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Global Graduate Trainee - Controller Analyst

Do you have the appetite to Grow Your Magic?

Consumers everywhere are increasingly conscious of the quality of the food they eat. Puratos develops, produces and distributes a unique range of ingredients for bakers, pastry-chefs and chocolatiers who demand the very highest quality.


Founded in Belgium in 1919, Puratos is growing rapidly with over 9000 employees in 75 countries, with a consolidated turnover of over €2 billion in 2019. Our passion for innovation, pioneering spirit and core values continue to propel our global ambitions. This, coupled with our commitment to our communities, is what makes working at Puratos so magical.


Position Overview


Based in Turkey, in order to further strengthen our local Finance team, we are currently seeking an:


Global Graduate Trainee – Finance Track

(Istanbul, Turkey)


Our Graduate Trainee Program will inspire you and challenge you… Come join our rapidly growing, global team!


Puratos is currently seeking highly talented Graduates to join our teams in 8 global locations the following regions:

  • Northern and Southern Europe
  • Asia
  • Middle East
  • North and South America


Reporting directly to the Finance Director, the successful candidate for this key function will be responsible for financial control processes.


Key Accountabilities


Over the course of our 3 year Graduate Trainee program (Permanent Contract), you will have the opportunity to take part in 3 annual rotations within our Finance departments in Turkey and internationally. This traineeship will focus in particular on financial and internal control in the company.


The goal of our program is to prepare the path for talented, passionate professionals towards future leading roles within our company. Our long-term aim is to build Puratos’ global management pipeline, as a key element of our competitive foundation for great global talent.


Each Graduate Trainee will be assigned to an expert Mentor, who will ensure you receive all the continuous support and training you will need to be successful during your 3 annual rotations making up our program, as well as moving into your first exciting role within Puratos as you move from your Graduate Traineeship into the rest of your career within our global business.





As an ideal candidate for our program, you will possess:

  • University Degree with excellent academic track record (Finance, Business, Economics or similar)
  • You will either be in your final year of University study, or have graduated within the past 12 to 18 months (more experienced candidates are welcome to apply to other roles at Puratos via our careers page)
  • A first work or Internship experience, preferably in the Food, FMCG or in a similar industry
  • Preferably a first experience within Finance
  • Drive for innovation, teamwork, flexibility, and achievement orientation
  • Engagement and passion for the Food industry
  • Be fully mobile to work in different global business areas/ locations
  • Be fully business-fluent in English
  • We are looking to meet Graduates with a passion for making things happen, real enthusiasm for our business, as well as a strong desire to learn and build their careers.


Required Competencies


  • Collaboration and Analytical skills
  • Professional Development Drive
  • Sharp Eye for Detail




Puratos provides a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment that encourages our people to take initiatives and bring ideas that will contribute to the success of the company. Of course, Puratos offers a competitive package (salary, group insurance, healthcare, training…) but additionally, offers you a position that you can further develop and shape.