Finance Analyst Internship

Job Description

Auto req ID: 196650BR

Job Description

What does the role involve?

We are looking for a curious analyst who will strengthen our Finance Planning & Analysis (FP&A) department for 6 months, from February 2020 onwards! This internship gives you the chance to gain a lot of knowledge about the full P&L and business drivers causing variances to Plan as well as systems and creating efficiency in our monthly processes. We are looking for a curious and enthusiastic intern who will support the FP&A department in compiling the full P&L and cracking the numbers.

As a finance analyst intern, you will support in providing the periodic updates of the full P&L and provide analysis and insights in the variances versus Plan. You will for example look into the performance of Advertising & Marketing, Cost of Goods Sold or Overheads. On top of that you will support embedding our newly implemented forecasting tool, this gives you the opportunity to learn the tool inside out and also leave a footprint in the processes we will work with going forward.

Our team is responsible for the provision of a rolling forecasting, enabling our management to make profound decisions to steer the business. This includes performance of all brands within PepsiCo’s portfolio, including Lay’s, Doritos, Pepsi, Quaker, etc. You will work closely together with colleagues of different departments such as Supply Chain, Forecasting & Reporting and Commercial Finance.

To be successful in this role, you need to be curious to understand what causes changes in the performance. You also need to be capable to run accurate analyses. Furthermore, you should like to take initiative and run projects independently. You should also have strong communication skills, since you need to interact with other departments and get your insights
across in a consistent and unified manner.

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?

Someone who:

  • is a Bachelor’s or Master’s student, or has graduated (max. 3 months) with an affinity towards Finance, Business or Economics.

  • is highly skilled in performing accurate analyses;

  • likes to take initiative and can work independently;

  • has strong communication skills since you will be in contact with many departments within the organisation;

  • has the organizational skills and perseverance to deliver in time and in full our monthly deadlines;

  • has competence in Excel and PowerPoint;

  • is fluent in English.


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