Job Title: Traineeship for 18 months

Field/Department: Banking / Financial Office Department of the New York Branch


The New York Branch of Bayerische Landesbank is seeking a trainee to work in its Accounting and Controlling Team to support them in the areas of Management Reporting, Controlling and Projects.


  • Assist in preparation of Monthly financial statements;
  • Assist Controlling in Cost Accounting (e.g. Fixed Assets, Inventory and budgeting);
  • Support the Product Control team in daily reconciliation tasks;
  • Support testing of software releases;
  • Participation in the IFRS 9 project;
  • Support the preparation of the Segment Report.


  • University degree in Finance/Controlling/Accounting
  • Minimum of one year work experience in the Financial Industry;
  • Proficient in English;
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office) ;
  • SQL knowledge a plus;
  • Good communication-, analytical- , and people skills;
  • Hardworking and inquisitive self-starter;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Ability to multi-task;
  • Detail oriented and organized;

Benefits and Compensation:

Stipend: USD 40.000 (gross) per annum or USD 3.333.34 (gross) per month.

Vacation Entitlement: 15 vacation days plus 3 personal days over the 18 month period.

Sick Time: Maximum of 6 days per calendar year, as accrued under the terms of the NY City Earned Sick and Safe Time Act

Medical Benefits: The Bank will not provide medical benefits so the trainee should make his/her own arrangements.

Visa Fee: If a J-1 Visa is required, it is the responsibility of the trainee to procure this. However, the Bank agrees to support the visa application process and to pay for the visa fee.

You will only receive a response if the Bank is interested in your application.

Start date:

1st Quarter 2020 or sooner