Mutares actively supports and develops its portfolio companies with its own investment and expert teams as well as through strategic add-on acquisitions. The objective is to achieve a significant increase in value with a focus on sustainable growth of the portfolio company.

Finance & Controlling Intern (m/f/d)

Full Time
April 11, 2022

Mutares SE & Co. KGaA, Munich (www.mutares.com), acquires medium-sized companies and parts of groups with headquarter in Europe that are being sold in the course of a repositioning process at their owners and show a clear potential for operational improvement. Mutares actively supports and develops its portfolio companies with its own investment and consulting teams as well as through acquisitions of strategic add-ons. Our goal is to acquire companies with a turnover of EUR 50 to 500 million. The aim is to achieve a clear value increase with a focus on sustainable, long-term growth of the portfolio company.

For our Operations department, Finance & Controlling team, we are looking for an intern (m/f/d) for a period of 4 to 6 months, location flexible.

Your Tasks
  • Supporting our project teams at our participations (also on site)
  • Support in the identification and implementation of operational and financial improvement measures
  • Preparation of comprehensive company analyses and participation in the development of integrated planning models
  • Carrying out market and competition analyses as well as benchmarking comparisons
  • Support in the preparation of monthly and annual financial statements for the Mutares Group
  • Support in the preparation of purchase and sales processes at the interface to the M&A team
Your Profil
  • Currently studying for a Master's degree in the field of economics, engineering or natural sciences; a very good Bachelor's degree is desirable
  • Ideally first relevant previous experience through internships in M&A consultancies/corporate finance departments
  • Interest/first experience in the design and implementation of operational processes along the entire value chain or the design and optimisation of internal structures and knowledge databases
  • High motivation, flexibility and willingness to perform
  • Independent and structured way of working
  • Very good knowledge of English, other European foreign languages desirable (e.g. German, French)
  • Confident handling of MS Office applications (esp. Excel)
  • Willingness to travel up to four days (Mon-Thu) a week
What Mutares offers
  • Working as part of a highly motivated, international, committed and agile team that enjoys working together
  • Exciting working environment with changing challenges and tasks for a continuous personal and professional development
  • Attractive remuneration combined with flexible working hours
  • Intensive on-boarding phase in a collegial environment
  • Regular team events and offsites
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