Hilton 2024 Hilton Finesse Finance Graduate Programme - EMEA in Watford, United Kingdom
Do you have the ambition and potential to become a Leader in Finance?
Imagine this: not just one, but TWO thrilling 12-month placements in different countries across the vibrant EMEA region, followed by a hands-on 12-month finance role. That's a breath-taking 36-month journey where you'll immerse yourself in the world of finance, gaining comprehensive experience in all the major finance functions, supporting you in fast-tracking you to a finance leadership role within 5 - 7 years.
The experience doesn’t stop there, you'll also gain exposure in the heart of Operations, Business Development, and Human Resources, gaining invaluable insights into these essential functional areas.
And that's not all! At the core of this adventure is the opportunity to conquer the CIMA professional finance qualification, a prestigious and globally recognized milestone in the finance profession. So, if you're ready to jet-set across the EMEA region, immerse yourself in multifaceted finance, and earn a globally respected qualification, this is the thrilling journey you've been waiting for!
Why choose us?
Embarking on our graduate programme is a transformative journey, encompassing a structured framework of learning and development activities. Here’s what you can look forward to:
International exposure: Two 12-month placements in two different countries within the EMEA region.
Programme Induction: Start your journey with a comprehensive introduction to our programme and our broader business.
Learning and Development: Graduates have access to Hilton University (our online learning and development tool, through which you can complete e-learning courses, learn a language online and make use of our online business library) on-the-job and off-the-job learning. There will also be business driven projects to complete.
Operational Finance and Leadership Programmes: Engage in specialised programmes to hone your leadership and finance skills.
Personal Development Plan: Aligned to your technical and leadership capabilities. This is a flexible programme, which will acknowledge the training that you have already completed and build on it.
Feedback and Growth: Regular evaluations and feedback sessions will ensure Finesser’s receive guidance and an opportunity to continually improve. Progress is constantly assessed, so you always know how you are developing.
Personal Mentor/Buddy: Benefit from a one-to-one mentor, ensuring your progress is nurtured with regular feedback.
Globally recognised CIMA Professional Finance qualification: This is a highly regarded professional qualification with global recognition in the Finance profession. This process will be supported by Hilton in terms of both funding and learning support. The CIMA qualification typically takes 3 years to complete, so this will be completed alongside your first two placements and your year 3 finance role with us.
Hilton Perks: Including our Go Hilton TM Travel Program, which provides you with access to heavily reduced hotel room rates for you, your family & friends.
What are we looking for?
With our major global presence and ambitious growth plans, Hilton needs to develop a strong team of future finance leaders. We are seeking individuals who embody the Hilton Values, possess a strong drive, commitment, and flexibility. Mobility holds paramount importance in this programme, as the ideal candidate is anticipated to work in a minimum of two different countries during the programme, potentially anywhere within the EMEA region, each placement lasting twelve months.
To be considered, you should have:
- Completed a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, Hospitality, Business or other equivalent by August 2024.
- Fluency in English (speaking, reading, and writing).
- Eligibility to work within the EMEA region.
- Full mobility across the EMEA region, along with a willingness to relocate as required by Hilton for both placements.
- The desire to become a financial leader.
- The appetite to manage the demands of studying towards your CIMA qualification alongside a full-time role.
- Availability to start full-time employment as of 2nd of September 2024.
What is it like working for Hilton?
The future of hospitality is bright at Hilton: a leading global hospitality company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands. Dedicated to filling the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, we have welcomed more than 3 billion guests in our more than 100-year history.We have an incredible culture which makes Hilton a great place to work and recently ranked the #1 World's Best Workplace.
We support the mental and physical wellbeing of all Team Members, so they can Thrive, thanks to innovative programs and benefits such as workplace flexibility, career growth and development, and our Go Hilton Team Member Travel discount program. Hilton prioritises understanding and integrating our Team Members’ unique perspectives and voices—along with those of our Guests, Owners, Suppliers, and Partners—to cultivate a diverse and inclusive environment for all.
We are open for applications, so please apply! Applications close on Sunday 14th January 2024.
There is a rigorous selection process, which includes online assessments, a competency-based interview with a Finance Director, and a Virtual Assessment Centre which will take place in Q2, 2024. This not only helps us to identify the right candidates, but if you are selected, it is the start of your personal development journey with Hilton.
Good luck, we are looking forward to meeting you!
Title: 2024 Hilton Finesse Finance Graduate Programme - EMEA
Requisition ID: EUR0152X
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