Jr Financial Controller - Intern

Date:  May 27, 2024
Department:  Global Finance
Job Type:  Intern
Team:  Accounting/Finance & Control
Contract Type:  Temporary

Parma, IT

About us

Based in Parma, Italy, Chiesi is an international research-focused pharmaceutical and healthcare group with over 85 years’ experience, operating in 30 countries with more than 6,000 employees (Chiesi Group). To achieve its mission of improving people’s quality of life by acting responsibly towards society and the environment, the Group researches, develops and markets innovative drugs in its main therapeutic areas: Discover more here

We are proud to be the largest global pharmaceutical group to be awarded B Corp Certification, a recognition of high social and environmental standards. We are a reliable company that adopts and promotes a transparent and ethical behavior at all levels.

We believe that the success of Chiesi is built and shaped by our people and our strong set of shared Values and Behaviors. Our people make a critical difference to our success, which is why it is vital that we attract and retain the right talent who will continue to enrich our culture by living and breathing our values and behaviors.

We are committed to embrace diversity, inclusion and equal opportunities. In fact, we are a global family made up of different cultures, different genders, generations, ethnicities, abilities, sexual identities and many other enriching diversities. 



Chiesi Global Rare Diseases

Chiesi Global Rare Diseases is a Chiesi Group’s business unit established in February 2020 and focused on research, development and commercialization of treatments and patient support services for rare and ultra-rare disorders, many of whom have limited or no treatments available.

The unit is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, and has an initial focus on research and product development for lysosomal storage diseases, rare hematology and ophthalmology disorders. The unit is also a dedicated partner with global leaders in scientific research, patient advocacy and care.



An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Finance Team of Global Rare Diseases BU (GRD). Covering the role of Junior Controller (Intern), the candidate has the responsibility to provide reliable and diversified support for monthly closing and planning activities. During internship, you will put your hands-on different challenges, experiencing what it means to work in the continuous evolving environment of rare diseases

Main Activities

• Support to Finance Team concerning the main financial processes, such as Planning, Monthly Closing Year-End Closing and full involvement in all reporting requirements 
•  Assistance on specific analysis to track business performances and to support business opportunities;
•  Contribution on modernizing the reporting data processing to speed up and enhance the processes and improve data analysis


Master's degree in Economics, Finance or similar.


Fluent written and verbal English. A period of study abroad will be considered a plus.

Technical Skills

- Strong knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel and Power Point)
- Good knowledge of Accounting principles and Financial statements 

Soft Skills

  • Analytical skills
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Communication skills
  • Digital mindset
  • Team working

Contract and Benefits

6 months internship
Monthly Reimbursement of 1000 Euros
Free access to internal canteen for lunch and Meal vouchers for each day of remote activities
Free shuttle for Chiesi employees from railway station to HQ or free pass for urban public transport

What we offer

You would join a dynamic, fast-growing, challenging and friendly environment.
In Chiesi we firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, that is why we invest in continuous training, learning and development. Therefore, we strive to continuously promote and satisfy development needs, paying particular attention to the quality of our working environment and collective well-being.
We want our people to come to work happy every day, and we know how important it is to find the right work-life balance in order to be able to give our best. That is why we offer flexible working approach, remote working, support in the relocation process, tax assistance service for foreign colleagues and many other people-care services.

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