Finance Intern

Lilium, Munich

The Lilium Jet All-electric. Affordable. With the Push of a Button.

Duration: Internship

A career at Lilium is for those who want to do something extraordinary. We take pride in pushing the boundaries of engineering, technology and customer experience 

Apart of a team, you will tackle challenges and deliver something that has never been done before. By joining Lilium you will have the opportunity to work with a world-class entrepreneurial team of more than  800 people who are as passionate about changing the world as you are.  

You will always act with safety and integrity in mind and embody our core behaviors of efficient and positive collaboration, ownership of time, continuous improvements and, ultimately delivering results.

We thrive on diversity and creating an inclusive culture, with more than 50 nationalities currently working hard to bring our vision of a sustainable world to life. 

Your role and your team: 

The Controlling / Finance Intern will work closely with the Munich based Controlling and FP&A team to build a highly automated planning environment while working with new technologies. As a fully integrated member of the team, you will be part of building out processes and systems that will define the company in the future. 

This is an exceptional opportunity to join one of the fastest, most well-funded and exciting start-ups in the world and be part of the exciting journey of the Lilium Jet early in its inception phase. The successful candidate will be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and will be a creative and analytical problem solver. 

Your Day to Day:

  • Support in running and continuously enhancing the short-, mid- and long-term planning processes, monthly reporting and forecasting 
  • Support the controlling team in budget planning and budget management. 
  • Prepare ad-hoc financial controlling reports by collecting, summarizing, assessing and presenting key data 
  • Evaluate financial performances by conducting financial analysis, including the development and improvement of financial models 
  • Prepare crisp and clear presentations used for decision-making 
  • Support the team in continuous process improvement
  • Work with other teams to drive value by providing the required financial transparency and proactively identifying areas for improvement 
  • Participate in strategic finance projects and ad-hoc tasks 

Your Profile:

  • The Intern must be enrolled in a University program.
  • Previous experience or a strong interest in finance, controlling and/or FP&A is required.
  • Good MS Office skills -  advanced knowledge of Excel is required (experience with VBA is a plus).
  • Good financial acumen and ability to manipulate & interpret data. 
  • Experience with BI / Reporting tools is a plus. 
  • A proactive, results-driven team player committed to support the team achieve its targets.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage short-term priority shifts.
  • Analytical problem solver who sees obstacles as challenges. 
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills. 
  • Fluent in English language (B2/C1) essential, German would be beneficial. 



Life at Lilium:

You are joining us as we are building our global footprint. While the current COVID-19 restrictions mean that many of us are working remotely, we are still making the most out of this time. Meet fellow colleagues via our culture sessions and free weekly yoga classes, or improve your German or English with our free language courses.  

 Lilium is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of ethnicity, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.  

About Lilium

About us Lilium is a disruptive aviation start-up based in Munich. Co-founded in 2015 by Daniel Wiegand, Sebastian Born, Patrick Nathen and Matthias Meiner, the team brings together international world-class engineers and designers. The group shares the vision of a completely new type of individual transportation and is dedicated to develop and build the world’s first fully electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) jet. An estimated range of up to 300 km and a top speed of 300 km/h, along with zero emissions make it the most efficient and eco-friendly individual means of transportation of our time. By providing ultra-redundancy, the Lilium Jet will also set new standards in safety. Lilium aims at liberating towns and cities from today’s congestion and pollution, with people able to come and go freely, vastly expanding the radius of their everyday lives.

Want to learn more about Lilium? Visit Lilium's website.