Student Internship Accounting Specialist,

Netherlands, Gelderland, Arnhem

Business unit: Global Business Services

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.


The Financial Shared Service Center is a regional accounting center that delivers accounting & reporting services and expertise for all legal entities of the business units that we serve. 

Within our Operational Accounting Department in Arnhem we have an internship opportunity for a bachelor (HBO) or Master student Accounting, Accountancy, Economics or similar. You will work and deliver on several financial tasks. They include:
- Support in the continuous improvement plans of the department
- Calculation of KPI’s to measure performance of the Accounting activities and to extend KPI reporting
- General support in the financial reporting process
- General support in operational accounting tasks

During your assignment you will closely cooperate with different business areas. The internship will be a combination of analytical and practical activities and takes 4-6 months, starting on short term.

Vacancy data


Job characteristics

Closing date

November 06, 2016

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Business unit

Global Business Services

Job family


Hierarchy level

Entry Level

Full time/part time


Contract type


Job requirements/Candidate profile

- You are a Bachelor (HBO) or Master student, studying for an Accounting/Accountancy/Economic or similar qualification
- You have knowledge & understanding of Accounting/Business administration
- Knowledge & understanding of SAP(FI/CO) is an advantage
- You are an advanced user of Microsoft Excel
- You have good communication skills in English
Application details
If you would like to receive additional information, please contact Rob Sanders, Graduate Talent Resourcing Partner, telephone +31 (0)88 0106789 #2.
Only online applications, including CV, cover letter and list of grades will be taken into consideration.
An employment screening may form part of the selection procedure.