Intern / student for Regional Finance & Accounting Team Central Europe

Location DE-Hamburg
Requisition ID
Business Area
Global Shared Services
Accounting, Finance & Controlling
Posting Position Type
Temporary staff

Local Unit & Position Description

For our region Central Europe (CE), we are looking for an intern that is currently a student without degree pursuing bachelor's degree. As an intern you will support the regional Chief Accountant team. The regional Chief Accountant team is responsible for the statutory reporting of several operational legal entities within Central Europe. The intern will support in the year end closing and audit process. With guidance you will be involved in several topics with relation to accounting and the year end closing process. Additionally, you will be involved in the audit process for the statutory financial statement. You will get the chance to gain knowledge and experience for key accounting topics such as financial statements, year end closing process and audit. Region CE contains all 5 Business Areas and approx. 1,200 employees operating across Germany & Austria.


Your place of work will be in the Hafencity of Hamburg.

Position Qualifications

Key tasks:                  

  • Learn to support in the year end closing process and assist in the preparation of
    • Asset registers
    • Provision registers
    • Management reports
    • Notes
    • Impairment tests
  • Being involved in the audit process
    • Support with the preparation of audit documentation
    • Participate in meetings with the auditor

 Position Qualifications   

  • Student without degree, pursuing bachelor's degree
  • Basic Knowledge of German local GAAP (HGB) and accounting
  • Basic or advance knowledge of office tools (excel, work, outlook)
  • Fluent German skills (speaking and writing)
  • Advanced English skills
  • Basic knowledge of economics (preferred)
  • Willing to learn and use the knowledge to support the Chief Accountant team
  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude

Company & Business Area Description

DNV is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions.


The Global Shared Services (GSS) organization within DNV provides high quality, cost effective services and processes within Human Resources, Finance and IT, based on requirements defined by the business areas and Group. GSS also develops central competence for distinct services, projects and development and will support policy, procedures and system implementation on a global, regional, and local level.


GSS is about bringing a team of true process experts together, going for professional service levels at industry standards, and offering centers of expertise for competence based advisory. We are driven by people’s competence and motivation to help and support the business areas. As a member of the GSS community you act in a professional, multi-cultural, competent and service oriented environment with good possibilities to enhance your personal competencies and expertise, and to build a strong network with colleagues around the world.

Equal Opportunity Statement

DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

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