduates, rotation line managers, a mentor and HR.  You’ll get to know your graduate peers following structured induction activities and the graduates from previous years can give you an insight into their experiences here so far. All of these connections will allow you to develop not only professionally, but personally too.

All about you

We are focused on developing you, a top talent, into an international business leader of the future.   All of our graduate development programs are geared towards delivering this goal.  You will be involved in a wide range of learning and development initiatives including training workshops, on the job coaching, mentoring and graduate group projects.  There’s also the opportunity to study for further professional qualifications whilst on the scheme.

We have tailored our graduate reward strategy to ensure it focuses on high performance and regular recognition.  You will have the opportunity to increase you salary every six months and we offer a competitive salary to all of our graduates.


At Beiersdorf we know that to continue developing bonds with our consumers and retailers we need to grow our business profitably. Only then can we continue to invest in our brands and deliver innovations that excite our consumers and shoppers. The Finance team work in partnership with commercial functions to maximise performance and profitability. Whether its through collaborative sales forecasting, promotional analysis, scenario planning or careful management of costs the team work together to ensure a strong future for our business.  You could be placed within the role of an Assistant Financial Controller on the scheme. 

Upon completion of Beyond Borders, our graduates can achieve fast track career progression to roles such as Brand Manager, Sales Controller, Operational Buyer or National Account Executive.

Programme Structure

Beyond Borders balances cross functional, international experience and functional expertise.  This allows us to develop business managers that have broad commercial knowledge and in depth functional expertise.

Your experience at Beiersdorf will include with a 12 month placement in a function of your choice; Finance, Supply Chain, Commercial Management or Marketing.  The journey will continue with rotations into two further business functions for a period of six months each. You’ll also get to experience a variety of customers, colleagues and cultures with at least one of your rotations being in another country within Northern Europe.

Programme Objective

Our graduate program, Beyond Borders, is designed to develop diverse and international leaders of the future through broad experience, commercial exposure and roles based across Northern European.

Why Beiersdorf?

Beiersdorf can offer you an international career with brands that are global leaders.  You’ll get the opportunity to start your international career by undertaking a step abroad within the Northern Europe region during the graduate program. At Beiersdorf you get the opportunity to drive business results from day one.  You will be joining us at a time of dynamic change, strong results and ambitious growth plans which you can shape and will be challenged to deliver. Employees at Beiersdorf live Entrepreneurship, Empowerment, Speed and Change. Our culture is integrative, open and honest.  We say what we mean and we deliver what we promise.

Beiersdorf Northern Europe:

The Beiersdorf Northern Europe group is the largest management unit outside of our headquarters in Germany and is an important growth driver for the global business.  Made up of eight countries; The United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, Denmark, Sweden, The Netherlands, Finland, Norway and Iceland, this region offers employees rewarding and varied careers across diverse markets and business challenges. We strive for success and we want you to be a part of it.

Who are we?

If you don’t think you’ve heard of us, think again!We are Beiersdorf, the company behind leading global brands such as Nivea, Elastoplast/Hansoplast and Eucerin.  We are a global skincare company and employ around 16,500 employees across 150 offices.  Now that you recognize our brands, why not be part of the business behind them?

Andere mogelijkheden

Stage finance (incl. mogelijkheid om scriptie te schrijven)

BDF Beiersdorf
Banking / Finance