PepsiCo Careers

Internship : Commercial Finance AFH

Zaventem, Belgium
Students - Intern

Belgium - English

Job Description

Auto req ID: 160958BR

Job Description

What does the role involve?

We are looking for two Commercial Finance interns starting from February 2019, for a period of six months, that acts as a spider in the web between our commercial teams and finance to achieve sustainable growth and profitability for both PepsiCo and the retailer. As a Commercial Finance intern, you will analyze and improve the profitability of the accounts that you're in charge of. You are the link between sales and finance and will analyze the effectiveness and profitability of promotions and give advice on improving the promotional strategy. You will analyze the performance of the accounts based on commercial plans, sales data and historical data, identifying trends and developments and potential risks and opportunities. You should be able to think from the customer's point of view and focus on consumer behavior, to collect and analyze the right information. In addition, you will be responsible for managing and improving a number of reports. There is also scope for own initiatives, with the possibility of taking the lead in several projects. This internship is an ideal opportunity to acquire commercial finance experience at a major international company.

In this role, you will work with account managers, finance and demand planners. With your colleagues in the commercial finance team, you will work on further developing the financial reporting processes. You will report to the Commercial Finance Manager.

To make this role a success, you will need strong communication skills, coupled with sharp analytical ability. This will enable you to interpret numbers correctly and convert them into concrete action plans. In addition, your result is focused, positive and ambitious.

What do we offer you?

At PepsiCo, we are not only proud of our market leading brands, but also attach great value to growth opportunities and personal development. Next to working with inspirational and creative colleagues, we offer sufficient training opportunities to give our professionals the opportunity to achieve great results. At PepsiCo we foster an informal working atmosphere and value everyone's input and ideas. No day is ever the same and you will constantly be challenged to bring out your best!

As an intern, you will not only be remunerated for your role, which will include travel allowances, but also get several opportunities which will ensure that you have a holistic, and fun experience for six months. For example, you, are given multiple chances to connect with the current interns (25-30) that help in knowledge and experience sharing; get to take home goodies from the company every Friday, to name a few!

About PepsiCo and you!

PepsiCo is one of the largest foods and beverages companies in the world. Every day, worldwide, people consume PepsiCo products, more than a billion times. With strong brands like Pepsi, 7UP, Lay's, Tropicana, Doritos, Quaker and Duyvis, we are firmly represented within the Benelux. Here, we work with 1,400 employees at 7 different locations to ensure the success of our company. At PepsiCo we cultivate an informal, dynamic and result-oriented business culture - we strive for success!

At the heart of PepsiCo, is Performance with Purpose - our goal to deliver top-tier financial performance while creating sustainable value for all stakeholders. We believe that delivering for our consumers and customers, protecting our environment, sourcing with integrity and investing in our employees are not just the right thing to do, but that these actions also position PepsiCo for long-term, sustainable growth.


By uploading your CV, for the aforementioned vacancy, you will automatically apply for the Next Interns Day on the 6th of December 2018. During this day the selection for this internship will take place. The deadline for the uploading of your CVs is the 28th of November 2018 (18:00h) and we will invite a maximum of 30 students for this event.

After considering your application, we will give you the opportunity to answer a few questions via a phone interview. For questions regarding this internship vacancy, please contact Valérie Marien (+32.761.97.16 or


Who are we looking for?
You are someone who:
• is an WO bachelor's or master’s student or graduated (max. 3 months) with an affinity Business Administration or Business Economics;
• has strong analytical skills and can tell the story behind the data;
• is accurate, analytical and proficient in Excel and PowerPoint;
• has an assertive attitude, can start own projects - asks many questions, can work independently;
• is ambitious, focused on results and has enthusiasm and positive attitude;
• is fluent in Dutch (in both speaking and writing) and has a good command over the English language too

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Temporary