Shape Your Finance Leadership Future in Our Mars Finance Leadership Experience Traineeship

Start date: 2 September 2024

Location: Verden and Unterhaching

Salary: 58k + bonus

Start your career as a future leader through our comprehensive Mars Finance Leadership Experience (MFLE) traineeship that lays a solid foundation for you as a future financial leader. Seize the opportunity to lead projects, manage teams and gain both local and international experience while making decisions in real time. The dynamic work environment will prepare you for the challenges of the future.

Do you dream of becoming a Finance Leader at a leading FMCG company?

The MFLE programme is a three-year traineeship consisting of three 12-month rotations. These rotations offer you a diverse range of experiences in different facets of our organisation. Immerse yourself in areas such as supply finance, market finance, financial control or digital. You will also have the opportunity to do one of the rotations abroad. This is your chance to shape your leadership trajectory and create a lasting impact. Your future as a leader starts now with the Mars Leadership Experience Traineeship!

And after your traineeship?

Our MFLE alumni lead companies in various sectors as CFOs and Finance Strategic Leaders. This programme gives you the chance to grow into one of our future finance leaders. After 3 years, you will be a versatile Finance Business Partner, well on your way to taking on a strategic role within our Finance organisation or becoming a Finance Manager with your own team.

Are you our future Finance Leader?


  • You will have a master’s degree in a finance discipline by September 2024.
  • You have high ambition and the ambition to become a finance director.
  • You have strong analytical skills and a deep interest in finance.
  • You fearlessly dare to challenge the status quo with a fresh perspective.
  • You are looking for personal growth and want to gain international experience
  • You are fluent in German and English.

What can you expect from this traineeship?


  • A competitive starting salary along with excellent benefits, including an annual company bonus and an annual salary increase.
  • Long-term investment in your growth through leading development opportunities such as inspiring mentors, buddies and training courses. You also get access to Mars University for continuous learning.
  • Flexible, hybrid work options that meet your needs to balance work and personal life.
  • The autonomy to determine your own career path and create a future within finance that fits your goals.
  • 12 months of experience in one of our European offices.

Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

Application deadline: Ongoing Starting date: 02-09-2024