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Finance and Control Trainee

Placement Type: Summer Work

Placement Description:

You are a dynamic University Student who possesses autonomy and ability to work with minimum supervision, good communication skills, able to develop good working relationships with both customers and colleagues, decision-making ability and service orientation, willing to support Nestlé team and share our passion for our brands. We offer the opportunity to join an environment of dedicated staff and the opportunity to work in an international environment with a strong training focus, to coordinate finance and control efforts for our most recognized brands and categories, ensuring that Company’s general accounting functions are accurate, properly maintained and monitored

Skills Gained and Learning Opportunities:

Key responsibilities -to assist with the preparation of financial reports and documents as required; -to assist in the analysis of accounting data and reports; -to help administer data related to product costs and/or selling prices; -to help administer data relating to the procurement and control of capital assets; -to liaise and co-ordinate with staff members in other divisions of the Company; -to provide support in handling customers’ accounts and reconciliations and liaising with sales staff in respect of customer accounts; -to provide support in handling foreign suppliers’ accounts including payments on due dates and reconciliations of such accounts; -to assist in handling other foreign payments/transactions arising from time to time; -to assist in monitoring general expenses; -to perform any other duties which may be assigned from time to time;

Total Number of Hours: 400

Period of Placement: (If Start Date/End Date are blank, the Placement is "open")

Start Date: 01-07-2016
End Date:

Remuneration: above minimum wage


Undergoing study in Management, Commerce, Finance, Accounts, Economics, Banking; Good business acumen with a flair for number crunching & project management abilities; Ability to work independently while being a team player to achieve common goals; Good planning and organizing skills, with entrepreneurial spirit; Good communication and relational skills; Decision making ability and service orientation; Fluent in Maltese and English

Other Qualities:

Host Organisation Name: Nestlé Malta Ltd

Host Organisation Description:

The Nestlé Group is the World’s leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness Company with 91.6 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2014, more than 339,000 employees worldwide and 468 factories in more than 197 countries. We offer an attractive and dynamic international working environment with constant opportunities for development, reflecting our conviction that people are our most important asset. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on and send us your application at

Host Organisation Address:

Triq Pantar, Lija LJA 2023

Name of Contact Person at Host Organisation: Federico Milanetti

Phone Number: 23389000

Selection of Candidate: Best candidate

When you click on APPLY for this placement you will be directed to an email message which you may edit as your cover letter. Before sending the email, do not forget to go through the following checklist:

  1. Edit the email as your covering letter or attach your covering letter
  2. Attach your CV
  3. Ensure that the email is sent directly to the email of the ‘Host Organisation Contact Person’
  4. Keep the DegreePlus Office in copy ( in the application email, and
  5. You are also to keep the DegreePlus Office informed of any positive feedback received from the Host Organisation.


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