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NuonIntern Controlling at Business Area Heat

Application deadline 24-09-2015
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24-09-2015 (For Past)


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Intern Controlling at Business Area Heat

Are you looking for a challenging finance internship in the energy market? Do you aim to work in an international team on complex topics and analysis? This is your chance!

Business Area Heat Netherlands consists of three units: district heating, generation and industry parks. The controlling team (30 employees) is acting in dynamic circumstances caused by changes both driven from internal continuous improvement ambition and changes initiated by the Vattenfall group or Business Area. Standardization of systems and processes will affect the organization and provides the team a big challenge.

We will be happy to welcome an intern to lead specific (change) projects for a period of 3-6 months. You will directly report to the Manager Finance.

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Your role as intern Controlling

Your main focus will be to lead a project to rationalize our internal control framework over two units and their main processes. Furthermore you will install an authorization model, avoiding conflict of duties for all three units fitting to the organizational structure.

The assignment is developed to provide an in-depth view on Business Area controlling activities:  

  • Develop a set of controls that mitigate process risks and contribute to achievement of unit objectives, 
  • Establish and maintain correct SAP mandates and delegation of duties, without non conformities.

Actual assignment may vary due to new insights and will be aligned with your development wishes. 

Your profile as intern Controlling

You will be successful in this internship if you are capable to develop sustainable solutions in a short time frame. For this responsibility you need excellent analytical and communication skills. Furthermore you have are enthusiastic, ambitious, eager to learn and develop.

When confronted with complex cases, you don’t give up; on the contrary, you have lots of energy to find the best solution. Asking questions and being assertive are also soft skills you use to be successful. 

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We also require from our intern:

  • Living and studying in the Netherlands.
  • Fluent in English and preferably Dutch.
  • Currently studying a Master in the field of finance, business administration or similar.
  • Good knowledge of Excel and SAP.
  • Experience with project management is an advantage.
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Our Offer

Jimmy Bouterse (Manager Finance):

‘’Choose a job you love and you’ll never have to work a day in your life”, Confucius once wrote.

These words go for me like no other. That’s also why I highly recommend students to do an internship during their studies. To find out which workspace and environment fits with their character. To learn more about various businesses. This will help to grow in self-development. 

I can offer you a great finance internship in a dynamic field of Vattenfall Heat. You will get the chance to learn more about the business and operational controlling activities. I am sure you have grown on the controlling field after this internship. This will happen by given you responsibility, advice and feedback. If you are ready to make the difference, I look forward receiving your application!’’

If you do an internship you will be part of the internship network Voltage. Every month we organize an activity for our interns in the whole company. For example: application training, LinkedIn training, lunches and excursions (for example to the Nuon Solar Team).

There are also monthly sports, cultural and social activities from the MegaWatt network (this is the young employees network in Vattenfall) you can join. 

These are all moments to do sparring with each other about your different experiences within the company and hear more about the organization. It’s also good for your network!

Vattenfall offers a fixed compensation of 500 euro per month.

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Your workspace

Business Area Heat develops, operates, maintains and optimizes the full value chain of heating and cooling networks and efficient heat and energy production to serve customers and society with reliable heat and electricity in Germany, the Netherlands and Sweden. We aim to grow by delighting our customers and being a preferred partner to cities and other stakeholders. We strive to provide efficient, climate-friendly solutions to the energy transition. While doing this we will focus on healthy cash flows, an excellent safety record and high reliability of production and supply.

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