Finance Trainee (m/f/d) 

Main/Home Location: Mannheim

Program Start: April 2022


Bilfinger is a leading international industrial services provider. The Group enhances the efficiency of assets, ensures a high level of availability and reduces maintenance costs. The portfolio covers the entire value chain from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, maintenance and plant expansion to turnarounds and also includes environmental technologies and digital applications.

The company delivers its services in two service lines: Engineering & Maintenance and Technologies. Bilfinger is primarily active in Europe, North America and the Middle East. Process industry customers come from sectors that include chemicals & petrochemicals, energy & utilities, oil & gas, pharma & biopharma, metallurgy and cement. With its ~ 30,000 employees, Bilfinger upholds the highest standards of safety and quality and generated revenue of €3.5 billion in financial year 2020.


The Bilfinger NEXT LEVEL Trainee Program is a unique opportunity to prepare for a successful career at Bilfinger and provides you with insight into the financial and business functions of our international organization. We offer an exciting 24-month program consisting of a variety of positions and hands-on work experience as well as attention to your personal growth through ongoing mentoring and networking and training opportunities. By the end of the program, you will be ready to apply your acquired knowledge and take on the challenge of work in a financial / business / corporate function at Bilfinger.



  • 24 months in various assignments where you will gain insight and experience in navigating the finance and business functions of our international organization
  • An assignment abroad for several months at one of our international locations
  • Mentorship and Feedback to ensure your continued development
  • Networking Opportunities across business units, regions and with other trainees to build up your organizational knowledge and network
  • Training Opportunities to build upon your professional and technical skills


Must have:

  • Master’s degree in business admin, economics or equivalent (of which you earned excellent academic grades)
  • Excellent communications skills (written and oral) in both German and English
  • Initial relevant work experience / internship in a business context (industrial / consulting company) (0 or up to 2 years in duration)
  • Advanced analytical skills
  • Mobility for different assignments in Germany and 1 assignment abroad
  • IT skills in applications such as Microsoft Office and SAP P14 software (advantage)


What additionally excites us?

  • Ambition and enthusiasm... an entrepreneurial attitude with the courage to drive change and blaze new paths
  • Relentless learner, proactive thinking and a flexibility in mindset to deal with different cultures and working environments
  • Burning desire to work in a multi-national company; shaping the future and improving processes
  • Previous international experience
  • The desire to craft your skill set for both national and international markets
  • You enjoy working in a team and have built trust and confidence among your peers and colleagues demonstrating the value of integrity


Benefits – This opportunity goes much further than a standard trainee program:

Steep learning curve due to a variety of placements, diverse tasks and on-the-job training, multinational organization with networking potential, mentoring by experienced managers, access to learning program, a welcome event and networking events to meet other trainees


For further information please contact Doreen Kepper,


Management & Administration | Bilfinger SE | Unbefristet | Angestellte(r) | Hochschulabsolvent | Finance & Controlling – Rechnungswesen  

Jobsegment: Metallurgy, Consulting, Engineer, ERP, SAP, Manufacturing, Technology, Engineering