Req ID




Req ID:  89323
Function:  Finance
Posted:  Aug 28, 2023

Barcelona, B, ES, 08005

Finance/Controlling Trainee

Finance/Controlling Trainee

Luxury & Consumer Beauty, Barcelona


Coty is one of the world’s largest beauty companies with an iconic portfolio of brands across fragrance, color cosmetics, skin care 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 range of social causes as well as seeking to minimize its impact on the environment. For additional information about Coty Inc., please visit



The role will assist the Controlling team with all end-to-end planning, reporting and analysis activities to help deliver a high standard of reporting and analytical support to the business, in line with company objectives and with an emphasis on continuous process improvement.

This is a great opportunity to be involved in a Business Unit close to business drivers and drainers, supporting both Prestige and Consumer Beauty divisions. You will be part of a team of 6 people, reporting to a Finance Senior position. This is a hands-on role where you will be able to discover end-to-end Finance processes in a multinational company: actuals, budgets, forecasts, variances analysis, SOX compliance, audits etc.



In this role you will be responsible for:

Support submission of the financial forecast updates (Annual Plan, Forecasts, etc)

  • Assist in the preparation of financial forecast submissions for divisional entities.
  • Consolidate, validate and report results with relevant business insights and variance analysis.
  • Perform ad-hoc reporting and analysis based on business needs.

Support the month-end closing, reporting and analysis.

  • Review, reconcile and follow up of data submission vs. expectations.
  • Help producing both internal & external month-end deliverables leveraging on existing reporting tool (SAP Hana, Power Bi)
  • Respond to finance related queries from internal departments and ensure follow-up in a timely manner.



We’d love to see candidates who have:

  • Undergraduates who can commit for at least 6 months (starting Oct 2023) for a full-time internship.
  • Finance, Economics or Business studies with an understanding of the basic accounting principles.
  • Highly numerate with advanced Excel skills, and comfortable working with big data and various financial and reporting systems. Analytical and inquisitive by nature – able to understand and spot trends in complex data and interpret them. Reliable with high standards of accuracy & precision.
  • Knowledge of Power BI is nice to have.
  • Great team player, Proactive and hands-on.
  • Strong desire to learn along with a strong sense of ownership.



  • 6 months internship contract
  • Economical and meal support
  • Hybrid working opportunity till 50% of time
  • Opportunity to grow as a finance specialist and work with new tools (SAP, Power BI)
  • Free coffee and fruits at the office
  • Amazing office location next to the beach at Torre Mapfre
Country/Region:  ES
City:  Barcelona