Internship - General Ledger Accountant

Job ID: 2018-3836

Brand: Kao Benelux

Location: NL - - Amersfoort

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Are you.....

Eager to learn, flexible and result oriented? Are you following a study in the area of accounting or business economics? And would you like to do an internship in an international fast evolving environment? Then you are the one we're looking for!

About KAO

Kao is a leading international player in the premium beauty segment and employs around 33.000 people worldwide. Kao Benelux sells global brands John Frieda, Guhl, Molton Brown, Bioré, Goldwell en KMS.

Kao Benelux is situated in Amersfoort, and in the process of establishing an EMEA Financial Shared Service centre. We are putting together an innovative no-nonsense team that is setting up a first class, highly structured and automated Financial Shared Service Centre.



During this internship you will be exposed to a variety of accounting activities such as:

  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Preparation of Journal Entries
  • Profit and Loss analysis
  • Intercompany recharges
  • Supporting month end close
  • Price checks

You will have the opportunity to get a good taste of what it means to work for a fast developing Financial Shared Service Centre.


We are looking for two interns for a period larger than three months, who are finalizing their Bachelor or Master degree (HBO or WO). Furthermore you are:

  • Fluent in English
  • Proactive
  • Structured
  • Good with numbers and processes
  • Analytically strong
  • A self-starter

What's in it for you?

During your internship you will be exposed to an International Financial Shared Service centre. As we are in the process of setting up Shared Services, you will witness and take part in change processes. You will see how an organization grows in efficiency.

Starting day 1 you will get your own responsibilities. You will be assigned to a senior accountant who will support you in your personal development and your study assignment.

You will be part of a professional, experienced team. In KAO you will find colleagues in all age ranges, and of all sorts, types and cultures. We synergize each other's strengths and strive together for the best results.

Kao offers an internship compensation of 500 euro per month (fulltime).

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