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

Date: Mar 3, 2023

Location: Hamburg, DE

Company: Beiersdorf

At Beiersdorf, we want to help people feel good about their skin – and our commitment goes far beyond caring for skin. For 140 years, we have developed innovative skin and body care products for well-known brands such as NIVEA, Eucerin, La Prairie, Hansaplast, and Labello. We act according to our purpose, WE CARE BEYOND SKIN, and take responsibility for our consumers, our employees, the environment and society.

Behind every brand, every product and every accomplishment are our more than 20,000 employees. It is for them that we live an inclusive culture of respect and trust that is strongly aligned with our values – CARE, COURAGE, SIMPLICITY and TRUST. We also embrace diversity by valuing the uniqueness of each individual and being committed to equal opportunities for all.


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 August 2023. 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).



At Beiersdorf, we embrace Diversity and aim to provide equal opportunities to all of our applicants – regardless of e.g. gender, sexual identity, nationality, ethnicity, religion or ideology, disability or age. We would therefore kindly ask you to include only information and data in your documents which are relevant for the assessment of your application (e.g. curriculum vitae with relevant references and certificates). For instance, please feel free to upload your CV without a picture. If you have any questions, please contact our recruiter Carina Huesmann via


Curious about your salary? Your work at Beiersdorf will be fairly remunerated, both with a voluntary internship and with a compulsory internship you earn 2.000 € per month. For a working student activity, our salary is 18,19 € per hour.