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Req ID:  86608
Function:  Finance
Posted:  Jan 29, 2023

Amsterdam, NH, NL, 1082VA

Internship - Global Internal Auditing




At Coty we are looking for an ambitious Internal Audit Intern who wants to develop skills on the key processes and controls of a multinational company.


As an Internal Audit Intern, you will be you will be responsible for executing the internal Audit Project Plan along with members of the Internal Audit team.


About Coty

We’re Coty, one of the world’s largest beauty companies with an iconic portfolio of brands across fragrance, color cosmetics, and skin and body care. Coty is the global leader in fragrance and number three in color cosmetics. Coty’s products are sold in over 150 countries around the world. Coty and its brands are committed to a range of social causes as well as seeking to minimize its impact on the environment.


About Internal Audit team in Amsterdam


The internal audit department has a dual reporting line to Coty’s Audit and Finance Committee (“AFC”) as well as the CFO and is responsible for Assisting Coty’s AFC and the Board of Directors in their risk oversight responsibilities.

We are taking a leadership role with the company’s process to comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (“SOX”) and helping develop global policies and procedures at both global and local market level.


In the Amsterdam HQ you will meet interlinked Finance teams including Global functions (such as treasury, FP&A, corporate finance, cash management, supply chain finance, etc…).


Our team is split between our NYC office and our Amsterdam office. A very international opportunity in Amsterdam headquarter of which you could now be part of! 



What can we offer?

A great opportunity to acquire a robust understanding of Coty business processes/controls and related supporting technologies. You will learn about key processes and related controls in a multinational corporation. You will be part of a team of 7 people in Amsterdam which is also part of a global internal audit team of 14!


As an internal auditor, you will be responsible for executing the internal Audit Project Plan

This includes:

-             Analyzing and documenting business process flows and related control documentation

-             Identifying risks and evaluating key control activities within business processes

-             Performing fieldwork to walkthrough Coty’s business processes and test internal controls as part of Internal Audit’s project plan

-             Identifying and assisting in developing recommendations to enhance operational efficiencies or control effectiveness within Coty’s business processes

-             Assisting with other special projects as they may arise.


In this role you will have exposure to and interaction with personnel from many company locations across the world and headquarter functions in Amsterdam. 



  • Finance, Economics or Business studies
  • Understanding of accounting and auditing principles, (US GAAP, IFRS, SOX framework etc.).
  • Excel skills, and comfortable working with different ERP.
  • Great team player, proactive, agile, curious and reliable. Good communication skills
  • Fluent in English


This internship is full-time (40 hours per week), for a duration of 5-6 months and starts ideally mid-January 2023. You will receive an internship allowance and NS Business Card if you do not have a student public transport card. The internship can be combined with a thesis. Be aware that this will largely have to be done in your own time.



At Coty, we believe in equality and inclusion for all, and stand together with those fighting for freedom, justice, and equal rights regardless of who you are or who you love. 

Our people make us who we are. They are the brightest minds bringing the boldest ideas to life every day. If you’re the kind of person who refuses to settle, if you want to think bigger, learn faster and go further than you ever thought possible – we’d love to hear from you.


Please send us your motivation letter today together with your CV, stating the period of your availability.



Country/Region:  NL
City:  Amsterdam