Franchise Finance Internship

Job Description

Auto req ID: 194172BR

Job Description

What does the role involve?

Are you looking for a finance internship, for a period of 6 months starting from February 2020, where you can act as the right-hand side of the Franchise Finance manager for the Benelux in all day-to-day business activities, then look no further! The daily activities include (but are not limited to) reviewing & analysing (bottler) performance, month-end close process, monthly forecasting and creating business insights.

Key to being successful in this role is the ability to being able to think full system (PepsiCo, Bottler, Retailer, and consumer) in order to support the team with the correct information to make the best decisions. Own initiative in improvement and harmonisation of processes and/or reports is highly valued and appreciated. This unique and challenging internship gives you a great learning experience in the worlds of Finance and Franchise Management at a major international company, including a wide variety of tasks and possibility to bring up your own ideas.

In this role, you will work with the Social Beverage team (marketing, franchise manager, franchise finance team), finance and control in both Benelux and DACH). With your colleagues in the Franchise Finance team, you will work on further developing the financial reporting processes. You will report to the Franchise Finance Manager.

To be successful in this internship, you will need a strong curiosity and eagerness to learn & understand new processes coupled with sharp analytical ability and strong communication skills. This will enable you to interpret numbers correctly, and convert them into concrete advice/reporting.

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! PepsiCo was rewarded this year once again with the Top Employer Nederland and Top Employer Europe certification.

In addition to your rewarding job function, we offer excellent working conditions that go hand in hand. For example, you get remunerated for your role as an intern, get to take home goodies from the company every Friday and are given multiple chances to connect with the other interns (25-30), to name a few!

About PepsiCo

PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated more than $64 billion in net revenue in 2018, driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker and Tropicana. PepsiCo's product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.

Guiding PepsiCo is our vision to Be the Global Leader in Convenient Foods and Beverages by Winning with Purpose. “Winning with Purpose” reflects our ambition to win sustainably in the marketplace and embed purpose into all aspects of the business. For more information, visit


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;

  • is accurate, analytical and proficient in Excel and PowerPoint;

  • has an assertive & curious attitude – asks many questions, can work independently;

  • is enthusiastic, positive, accurate, and ambitious;

  • excels in analysing data and can tell the story behind the data;

  • is fluent in Dutch and English (in both speaking and writing)

  • you have genuine interest in how the company operates in this area and are keen on keeping track of the latest developments in the world of digitalization.


Upload your CV and cover letter! If your profile fits to the role and to PepsiCo, we will invite you for a video interview. For questions regarding this internship vacancy, please contact Jelle van Balen (

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable