PepsiCo - Commercial Finance Internship


Utrecht, Randstad


WO Bachelor 3, WO Master, HBO Bachelor 3, HBO Bachelor 4


4, 5




Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)


Accountancy, Business development, Finance, Management, Sales, Supply chain & operations


About PepsiCo:

PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated more than $64 billion in net revenue in 2018, driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker and Tropicana. PepsiCo's product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.

Guiding PepsiCo is our vision to Be the Global Leader in Convenient Foods and Beverages by Winning with Purpose. “Winning with Purpose” reflects our ambition to win sustainably in the marketplace and embed purpose into all aspects of the business. For more information, visit

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What does the role involve?

We are looking for a Commercial Finance intern, for a period of 6 months starting from January 2020, that acts as a spider in the web between our commercial teams and finance to achieve sustainable growth and profitability for both PepsiCo and the retailer. As a Commercial Finance intern, you are the link between sales and finance; you analyse the effectiveness and profitability of the account you are responsible for and more specifically of promotional activities of the account. In addition you give advice on improving the promotional strategy. The Commerical Finance intern analyses the performance of the accounts based on commercial plans, sales data and historical data, identifying trends and developments and potential risks and opportunities. You should be able to think from the customer perspective and consumer behavior to collect and analyse the right information. Outside day to day activities during your internship you’ll be asked to take the lead in (improvement) projects. This internship is an ideal opportunity to acquire commercial finance experience at a major international company.

In this role, you will work with account managers, finance and demand planners. With your colleagues in the commercial finance team, you will work on the further development of finance reporting processes. You will report to the Commercial Finance Manager.

What do we offer you?

At PepsiCo, we are not only proud of our market leading brands, but also attach great value to growth opportunities and personal development. Next to working with inspirational and creative colleagues, we offer sufficient training opportunities to give our professionals the opportunity to achieve great results. At PepsiCo we foster an informal working atmosphere and value everyone’s input and ideas. No day is ever the same and you will constantly be challenged to bring out your best! PepsiCo was rewarded this year once again with the Top Employer Nederland and Top Employer Europe certification.

In addition to your rewarding job function, we offer excellent working conditions that go hand in hand. For example, you get remunerated for your role as an intern, get to take home goodies from the company every Friday and are given multiple chances to connect with the other interns (25-30), to name a few! 

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Who are we looking for?

We are looking for someone how has a positive attitude, is ambitious & result focused and has strong communication skills, coupled with sharp analytical ability. So if you are someone who:

is ambitious, result-oriented, enthusiastic and positive;

excels in analysing data and can tell the story behind the data;

has an assertive attitude (can start own projects, asks many questions, can work independently)

is a HBO/WO Bachelor’s or Master’s student, or graduated (max. 3 months) with an affinity for Business Administration and Business Economics;

is accurate, analytical and proficient in Excel (and PowerPoint)

is preferably fluent in Dutch (in both speaking and writing), but definitely has a good command over the English language

you have genuine interest in how the company operates in this area and are keen on keeping track of the latest developments in the world of digitalization.

You’re exactly what we’re looking for and we’re looking forward receiving your CV and cover letter!


Many responsibilities, lots of contact with other interns at Pepsico.

We offer a monthly 500 euro salary, cover of travel expenses and the possibility to take Pepsico products home (chips, drinks etc.)

We also offer trainings and courses for our employees.