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CFO-Finance Integration Internship

Date:  24-Nov-2021

Brussels, BE, 1040

Our company is quite a fascinating environment to work in, especially if you want to move forward. In fact, there are plenty of opportunities to seize for those who challenge the obvious and who want to make a difference. Degroof Petercam is a unique blend in many ways: we have different métiers under one roof. We have Belgian roots and we operate internationally. We’re independent and we have decision power. On top of that, we’re continuously in motion to deliver our clients the best possible services. You’ll be part of a company of experts who aim for nothing less than excellence. Our expertise is based on highly skilled & talented people who are passionate about what they do. At Degroof Petercam, you can do what you love, put your skills into practice and develop your talent. We value proximity, which allows you to collaborate closely with your team and to reap the rewards of your work.

Your Position


Your mission will be to support following organizational objectives :
⦁    Ensuring the process is designed effectively and efficiently, meaning it should : 

  • Meet the High Level Control Objective of the process as defined in the Technology Framework
  • Comply with the key principles in the Internal Controls Policy
  •  Support the target maturity level committed to the regulators
  • Balance all the different (and sometimes conflicting) stakeholder's requirements and expectations

⦁    Ensuring the process is embedded in day to day practice

Concretely, this mean you will : 
⦁    Build with the Process Owner a Vision and a Strategy for your processes
⦁    Actively and proactively contribute to the evolution of the process for the different frameworks (Waterfall, agile, …) in line with the strategy
⦁    Ensure adequacy and the effectiveness of controls according to ICF Framework 
⦁    Define, monitor, and report to Process Owner key performance indicators of the process. You take corrective actions when there are KPI threshold breaches
⦁    Foster process adoption, continuously assessing awareness, willingness, knowledge, and ability of the process actors to execute the process diligently and react accordingly
⦁    Act as a reference for your process towards stakeholders, participating to projects or initiatives initiated within DP that need information / input / requirements from your process, and answering to requests and questions from control functions
⦁    Animate and support the process communities (focused on waterfall actors, may evolve), including on-boarding of newcomers 

You work under steer and accountability of the Process Manager with whom you work closely in a spirit of trust, empowerment, and transparency. You act as his advisor, and armed wing. You meet him/her regularly (preferably face-to-face) and make sure you are constantly aligned on current situation, vision, and priorities.

Your Profile


You follow a Master in Economics or in Commercial Engineer.

Technical competences
⦁    You can process complex information and present it in a visually clear way.
⦁    You have a good knowledge of Office 365 (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, ...).
⦁    You have a good knowledge of French (written and oral).
⦁    You speak, learn and understand French or Dutch.
⦁    English is mandatory

Behavioural competencies
⦁    You work in an organized way. You are able to keep an overview and determine priorities.
⦁    You are analytical and result oriented.
⦁    You are a team player and can motivate others for new initiatives.
⦁    You search proactively for solutions.
⦁    You have a constructive attitude and dare to challenge ideas.
⦁    You can cut through knots so that ideas can quickly evolve into solutions.

Our offer


Our company offers a stimulating environment for those who want to be challenged intellectually. You’ll be stretched, because we count on you to share our ambitions and to come up with solutions for complex matters. The impact of our work goes beyond profit. Looking at our business from a broader perspective, we influence our entrepreneurial networks to invest in the economy and, ultimately, in society as a whole. In other words, working at Degroof Petercam also means contributing to economic development, today and for generations to come.

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