GSK finance internship, Morocco

Please note, the job description is designed to give you an idea of the tasks and responsibilities you may be involved with as part of your internship, and is yet to be finalised

About the company

GlaxoSmithKline is one of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. We have a challenging and inspiring mission to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer.

With a firm foundation in science, we discover, develop, manufacture and distribute prescription medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products.

Headquartered in the UK with major business operations in the US, we employ more than 99,000 people in 120 countries.

We discover, develop and market medicines and vaccines that meet patients’ needs and provide value to payors (governments and other healthcare providers who are our primary customers).

We also innovate and market consumer healthcare products that help people stay healthy.

Our business comprises three main types of product: prescription medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products.

Our products include treatments for a wide variety of diseases, conditions and illnesses.

In order to meet our mission, we focus our business around five strategic priorities that aim to improve our long-term financial performance.

  • Grow a diversified, global business
  • Deliver more products of value
  • Simplify the operating model
  • Create a culture of individual empowerment
  • Building trust

About the internship

The main aim of the internship for the organisation is to support financial planning for North Africa region (Morocco, Tunisia and Libya).

The opportunity will last for eight weeks during the summer vacation 2016, ideally to start in June.

Key responsibilities

The key responsibilities for the intern will be to:

  • Participate actively in budgeting process from data collection to final validation from stakeholders
  • Support the elaboration of mid-term plans from (2016-2017)
  • Support Finance business partners in daily tasks and activities

Support and information provided by the employer, for students with additional needs?

  • Full Induction & completion of  Mandatory e-learning modules
  • Computer and system access/ email account

Qualifications and Skills

Applications are sought specifically from students studying Business Administration with a focus on / major in Finance.

The following knowledge and skills are identified by the employer as being essential:

  • Solid knowledge of finance and business analysis

It is desirable that applicants have previous experience in Budgeting and Financial planning in previous internships.

Please note that French language is stated as being a plus for this opportunity.

How to apply