Internship Controlling Group & HQ (m/w/d) | Beiersdorf NIVEA

Beiersdorf is known for its leading international skin care brands, including NIVEA, Eucerin, Labello, 8x4 and Hansaplast/Elastoplast. To maintain our growth we offer broad responsibilities and challenging tasks, enabling our people to raise the bar in all fields of our business - every day right from the start.

Your Tasks

From day one, you will have the exciting opportunity to get involved in activities of both Headquarters and Group Controlling - two exposed teams in a global network between Regions, Business and Corporate Finance. The internship is based at the Headquarters in Hamburg, Germany.

Main tasks:

  • Provide condensed financial reports directly to Top Management for steering the Group on monthly, quarterly, and yearly basis (e.g. P&L, Net Sales, Pricing, General Expenses, Staff).
  • Support the planning activities during forecasts and help executing the plan of Headquarters through steering the resources and monitoring of General Expenses / R&D development.
  • Shape the future operations and decision-making of the company by being involved in cross functional projects (that includes projects, where you will be responsible for the final execution).
  • Analyze and identify critical business developments with their risks and opportunities and initiate measures to increase efficiency / profitability.
  • Drive the continuous optimization of finance processes and performance management.
  • Tackle ad-hoc topics through analysis and support decision-making.
  • Develop your systems affinity through practical application in e.g. SAP and BI/Power BI.

Your Profile

  • At least 2 years of Studies in Economics, International Management or similar with grades above average
  • Available for 6 months commencing November 2022. Properly enrolled during the entire internship or in Gap Year between Bachelor's degree and preparation for Master's degree.
  • Pro-active working attitude to takeover wider responsibilities, proofed in earlier internships. After graduation we recruit candidates from the pool of Interns who demonstrated their drive and performance.
  • Analytical competence, solution-oriented and pragmatic.
  • Strong sense of responsibility and ownership.
  • Excellent communication skills, fun in working as team player, enthusiastic in developing own ideas, International Mindset.
  • Fluent English, German optional, good experience in MS Office (e.g. Excel, Powerpoint).


Are you wondering whether this or our other jobs suit you? Then find out HERE! Discover your strengths and hidden potentials with us.


You are welcome to apply without a cover letter. We look forward to receiving your application including a compelling curriculum vitae with relevant references and certificates.

We kindly ask you to submit applications exclusively via our online application portal. Open applications or applications by email cannot be considered or answered for data protection reasons.
If you have any questions, please contact our recruiter Carina Huesmann at

Job Details

Contract Type:
Limited, 6 Months / Full-Time
Default Department Recruiting
Job Start Date:
Country / City:
Germany / Hamburg
Beiersdorf AG
Job ID: