Finance & Controlling Trainee Programme

In 24 months, you will get to know the entire financial world at Rhenus. You will work at various locations, be involved in commercial projects and take on responsibility in record time.

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Facts about the Finance & Controlling Programme

On the point

The end result is that the figures have to be right - for us, too, of course. Controlling, consulting, projects - the world of finance at Rhenus has many different aspects that we will introduce you to from A to Z in this trainee programme. In 24 months you will learn everything about complex topics such as budget planning, monthly and annual financial statements or mergers and acquisitions. We will show you how - in the truest sense of the word - profitable a career in logistics can be.

Your wealth of experience will grow almost without limits, as the support of our foreign units in all financial matters is also on the agenda - including on-site assignments. You can gradually build up a strong, wide network - for example, you can make valuable contacts at our company-wide finance events.

Your benefits

When choosing your projects, your wishes are taken into account and individually planned.

Our mentors will guide you through the programme and provide you with advice and support.

In the course of our trainings you can further refine your professional and personal skills.

Your ideas are required: you work on a wide range of projects and actively drive them forward.

And furthermore

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A strong community

From the joint kick-off event to the trainee annual event: you are connected with the junior staff from other departments right from the start - exciting insights are guaranteed.

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Support by the HR team

In the course of the trainee programme, you will pass through several departments in our widely diversified company. Thus you build up an effective network.

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Rhenus from A to Z

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Optionally abroad

You can gain valuable experience and expand your horizons during optional assignments abroad.

These could be your trainee programme

Location: Air & Ocean | Hilden | 3 months

Controlling in the business unit

  • Collaboration on monthly and annual financial statements.
  • Preparation of various statistics and reports as well as processing of ad-hoc analyses at product, branch and customer level.
  • Accompanying the budget planning process and supporting sales controlling.

Location: Assets & Services Holzwickede | 3 months

Internationale Corporate Finance

  • Supporting the international holding with balance sheet analyses and dividend policy.
  • Preparation of the annual financial statements and participation in the year-end discussions with various companies at national and international level.
  • Contributing to the development of financial and tax strategies.

Location: Air & Ocean| Barcelona | 6 months

Shared Service Centre abroad

  • Carrying out commercial tasks in a shared service organisation abroad.
  • Support in various optimisation processes with the aim of cost savings.
  • Supporting the SAP implementation of different modules incl. training of colleagues.

Location: Port Logistics | Nordenham | 6 months

Financial accounting

  • Support in day-to-day business with daily booking actions as well as with the general annual financial statement.
  • Carrying out ad-hoc analyses for the investment planning of the management and for the identification of savings potential.
  • Preparation of company evaluations for possible acquisitions as well as harmonisation of commercial processes of acquired companies.

Location: Assets & Services | Hilden | 3 months

Corporate Controlling

  • Getting to know the financial structures of a large group of companies.
  • Preparation of quarterly reports and investment templates.
  • Active participation in forecasts, budget planning and medium-term planning as well as agreements with regional controllers.

SlashLukas Maier
Slash My managers actively challenged me and took relevant steps that allowed me to join as Finance Manager in Brazil directly after the programme.
Lukas Maier | | Regional Controller Brasil / Argentina / Chile
Former Trainee Finance & Controlling "Step forward!"

Business Controller

  • As a Business Controller, you will prepare business analyses for our site managers, the management and the Head of Accounting & Controlling.
  • You are equally experienced in helping our locations with commercial questions, always keeping an eye on the group guidelines.
  • With you, we can handle any number-based project and constantly raise our systems and workflows to a new level.

Assistance function

  • You can also support our management level as a finance trainee, as an assistant to the CFO or Managing Director.
  • In this position, which is both demanding and responsible, you will work closely with your managers and contribute your know-how in a wide range of topics.
  • This also includes preparing, documenting and following up on meetings in which the course is set for the Finance and Controlling sector.
Then maybe in our business fields

No suitable trainee programme?

Do you already know exactly where you want your logistics career to go? Then our trainee programmes in the business segments are right for you. Air & Ocean, Automotive or Road Freight? You decide in which area you would like to help shape the logistics of tomorrow.
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