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  • #2 in R&D and manufacturing
  • > 100,000 employees

GSK Industry Based Learning Program - Finance

Abbotsford or Boronia

As a Finance Intern at GSK you will be a key member of the Commercial or Global Manufacturing & Supply sector of the business. 

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Number of Vacancies

Application dates

Applications Open
6 Aug 2018
Applications Close
31 Aug 2018

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Graduation Results
65 - 74% WAM (Credit)
Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Actuarial Studies
Business Administration & Management
Human Resources
Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations
  • 12 month paid internship commencing in Jan 2019
  • Work in an organisation that makes a real difference
  • Gain invaluable industry experience

We are looking for passionate, high-performing and motivated students to join our Industry Based Learning Program commencing in January 2019. This 12-month program enables penultimate and final year undergraduate students to gain valuable work experience in a global pharmaceutical business focused on enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer.
We are looking for interns with ambition, passion and a proactive approach. You will be a clear, effective communicator who can quickly build rapport with a wide range of people. You are a real team player who actively collaborates with others. In addition, you'll have an analytical mind and a talent for multi-tasking.

Why the Industry Based Learning Program?

  • Gain real work experience and work in a highly collaborative and supportive work culture alongside people who enjoy what they do
  • Join a community of interns & form lasting professional relationships
  • Upon completion students will have built on their university learning and gained a competitive edge for all future career prospects

As a Finance Intern at GSK you will be a key member of the Commercial or Global Manufacturing & Supply sector of the business. This is a unique opportunity to work with an experienced, cross functional, in-country finance team in a multinational business. Various projects will be undertaken throughout the year as part of the quarterly and annual planning process in addition to process improvement opportunities and preparation of month end accounting cycle reporting.

Timeline & Assessment Process

Applications open for the program on Monday 6th August and close on Friday 31st August at 12pm. Our recruitment process involves eligibility and motivation questionnaire at application, online testing, video interview and an assessment centre. This process takes place over the course of around 8 weeks, updates will be regularly communicated across email.

Preferred qualifications:

  • You must be in your penultimate or final year of an undergraduate degree in Accounting, Business or Commerce upon commencement of the program in January 2019
  • An interest in pursuing a career in the pharmaceutical industry is favourable
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills along with initiative and an eagerness to learn
  • High attention to detail, rigor and process, strategic thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent project management, to manage and prioritise multiple ongoing projects
  • Ability to quickly build strong internal & external networks