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At the heart of budgets, strategy and planning.

A Unilever career in Finance puts you at the heart of budgets, strategy and planning.

In a Finance role with the Unilever Future Leaders Programme, you will directly input into Unilever's long, medium and short-term plans as well as our cost reduction programmes and innovation projects.

Unilever develops leaders

Our global learning programmes are regarded as the best in the industry. We have internal academies for each business area designed to develop employees in functionally specific capabilities.

Did you know?

Some graduates in Finance could be leading teams in their first role as a manager.

Three ways you'll learn with us

  • Through formal learning: with in-house training

  • Through experience: with hands-on project work

  • Through people: work with experts in their fields and benefit from a buddy system

Finance Experience on the Unilever Future Leaders Programme

Profit centre

Gain an understanding of Business, categories and brands in detail and understand in detail the finance thrusts on the Finance Academy.

Corporate accounts & treasury

Gain an understanding of global accounting terminology, Indian & global treasury, taxation, investor relations & competitor mapping.

Customer Development (CD) Finance

Develop a deeper understanding of customer and trade marketing or sourcing and supply management.

Understanding of the Depot Operations and Controls.

Understanding sub-processes in Sales Accounting and Financial Accounting.

Understanding the stock management system in terms of operations planning and efficiently controls and record.

Factory Stint

Understand Business Category and Factory role in it.

Understand key Factory Statistics — Annual Volumes, Fiscal Benefits.

Interface of production operations with factory supply chain and finance function.

Supply Chain Finance (SCF)

Understanding Structure of central SCF & role.

Fiscal monitoring

Business case analysis - CAPEX evaluations

Appreciation of long term manufacturing strategy


Understanding a Brand Key, brand strategies

Basic Appreciation of sales & marketing principles, consumer insight and brand key

Implementation rigour in the field and controls in place to ensure allocated budgets are effectively spent and the objectives of the promotion are being met


Control Assurance – Induction

Risks and Operational controls reviewed by CAD

Audit remediation tool – Follow up, escalation, thematic review

Internal Audit on the ground

International Stint

UFLP India sends each of its Management Trainees overseas for their projects, aimed at helping you understand other markets, cultures and best practices.

Rural Stint

Understand the realities of Rural India, the role a socially responsible business can play in developing the country, the rural market, consumer profile, psyche and lifestyle. Understand the rural consumer’s purchase patterns and needs of the rural people. It will test you on each Standard of Leadership, and allow you to test yourself in a non-corporate set-up.

Understand the three pronged approach to CSR for HUL – Grow Markets in a responsible manner; Ensure sustainable practices @HUL; be a thought leader for a sustainable tomorrow.

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