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Intern Finance EMEA (Start Date: July 2021)

Location: 

London, GB

Property Name:  WHG United Kingdom
Req Id:  14808

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is now seeking an Intern Finance EMEA to join our team in London, United Kingdom.

The Internship

 

The Intern Finance EMEA will contribute to the performance of the EMEA team by supporting the Accounting & Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) teams with a mixed variety of duties and projects in the areas of accounting and FP&A as required by Corporate Finance in the EMEA division. They will work with the Corporate Finance team as well as individually or alongside other interns from other corporate departments on business-critical projects to provide support and resources in line with the strategic priorities of the division.

 

This is a front-line Finance role working across a multi-faceted financial environment. They will implement activities, processes and procedures which support the existing team and the future growth of the division. They will build positive and effective working relationships with their client group and associates in order to drive the development, effectiveness, engagement and retention of the team in line with the needs of the division.

 

They will work to ensure the implementation of key financial planning initiatives including but not limited to enhanced financial and statistical forecasting processes, annual budget preparation, profit and loss accounting analysis, feasibility, financial compliance and efficiencies and overall improved financial reporting presentations. In order to achieve this, exposure across the broader accounting function on general ledger and month end across a number of European legal entities may be required as well as assistance with statutory audit and compliance requirements.

Responsibilities

 

1. Accounting Corporate
Support month end process including accrual preparation, variance analysis and expenses forecasting as well as liaison with multifunctional departments on spending plans. Assist in preparation of annual corporate expense budget.

2. Accounting Hotels
Assist in the AP function across multiple currency entities for UK, Turkey, UAE and India, including invoice, expense and payment processing via the Oracle accounting system

3. FP&A
Support FP&A with EMEA corporate financials, including month end, forecasting and related report preparation for the divisional leadership team. This includes managed and franchised monthly hotel financial reporting, follow up and analysis. Assist in preparation of annual corporate revenue budget and related presentations.

4. Accounting & FP&A Projects
Work with the accounting team on business specific projects such as corporate compliance of various legal entities. Support with Feasibility project analysis as required.

5. Financial Compliance
Assist in the preparation of statutory compliance documentation such as tax, audit and VAT returns for a variety of EMEA companies

6. Internship Group Project: all Interns will be involved in a business-critical project during their internship

Complexity, scope and financial responsibility

 

The activities and contribution of the Intern Finance EMEA will impact the performance of the business. They will act on behalf of the business to reduce risk by implementing company policies. They will be required to exercise sound judgment and integrity at all times to ensure confidentiality of protected information.

Key Competencies

 

Alongside the professional competencies outlined below, the successful candidate will demonstrate the fundamentals of Wyndham Hotels & Resorts “Count on Me!” Service Culture to be Responsive, be Respectful and Deliver a Great Experience. This will form the cornerstone of their approach as they carry out all tasks with the “Count on Me!” building blocks in mind;
Compassionate, Engaged, Dependable, Courteous, Engaged, Inclusive, Hospitable, Prepared and Personalised.

 

• Financially & economically literate
• Strong written and spoken presentation skills
• Ability to build strong relationships with team members
• Flexibility and ability to adapt quickly to changing business requirements
• Motivation and ability to work without supervision
• Strong cultural awareness
• Customer service minded

Experience & Qualifications

 

• Degree in either Finance, Accounting, Economics or Business Analytics
• Fluency in spoken and written English is essential, an additional language would be an advantage.
• Must be an experienced user of MS Office tools including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Organisational Relationships

 

The Intern Finance EMEA will report to the Management Accountant EMEA. They will also work closely and take direction from the Financial & Feasibility Analyst EMEA and the VP Finance & Business Support EMEA.

Compensation & Benefits

 

• £18,025 gross per annum, prorated for the duration of the internship
• 25 days of holidays per annum (accrued basis)

 

 

 

COMPANY OVERVIEW:
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the largest hotel franchisor in the world and a leading hotel management company.  We stand 20 brands strong across 9,000 hotels in more than 80 countries, and we offer the most diverse collection of hotel experiences in the world.  Our iconic brands, united by the richest and simplest rewards program in the business, make hotel travel possible for all.

Our hotel owners are the stewards of our brands, and together, we champion everyday travelers.  We believe guests deserve great experiences, and our robust portfolio—distinguished by our leading economy and midscale brands—delivers just that.

We are AmericInn® by Wyndham, Baymont® by Wyndham, Days Inn® by Wyndham, Dazzler® by Wyndham, Dolce Hotels and Resorts® by Wyndham, Esplendor® Boutique Hotels by Wyndham, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham®, Howard Johnson® by Wyndham, La Quinta® Inns & Suites, Microtel  by Wyndham®, Ramada Encore by Wyndham, Ramada Worldwide® by Wyndham, Super 8® by Wyndham, The Trademark Collection® by Wyndham, Travelodge® by Wyndham, TRYP by Wyndham®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Wyndham Garden®, Wyndham Grand® and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®.

Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. with offices around the globe in London, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Dubai and more, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts employs approximately 15,000 team members worldwide.

Job Location: WHG United Kingdom, 4th Floor, 3 Shortlands, Hammersmith, London  W6 8DA
Employment Status: Full-time

Employment Disclaimer

In some locations around the world, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts manages hotel properties on behalf of a third party owner. At many of those properties, the Hotel owner is the actual employer, and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts performs recruiting and hiring functions on behalf of the owner. I understand and agree that, by applying through this site, I may be applying for a position with a company other than Wyndham Hotels & Resorts where Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is serving only as the recruiter and will not be my actual employer.

What we expect from you

• Bring your best every day

• Put our guests first

• Strive to exceed expectations in all you do

What you can expect from us

• Best-in-class training and career development

• Supportive and engaged team

• Fast paced fun environment

About Wyndham

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the champion of the everyday traveler. Through the largest and widest collection of hotel experiences in the world, we work to make hotel travel possible for all. Wherever and however people travel, Wyndham will be there to welcome them.