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Financial Controller Trainee - 12-month Internship (F/M/X)

Solvay is all about chemistry. We’re not just referring to chemical reactions here, but also to the magic that occurs when the brightest minds get to work together. This is where our true strength lies. In you. In your future colleagues and in all your differences. And of course, in your ideas to improve lives while preserving our planet’s beauty for the generations to come.

About the role

  • Our Function Controlling team, composed of 5 people, is integrated in the Corporate Controlling department and focuses on financial control in collaboration with the different functions of the group.
  • As a Data Management and Controlling Trainee, you will work on ensuring the finance management cycle, together with data consistency, analysis and providing support to the team for all the finance areas. You will get the opportunity to contribute to optimal finance management and have a positive impact on the Core Business Services (CBS) perimeter.
  • You will be accountable for:
  • Supporting the controlling team in the implementation and improvement of processes and procedures
  • Participating in the improvement processes of our tools
  • Coordinating with different teams as a way to collect and update data
  • Data management capacity - treat, assess & find inconsistencies in the collected data
  • Receive and act on feedback received from users, stakeholders, and experienced controllers
  • We offer an internship (12 months) contract based on a hybrid working mode.

About you

  • Relevant education degree or equivalent in Finance, Management, IT or Engineering
  • Competencies:
  • Advanced Excel (plus)
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken)
  • Google Tools / Microsoft Tools
  • Behaviors:
  • Aptitude for collaboration
  • An analytical mindset coupled with rigor, reliability, and autonomy
  • Strong customer orientation

About the pay and benefits

  • Attractive and equitable pay for all: compensation is determined within a range to foster your development in the role. Portugal’s base pay reasonably expected for this role is from 940 EUR to 1040 EUR gross a month. Additionally, we provide a competitive total rewards package that includes other benefits.
  • Solvay Cares program: minimum of 16 weeks of parenting leave for all employees and package with healthcare, disability and life insurance coverage.
  • Prioritization of well-being: Solvay Solidarity Fund to support employees through hardship, work-life balance promotion, flexible approach to work part-time or hybrid work arrangements (depending on the type of job), employee assistance program with access to physical and psychological support.
  • Professional development: prioritization of internal talents for career progression, access to a training platform, opportunities to join Employee Resource Groups (ERG) for experience sharing and mentorship and free language courses in 24 languages.

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