Internship - Consolidated Accounting (m/f/d)

Are you #heretocreate the future of sport with us? Are you ready to put the books aside and get hands-on experiences? Here is your chance to join the best sports brand in the world.


adidas is a truly global company with its roots in Germany. Around the world we employ over 57,000 people. Employees from about 100 nations are working at our global HQ in Herzogenaurach, Germany – the ‘World of Sports’. Every year we produce over 900 million sports and sports lifestyle products and we believe that through sports we have the power to change lives.


An internship at adidas provides you with a unique opportunity to apply what you have learned at university, use your knowledge in practice and live your passion for sports.


Join our Consolidated Accounting Team:

The Consolidated Accounting Team is responsible for the preparation of consolidated financial statements and related disclosures according to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and internal policies and guidelines. These statements are prepared in order to inform and report to internal and external stakeholders like the supervisory board, senior management and investors’ community about performance, financial position and changes in financial position of adidas.

Your Tasks:


  • Assist in monthly and quarterly financial closures and preparation of financial statements of adidas (e.g. checking of the financial submissions of adidas' worldwide subsidiaries; assist in performing consolidation tasks like sales elimination)
  • Perform financial analysis of balance sheet and P&L
  • Support in the preparation of internal and external financial reporting of adidas results
  • Assist in legal forecast and/or other areas, such as coordination of inter-company recharges
  • Support ad hoc projects in Legal Entity Controlling and Consolidation Accounting

Your Profile:


  1. Student of: Business Administration / Economics / Finance with major in accounting
  2. Enrolled as fulltime student for the complete duration of the internship. Or in the so called gap year between Bachelor and Master’s degree (Only applies to EU citizens due to working permit regulations!)
  3. Fluent in English, German is a plus
  4. Very good MS Office skills
  5. Good analytical skills
  6. Knowledge of 'International Financial Reporting Standards' (IFRS)


Key Facts:

  • Application Deadline: March 15th, 2020
  • Start Dates: September 1st, 2020 or September 15th, 2020
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Location: adidas Headquarters in Herzogenaurach near Nuremberg


Your application:

  • Show us with your application (CV & motivation letter) who you are, why you want to join adidas and why this specific team
  • Please apply in the same language as the job description
  • Be aware that incomplete applications will not be considered



Check out: http://www.herzo.adidas-group.com/ and http://bit.ly/adidas_GFTA

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:  Internship - Consolidated Accounting (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Accounting & Finance
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Intern
Number:  225934