Finance Internship (Corporate Accounting) - 12 Months

Hilton · Competitive · Scotland
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We are looking for a high-calibre undergraduate student to join our Finance department in Glasgow on a 12 month placement.

Hilton is one of the largest and fastest growing hospitality companies in the world, with more than 5,750+ properties in 113 countries and territories. In the 100 years since our founding, we have defined the hospitality industry and established a portfolio of 18 world-class brands, including our flagship Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand, which is the most recognised hotel brand in the world.


A bit about the job

As an intern, you will be an integral part of the team and will play an active role in our continued success. You will carry out a range of administrative/support activities, as well as having ownership of your own project-based initiatives. Some of the more specific responsibilities within the role will include the following; 

  • Carrying out balance sheet and other reconciliations, variance analysis and general ledger entries
  • Contributing to the monthly close and post-closing processes, ensuring that all reporting activities are carried out as per guidance and deadlines
  • Supporting the review and continuous improvement of Corporate Accounting Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
  • Supporting with the set-up and maintenance of internal controls and SOX compliance
  • Supporting the coordination of third-party service providers, such as auditors, valuation specialists, software vendors etc.
  • Supporting with budgeting and forecasting initiatives, as well as cost centre reporting
  • Carrying out VAT returns and intercompany accounting
  • Responding to queries and information requests from internal departments and management as required


What we are looking for

As with any job, we do have certain criteria that you will need to meet in order to be considered for one of these highly sought after opportunities. These are detailed as follows;

  • Must be in your second year of undergraduate study at the point of application
  • Must be available to start on the 6th July 2020, for the full 12 months.
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK. If you are a non-EU national then you will need to be studying at a UK university in order to be eligible to undertake a placement here.
  • You should be able to demonstrate a genuine interest in Finance
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of numerical and analytical capability
  • First and foremost, Hilton are a hospitality company and we are looking for individuals with a strong sense of alignment to our culture and values.

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Deadline: 5 March 2020
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