Master Assignment: Data Analystics – Cost Accounting

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Company: DAF
Location: Eindhoven

Assignment description
The DAF Finance department is responsible for determining and setting the cost price in DAF’s Truck Order Management System (OMS), which is based on the actual standard cost price of delivered trucks. DAF offers all kinds of trucks with over 10,000 different options and forecasting the cost prices of these options is a manual and time-consuming process, with a lot of data elements and systems.
Project: make an assessment of the current process of calculating option prices for DAF’s Truck Order Management System and establish an “automatic” interface between the actual standard cost price of delivered trucks and the forecasted cost price in OMS.

Department
DAF Trucks is a wholly-owned subsidiary of PACCAR Inc. The DAF Trucks N.V. Finance department is located in Eindhoven, with local finance teams in the Westerlo plant (Belgium) and in its European sales subsidiary offices. Over 200 financial professionals are responsible for timely and accurate reporting of DAF’s financial results, using efficient accounting processes, which are based on robust systems and strong internal controls.

The DAF Finance department is an inspiring and challenging environment which is focused on high quality and reliability of financial statements, strong business partnership, continuous improvement and timely identification and management of future opportunities and risks for the company.

Student profile
For this assignment we are searching for a driven and enthusiastic Master student Econometrics/Data Science with strong analytical skills and a solid background in data analytics and information systems. You are fluent in the English language, both verbal and written form.

We offer
Our internships and graduate projects give you the chance to develop into a young professional. You can take an active part in one of our many current projects and actively experience what it is like to work for DAF. As student at DAF you’ll receive an internship wage.

Interested?
Please send your resume and motivation to our Campus Recruiter Jimmy Baens via jimmy.baens@daftrucks.com.