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Metro-Straße 1, Düsseldorf

  1. Full Time
  2. Finance
  3. Düsseldorf

Trainee Controlling (m/f/d)

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Are you a recent business graduate with a master's degree, eager to put your expertise into practice while fast-forward your professional career? We are a leading international wholesale company, offering a unique opportunity for driven and ambitious people to join our Corporate Trainee Programme at METRO AG in Düsseldorf, the holding company of METRO/MAKRO.

ABOUT METRO

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding career in the trade sector or bring in your passion for the same while developing further personally and professionally? Look no further than METRO! As a leading international food wholesaler, we at METRO are specialized in catering to the needs of hotels, restaurants, caterers (HoReCa), independent merchants (Traders), and more. With approximately 17 million customers worldwide, our unique multichannel mix offers the flexibility of purchasing goods in-store or via our digitally connected Food Service Distribution (FSD) delivery. In addition, we are continuously expanding our international online marketplace, METRO MARKETS, to meet the needs of our professional customers. We furthermore take pride in our commitment to sustainability which is considered in all our actions and being listed in various sustainability indices and rankings for years is proof for our dedication (e. g. MSCI, CDP, Dow Jones Sustainability Index). With our business operations spanning 32 countries, over 90,000 employees worldwide and generating sales of around €30 billion in the fiscal year 2022/23, we are determined to continue our journey to growth.

At METRO, we have set ourselves ambitious goals with our “sCore” growth strategy which is closely accompanied by our Fundamentals. These shared values provide us with rules of conduct that are binding for everyone at METRO, in all countries and companies. Our commitment to wholesale is at the forefront of our mission, and we are constantly striving to improve. With our ONE METRO spirit, everyone stands together, bringing curiosity, determination, courage, drive, commitment, and trust. Find out more about METRO at careers.metroag.de.


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ABOUT OUR PROGRAMME

Our traineeship programme is designed to bring you fast-track into a senior expert role in your chosen field. As a trainee, you will have the opportunity to work in various specialized areas, exciting projects and gain exposure to different departments and leaders. In addition, you can complete an assignment in one of our METRO countries, providing a truly international experience.

In our trainee programme in the field of Finance, you will gain first-hand experience in our Corporate Controlling division. You will learn core financial activities in an international corporate holding, such as preparing reports for executive leadership, supervisory board and external analysts, budgeting and forecasting. Furthermore, you will deep-dive into financial and commercial controlling activities with which we evaluate the business performance of our international wholesale entities; based on that, opportunities and risks are identified together with local colleagues and business units. Finally, investment case evaluations will also be are part of your traineeship.

Further details on our programme:

  • 18 months duration starting on 1 October 2024
  • International assignment in a METRO country
  • Constant functional and skills training
  • Unlimited contract
  • Networking events
  • Application period until 31st of March 2024

Qualifications

What you need to bring to the table to be eligible:

  • A master's degree in business/economics with a specialization in Finance, Controlling or a related field with very good results
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office 365, especially Excel
  • Engagement in extra-curricular activities is a plus
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A passion for learning and growth
  • The ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal; German language skill is a plus

Additional Information

In return, we offer an unlimited contract right from the start, a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work in teams of highly motivated and experienced professionals.

To apply, please submit your resume and a motivational letter highlighting your qualifications for your chosen work field, and why you would be a good fit for this programme; instead of the motivational letter, we are also very much welcoming a personal video message in which you can bring this content across personally. If you’re up doing so, please upload your video (max. 3 minutes) together with your CV.

If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding career opportunity and are ready to take your first step into the world of business, we encourage you to apply for our trainee programme. Join METRO and start your journey as a Corporate Trainee today! Shape the future of METRO together with us!

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