finance placement Review

by Hilton


  • Skills
  • Responsibilities
  • Support & Guidance
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • In my job, I assisted the finance team with a variety of financial operations and analyses. I regularly collaborated with experts in finance to support financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasting tasks. I provided assistance with financial data analysis, financial statement preparation, and trend or pattern detection. I also took part in audits to make sure internal controls and financial regulations were followed. I also helped with spending tracking, financial reconciliations, and data input. Overall, I was responsible for giving the finance department critical support and obtaining practical knowledge of numerous financial tasks.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I had the chance to learn new skills and hone my current ones throughout my financial internship at Hilton. With the use of tools like Excel and financial management systems, I improved my ability to conduct financial analysis and reporting. My ability to understand and analyse data has improved, allowing me to gain valuable insights from financial data. My comprehension of financial statements, budgeting procedures, and financial controls also improved. I improved my organisational, time management, and attention to detail abilities while working in the finance industry. My internship gave me useful skills that I can use in a career in finance.

  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 3/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 5/5


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • As a finance intern, I received a high degree of responsibility throughout my stay. I was given responsibilities that contributed to the overall financial operations while working under the direction of knowledgeable finance specialists. I was in charge of compiling and analysing financial information, creating reports, and supporting budgeting procedures. I actively contributed ideas and suggestions based on my analysis during team meetings and conversations. To ensure accuracy and compliance in financial transactions, I also followed financial controls. I was able to contribute to the finance function and develop expertise because of the level of responsibility.

  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 5/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • The finance staff, as well as my supervisor, provided me with fantastic help and direction. They provide thorough instruction on Hilton's financial procedures, procedures, systems, and tools. I received regular feedback on my work as well as mentoring, which helped me hone my financial expertise and raise the standard of my contributions. The team also promoted a supportive and collaborative environment where I could get advice, ask questions, and learn from seasoned experts. Continuous learning and progress were made possible by holding regular meetings, sharing expertise, and giving and receiving constructive comments. The help and direction I received made a significant difference in my professional growth and overall performance in the position.

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 5/5


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Teamwork, integrity, and excellence are valued in the inclusive and inviting workplace culture of Hilton. Employees collaborate to provide great hospitality experiences in a professional yet lively environment. Hilton encourages a supportive work atmosphere where staff members are urged to develop professionally and contribute to the company's success. The organisation places a strong emphasis on ideals like community involvement, sustainability, and diversity. For finance interns, the general culture and environment foster an inspiring and friendly workplace.

  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 4/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • had a great time working as a finance intern at Hilton. Working for a prominent international hospitality firm was an interesting and rewarding experience. The practical knowledge and exposure to hospitality sector finance procedures were priceless. The ability to contribute to financial analysis and reporting, as well as the encouraging and cooperative work environment, made the experience rewarding. My desire to work in finance has become stronger as a result of the internship.

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 5/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Hilton
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Hilton to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Hilton
  • I would suggest to those who are applying to Hilton that they emphasise their commitment to excellence, their love of money, and their attention to detail. Incorporate experience or education in finance, data analysis, and financial systems. Show off your prowess with financial tools and software, as well as your ability to think critically and solve problems. The ability to contribute to a company's financial operations can be seen by emphasising any prior involvement in finance-related projects, internships, or extracurricular activities. The application will be significantly improved if the applicant can demonstrate a grasp of Hilton's values, customer-centric strategy, and dedication to providing extraordinary experiences.

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Placement (10 Months+)

Financial Management


June 2023

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