Global Trainee m/f Finance & Business Control


The ABB Global Trainee Program (GTP) for Finance and Business Control is designed for recent graduates who are looking for an international career in the finance and business control sector. During the Global Trainee Program, you will be exposed to a variety of ABB operations in different countries (cross-functional, cross-divisional). The program comprises training in the form of hands-on working experience and “off-the-job” formal training days, making the GTP the perfect start to your career. Start date: April 1st, 2017



The first 6 months will be spent at the ABB office in Mannheim. Thereafter, you will have the opportunity to move to ABB’s Headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland for another 6 months, where you will gain an overview of ABB's operations and work on a more strategic level in one of our finance group functions. Finally, in the third assignment, which may last 6 to 12 months, you will gain further international experience in another country and increase your responsibility. After having successfully completed the program, you will be offered a permanent position in one of our local units in Germany.

Your assignments will give you an insight into the following areas:

  • Operational Controlling: accounting and reporting according to US-GAAP guidelines, rolling forecast reporting, business and product features, project controlling and analysis, cash flow management, financial and risk analysis
  • Strategic Controlling and Finance: value creation and shareholder value, business planning and evaluation, strategic planning and development
  • Personal Development: corporate mission and values, international and virtual teamwork, leadership and management skills, presentation, communication and motivational skills, innovation and creativity


  • Recent graduates (MSc level studies or equivalent) with good grades in the fields of Business Administration, Economics, Finance or related majors
  • No more than 1.5 years of relevant work experience
  • Fluency in English and German
  • Global mindset, with a passion to work in diverse cultures
  • Mature, balanced personality with good communication skills
  • Team player who is flexible and open to new ideas

Additional information:

We offer a challenging and exciting job in an international, multidisciplinary environment. As a member of a company with global operations, your personal development will benefit from opportunities offered by a global company including training of personal skills, early responsibilities, worldwide professional contacts, and international assignments with limited duration inside the ABB Group. Find out more about the trainee program for Finance & Business Control by using the following link:

Are you interested? Please do apply online via our career
platform by quoting the reference number DE60062604.

ABB ( is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 135,000 people.

Recruiting Center
Therese Kiritsis
Phone +49 (0) 621 381 3500



Zürich, CH
Mannheim, DE

Angebot vom 18.02.2017