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A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.
This 2-year General Finance graduate program targets you as an outstanding Master student. It offers you a wide array of opportunities and experiences to prepare you for future roles within the Merck Finance organization. The program encompasses rotations across Finance functions and ensures continuous learning. This includes international assignments, mentoring and formal training resulting in personal and professional development.
During your 24-months individual rotation plan, you will get to know multiple facets of Finance and build a strong companywide network. In the first year at our headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany, you will experience different Finance areas with focus on Controlling and Accounting / Reporting and deepen your understanding of the business, Finance tools and the requirements of the Finance function. In addition to supporting daily business, you will also take ownership for high impact projects within Finance.
In the subsequent 12-months assignment in one of our entities abroad, you will be assigned to our local Finance organization. As a member of the local team you will be responsible for processes and projects within different local Finance functions to enhance your Finance expertise and to further develop business acumen as well as cross-cultural competences.
After successfully completing the program, you will move into an exciting role within the Group Finance organization in Germany or abroad, taking into consideration your interest and career aspirations, professional development opportunities, as well as business needs.
The recruitment event will take place on October 5th, 2022. The program starts in March 2023 offering a permanent contract.
Who you are:
Master's degree (or equivalent) in Finance/Business Studies or Industrial Engineering/ Business Informatics with a Finance focus
Outstanding academic performance and first practical experiences in Finance via internships, e.g. in Accounting or Financial Controlling
Sound financial knowledge and analytical skills
Willingness to embrace new technology, with prior touchpoints to Finance digitization, data science and/or business intelligence
Profound knowledge of MS Office; Tableau skills are a plus
Fluency in English and a second language
High learning agility and curiosity to problem solving
Excellent presentation and communication skills
Initiative to network and collaborate in teams