Finance Trainee

Ready to bring passion into your career?


Clarins is not only a fast-growing, leading beauty company, we’re also a committed, family-owned enterprise with a fiercely independent and pioneering spirit. As one of the top skin care companies worldwide, with a strong position in Europe and America and growth accelerating in Switzerland, we’re looking for a Finance Trainee based in Geneva.

What you’ll do:

You will contribute to one of the 5 pillars of our strategy: people-centric, brand-builder, consumer-obsessed, digitally minded, committed to responsible beauty.

Price management :

  • Follow-up of the commercial conditions by operator / by brand
  • Responsible for price integration and daily update
  • Manage price templates for the division in coordination with marketing and sales department
  • Update the Retail price in the forecast valuation system (M3)
  • Create & update the price structure in the forecast valuation system (M3)
  • Harmonize all the price integrations for all clients to that we have only one way of integration


Retail sales & Net Invoicing :

  • Responsible for the accuracy of retail sales data in the system (Monthly check & validation)
  • Set-up the Retail sales integration in case of new Customers/location/shop or any changes during the year
  • Analyze the monthly retail sales / net invoicing vs LY vs BU/RE1/RE2 & participate to the GM Report & the Budget process


Sell-Thru :

  • Keeper of the Travel Retail Beauty Advisor database: constantly updated up to the latest changes in teams / functions / hours
  • Follow-up the monthly BC’s costs vs Y-1, BU, RE1, RE2 & challenge the sales directors.
  • Analyze our profitability by shop/ by airport taking into account the cost of our 180 BC’s.
  • Proactive with ideas on how to improve analysis and monitoring to bring visibility to different departments


Procurement :

  • Control and validate the Back Margin invoices
  • Control and validate the invoices of airports Beauty Advisor
  • Implementing the new purchase process with a new ERP
  • Improve the control process of the invoices


You are:

  • Eager to learn from experienced professionals (hard and soft skills)
  • High degree of responsibility, integrity and attentive to details.
  • Investigative nature.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, challenging the existing, seeking for perfection.
  • People and, Communication skills with an ability to adapt to different personalities


You have:

  • Education/Degree:
    • Business or Finance degree
  • Background including total years of experience
    • No particular experience required but generally eager to learn and discover a fast-paced business in a multi-cultural and dynamic international company
  • Technical skills:
  • Microsoft Excel and Power Point knowledge
  • Basic understanding of Information System


  • Languages :
    • French Fluency
    • English Fluency



We have:

  • 65 years of expertise in Beauty and Spa with our Clarins and My Blend brands
  • Distinctive, high-quality products and services
  • A longstanding commitment to social, economic and ecological initiatives  
  • Growth opportunities
  • Learning & Development
  • An attractive compensation and benefits package






If you have a curious mind and are always questioning how things can be done better, the ability to take risks and accept new challenges, join us!


Finance Trainee
  • Finance
  • Plan-les-Ouates, Switzerland
  • Intership
  • 12 Oct 2022