Finance analyst intern 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.
  • My job at Hilton entails helping the finance team with a variety of financial analysis and reporting activities. The creation of financial statements, budgets, and predictions is something I help with. I conduct financial data analysis, spot trends, and offer recommendations to support decision-making. I work with cross-functional teams to compile pertinent data and provide input to initiatives including financial planning and analysis. with addition, I help with cost analysis, process improvement potential identification, and financial research.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • At my internship as a Finance Analyst at Hilton, I have had the opportunity to learn and develop various skills. I have gained hands-on experience in financial analysis, data interpretation, and report preparation. I have enhanced my proficiency in financial modeling and spreadsheet analysis tools. Additionally, I have developed a deeper understanding of financial systems and software used in the industry. Through interactions with finance professionals, I have also improved my communication and teamwork skills, which are essential for collaborating effectively within a finance department.

  • 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?
  • 5/5

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


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • While I work under the guidance of experienced finance professionals, I am entrusted with handling specific analysis tasks and contributing to financial projects. I have the opportunity to independently analyze financial data and present my findings to the team. I am also responsible for ensuring accuracy and quality in the work I deliver. This level of responsibility has allowed me to develop autonomy, attention to detail, and accountability in my work.I have been given a reasonable 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?
  • My coworkers and managers have given me a lot of support and direction. They have given me insightful information about methods of financial analysis, business trends, and best practises. I have a mentor who helps me develop my abilities and my comprehension of the financial function by providing direction and criticism on my work. Regular team meetings and discussions have given me opportunities to obtain clarification, learn from other financial professionals perspectives, and They have given me priceless insights into the methodologies used in financial analysis, as well as market trends and best practises

  • 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?
  • With a focus on cooperation and teamwork, Hilton promotes a professional and diverse workplace culture. The general environment is supportive and promotes development. In a setting that moves quickly, accuracy and attention to detail are highly prized in the financial department. The organisation values excellence, honesty, and moral behaviour. In order to foster an environment that is favourable for both personal and professional growth, Hilton encourages a healthy work-life balance and offers a variety of employee engagement initiatives and development programmes.

  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 4/5

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

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

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • My time spent interning with Hilton as a finance analyst has been fantastic. It has been incredibly rewarding to have the chance to work for a reputable organisation and participate to important financial research initiatives. I havve been able to enhance my skill set and apply my academic knowledge in a practical situation thanks to the demanding yet encouraging environment. My internship has been enjoyable and fulfilling because of my team and the whole finance department excellent interactions.

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 4/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 4/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Hilton
  • 4/5

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

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Hilton
  • I would advise focusing on developing a strong understanding of finance concepts and financial analysis tools. Highlight your analytical skills, attention to detail, and ability to work in a team. Demonstrate your familiarity with financial modeling, data analysis, and reporting. Research Hilton values and corporate culture, and align your application and interview responses with these principles. Emphasize your enthusiasm for the hospitality industry and your passion for contributing to the financial success of the organization. Networking and seeking informational interviews with finance professionals at Hilton can also provide valuable insights and potentially increase your chances of securing an internship.

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Placement (10 Months+)

Financial Management


June 2023

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