Business Controlling Intern

  • Company: Moët Hennessy UK
  • Country / Region : United Kingdom
  • Business group: Wines & Spirits
  • Contract type: Internship
  • Function: Finance
  • Experience required: Beginner
  • Reference No.: MHE01243
  • Date of publication: 2021.04.26



Support the Controlling Team in ensuring financial targets are met, identifying business risks and opportunities through monthly reporting and analysis. Input across the whole P&L, supporting both Business Controllers on NSI, MI, and A&P.



Reporting / analysis:

  • Run and publish daily sales report to follow the business activity, liaise with Customer Service and Commercial Planning team
  • Publish monthly forecast review (volume sold/on order).
  • Support monthly reporting with regions: assist D+1 (volume report) and D+7 (P&L), in collaboration with other business controllers
  • Strongly involved in building monthly Management Report: develop analysis regarding business situation and period of year.


  • Full ownership of the controlling of a business unit:
    • Year To Date P&L analysis vs. Last Year and vs. Forecast
    • Ad-hoc analysis (5-year plan, pricing analysis, business simulation...)
    • Full ownership of the controlling of the Logistic costs, in collaboration with the Supply Chain manager: accruals for month-end closing, ad-hoc analysis, forecasting.
    • Be the first point of contact and key controller for the Republic of Ireland P&L, responsibly for all financial reporting and monthly closing tasks.
    • Support Business Controllers in MHUK monthly closing


  • Assist production of weekly PO and POSM reports and support forecast reviews with Sales.
  • Support on Brand budgets and Brand reports, participating in monthly catch ups with Marketing.
  • Ad-hoc support on A&P topics.


Involved in forecasting (Budget, Last Estimate): support the Business Controllers on Marginal Income simulation, preparation of the financials for marketing brand plans, input in Topaz (Essbase MH reporting tool).

Other projects:

  • Assist the team in day-to-day activity, presentation, internal or external request.
  • Work closely with markets on COGNOS/SAP/TOPAZ reconciliations.
  • Ad-hoc projects on process simplification and efficiency.   


Education: Bachelor or Master's degree with specialisation in Finance / Audit / Controlling.

Language: English

Professional experience & know how: Experience in a Reporting or Controlling position preferred.

Technical & management skills:

  • Strong Excel skills (Pivot Tables, VLOOKUPS, SUMIFS)
  • MS Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)
  • SAP, Cognos, Essbase are a plus

Personal & Interpersonal skills:

  • Integrity
  • Attention to detail
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Curiosity
  • Proactivity
  • Communication skills
  • Collaboration