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Finance, Planning & Analysis Intern

Internship in Diemen, the Netherlands

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English (Fluent)

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0 to 1 years

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Finance, Planning & Analysis Intern - 45683

Finance and Corporate Development - Netherlands Diemen, North Holland 


We offer a paid 5- to 6-months internship to dynamic future leaders who aspire to pursue an international career in Finance. As an integral part of our ambitious multinational team, you will get an opportunity to test your analytical skills while actively contributing to critical finance processes, interact with colleagues worldwide and get exposure to our Senior Finance Leadership. 

Our premises in the Southeast of Amsterdam house a large segment of the Global Finance Team as well as the CFO of our Connect Business worldwide. Within our teams we emphasize the importance of diversity and inclusion because we know they are crucial to our growth, strength and ability to innovate. 

Note: All candidates who successfully complete the internship are eligible to apply for our prestigious European Financial Leadership Program that opens further doors for exciting career opportunities within Nielsen.


  • Participating in our annual comprehensive budgeting and business planning processes.
  • Participating in the weekly forecasting process for our $1.5 billion global cost.
  • Generating and analyzing critical financial and business reports.
  • Supporting recurring financial closes through continued analytics and performance of validation checks.
  • Designing and building efficient process automation tools aimed at improving the team workflow.
  • Supporting the maintenance of our global financial reporting systems and structure.


This great opportunity is for students aiming at building a career in the world of Finance. You will also be involved in several ad-hoc tasks including variance analysis or corporate financial reviews, the implementation of FP&A policies/procedures and the training of new interns.

You need to be a student throughout the whole duration of the internship and have a valid visa to work and live in the Netherlands. Non-EU students can only be considered if registered with a Dutch educational institute due to national work permit restrictions for interns.


  • We are looking for a highly motivated Master/Bachelor student with emphasis on Finance/Accounting, Economics (preferably in the final year) with:
  • An excellent command of spoken and written English
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills and/or G-suite (Google AppScript working knowledge is a plus)
  • Strong analytical and communication skills.


We’re in tune with what the world is watching, buying, and everything in between. If you can think of it, we’re measuring it. We sift through the small stuff and piece together big pictures to provide a comprehensive understanding of what’s happening now and what’s coming next for our clients. Today’s data is tomorrow’s marketplace revelation.

We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 100 countries. From global industry leaders to small businesses, consumer goods to media companies, we work with them all. We’re bringing in data 24/7 and the possibilities are endless. See what’s next with us at Nielsen:

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Nielsen N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content — video, audio and text — is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry’s only...

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